Procurement Technical Officer

  • Full Time/Temporary
  • Durham
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Salary: £10.01
  • Reference ID: NDPROCDUR

We are currently looking for an experienced and educated Corporate Procurement Officer to manage the spending and tendering process in a busy Durham office.

The Role:

  • Manage procurement projects and carry out tendering activities to ensure that procurement spend is strategically managed to achieve sustainable social and community benefits and continuous improvement in service delivery.
  • Provide professional procurement support and advice to service groupings, and partner organisations.
  • Manage spend categories utilising category management processes to secure quality and deliver value for money across the Council.
  • Provide advice and guidance to service areas and partner organisations for devolved area procurement projects.
  • Develop and implement corporate policies, sustainability, procedures and internal budgetary management.
  • Develop, implement and operate e-Procurement and e-Purchasing tools, systems and procedures.

The Person:

  • Must have CIPS level 4 or equivalent.
  • Must have previous experience in a similar role.
  • Must be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant field of study.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
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