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Senior Procurement Officer

Senior Procurement Officer

Posted 15 May by South Norfolk Council
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South Norfolk Council has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Procurement Officer to join the team based in Long Stratton.  You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and you will receive £31,370 - £34,788 per annum.

Play a key role in maintaining and developing best procurement practice in our new joint team

Are you a procurement specialist with the right balance of technical knowledge and interpersonal skills to drive best procurement practice in our forward looking Local Government organisation? Then read on...

What you could be part of…

Working across South Norfolk Council and Broadland District Council primarily, you will be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focussed services. Our success comes from us being commercially astute and business-like.  Continuous improvement is also vital, and our employees challenge themselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people’s lives.

South Norfolk Council lead a commercial Procurement Consortium to provide strategic, procurement solutions and are seeking admission of new partners. This role will strengthen the Consortium and ensure collaboratively value for money is achieved for all partners through efficient and effective procurement processes.

Key responsibilities of our Senior Procurement Officer:

- Working with our staff and managers to identify the best procurement solutions

- Ensuring our procurement practice accords with the highest professional and legal standards

- Achieving value for money and innovation on all procured works, services and supplies

- Leading and collaborating on procurement processes

- Maximising opportunities to increase income generation.

What we’re looking for in our Senior Procurement Officer:

Fully qualified membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply or a degree in a relevant discipline with comprehensive knowledge of current procurement legislation and its application in the Public Sector.  Just as important is your passion and determination and your ability to engage and influence others to provide an excellent customer service.

Benefits of becoming our Senior Procurement Officer:

Fully qualified membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply or a degree in a relevant discipline with comprehensive knowledge of current procurement legislation and its application in the Public Sector.  Just as important is your passion and determination and your ability to engage and influence others to provide an excellent customer service.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Senior Procurement Officer then please click ‘apply’ now, we’d love to hear from you!

Closing date: Tuesday 28 May 2019

Interview date: Friday 14 June 2019

Reference: 37980680

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