Procurement Officer

  • Part Time
  • South Shields
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Salary: £12.80
  • Reference ID: NDPROCSS

We are currently recruiting for a temporary Procurement Officer to work 2-3 days a week in a fast paced role within a busy South Tyneside Council Office.

The Role:

  • Managing of the tendering process
  • Ensuring timescales are met and all tendering procedures are as EU/public procurement guidelines and within own financial regulations.
  • Liaising with stakeholders.
  • Responding and resolving queries regarding procurement from College/Schools and suppliers as appropriate.
  • Supporting college/school team members to ensure a planned approach to upcoming procurement tasks and plans.
  • Recording and communicating outcomes of any procurement processes to comply with audit requirements.
  • Inputting confidential information and scanning for discrepancies.
  • Writing up reports.
  • Providing procurement advice and support to senior members and colleagues.
  • Any general administrative duties such as collating, filing, scanning, use of Office and in-house databases etc.

The Person:

  • Must have previous experience in Procurement.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Must be an excellent communicator.
  • An enhanced DBS is desirable, but not essential as you will be subjected to one upon offer.

The contract will initially run up until June 2021 with possible extensions to follow.

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