Senior Procurement Officer

Nottinghamshire Police
NG5 8PP, Nottingham
£34,578 to £36,369 per annum
19 Oct 2021
31 Oct 2021
Specialist Area
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
Non CIPS member

Nottinghamshire Police

“Proud to Serve” 

Senior Procurement Officer


Hours: 37 per week

Part time/flexible working options will be considered

Salary range: £34,578 to £36,369 per annum (pro-rata if part time)

Based at: Police Headquarters  

A great opportunity has arisen for a Senior Procurement Officer to join the Force. This is a brand new position so the ideal candidate can have a real impact in shaping the future within a newly formed section of the team and ensuring how we procure is delivering value for money and being efficient

Main Purpose of Role

The post holder will be required to deliver a strategic/commercial service to clients across multiple categories of procurement spend and contribute significantly to the delivery of allocated commercial projects within the organisation, delivering sustainable cost improvements, and a range of benefits for the Force.

Ensuring value for money is defined and measured in all activities.

Key Skills & Experience Required

Some of the key skills and experience we are looking for are listed below, however the right candidate will be able to provide examples of all points listed on the person specification.

 Procurement knowledge comprising of negotiation skills, knowledge and demonstrated understanding of strategic sourcing methodologies, supplier chain theory, persuading and influencing, and interpersonal skills

Ability to demonstrate a sound knowledge of procurement law, guidance and policy

 Member of training to be a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or other recognised procurement qualification


For further information and to apply for this role please click the apply button to be redirected to our website.

Please note that you must obtain your line manager’s sign off if applying for an internal vacancy.  This will need to be submitted on the MFSS Line Manager Awareness Document which is published at the bottom of the advert.  Any applications submitted without the support document will not be progressed through the process.  Completion of the Line Manager Awareness Document does not mean that release from your current role is supported.  Should you be successful, a release date will be negotiated between the two departments.

Please can you attach a 2000 words Supporting Statement to your application on a Word document

Important: The information and examples provided in the supporting statement is how applicants are marked/scored as to how their examples meet the essential and desirable criteria required for the role.

Please evidence your qualifications, experience, knowledge/skills/abilities and any special request for the role in not more than 2000 words.

You will need to give a full, clear, specific and demonstrate examples of how you meet the criteria.

Candidates currently at risk will be required to complete and attach the at risk pro-forma document.

All applicants will be subject to the Force Vetting Policy.

The post holder will be required to work in a confidential environment, with a high level of integrity, and be vetted to Management Level.

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Nottinghamshire Police is committed to the principles of Equality, Fairness and Diversity, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community in our efforts to recruit a diverse and flexible workforce that reflects the people we serve.

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