Procurement Officer

Posted 27 February by Solutions Recruitment

Our public sector client based in Darlington have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Procurement Officer to join their busy team.

Temporary contract

Immediate start

Hours Full Time

Hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Purpose Of The Role

To assist in the coordination and monitoring of procurement activity, ensuring procurement is legally compliant and delivers maximum value for money


Qualified (MCIPS) Member Of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or equivalent

Experience & Skills

Candidates should have;

Up to date procurement experience, or

Experience of public sector contracting, or

Experience of giving legal advice on contracts and drafting contract

Experience of managing projects from feasibility to implementation.

Experience of carrying out commercial negotiations

Experience of following prescribed processes and timetables in a compliant manner

Experience of implementing, monitoring and reviewing policies and procedures

Experience of advising and coaching staff to help them understand and follow complex processes and procedures.

Skills & Knowledge

Ability to recognise the strategic links between procurement and other Transformation projects.

Ability to plan and organise own workload with minimum supervision and to strict deadlines.

Ability to understand complex organisational issues.

Ability to analyse information from a variety of sources, solve complex problems and think creatively and strategically

Ability to interpret and present information, including financial information in a logical and systematic manner

Ability to regularly give advice and guidance, including demonstrating duties, instructing and checking the work of others

Ability to communicate both orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences (including ability to write clear and concise reports & presentations)

Ability to work to broad policy guidelines and to use discretion and act on own initiative as required

IT Literate, capable of using MS Word / Excel and office packages

Required skills

  • Activity
  • Contracts
  • Reports
  • Supply

Application question

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Reference: 34567328

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