Procurement Officer

Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary
Up to £26,000 per annum + benefits
Posted
08 Jun 2021
Closes
08 Jul 2021
Ref
LC/13911
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Procurement Officer – Newcastle - £21,00 - £26,000 + Benefits

Client:

Castlefield Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Procurement Officer to join a Public Sector organisation in Newcastle. This role is a permanent opportunity with an excellent benefits package on offer.

The organisation offers agile/flexible working arrangements as standard, but this post will require presence onsite 2 days a week initially to meet stakeholder requirements.  

This position would be ideally suited to someone with experience of tendering, an ability to negotiate with stakeholders and previous Public Sector experience.

Role:

  • Provide an efficient and effective professional procurement service to meet the needs of internal stakeholders and client departments
  • Assist in Corporate Procurement activities ensuring compliance with Standing Orders, Utilities Procurement Legislation and over threshold Procurement Legislation
  • Develop market and category knowledge for a range of goods and services
  • Provide support in the timely execution of tender documentation
  • Maintain a central procurement tender and contract register
  • Identify improvements with tender documentation and process

Person

  • Experience of purchasing in a Public Sector environment is essential
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and stakeholder management skills
  • Proficient with MS Office and Excel

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