Senior Procurement Officer x 2

Recruiter
Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council
Location
Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot (Castell-nedd Port Talbot)
Salary
£27,041 - £30,451
Posted
22 Jan 2021
Closes
19 Feb 2021
Ref
HRA16171/7889
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Graduate, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

2 x Senior Procurement Officer positions are now available at Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, one permanent and one fixed term for two years.

The job entails undertaking work associated with the commercial and procurement functions of the Council. The work will involve leading on procurement processes across all areas of the Council to ensure probity and value for money. The post is part of the Corporate Procurement Unit which sets out best practise for procurement across the Council, ensuring that all procurement activities operate within the context of value for money, efficiency and continuous improvement, ensures compliance with legal obligations and supports the Council’s aims and objectives.

Please note that one post is currently being advertised based on 2 year fixed term contract, however, there is the possibility of funding being granted to extend this beyond 2 years or the position being made permanent.

Welsh language skills are not necessary.

The interview date for these positions will be 4th March 2021. The intention is that interviews will be held remotely. For an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Foster, Corporate Procurement Manager, on 01639 763929; or Joanna Stevens, Principal Solicitor Commercial and Governance, on 01639 763002.

You may apply online at the Authority's website www.npt.gov.uk/jobs or contact the HR Recruitment Team by e-mail at jobs@npt.gov.uk or by telephone (01639) 686837 quoting the post title and reference number.

Neath Port Talbot Council offers a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates who have a disability and armed forces veterans.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

If you wish to conduct this process in Welsh, please contact the Employment Support Team on jobs@npt.gov.uk.