Senior Procurement Officer

Recruiter
Essex Cares
Location
Hybrid of home and office/site based approx. 1 day per week.
Salary
Up to £40,000
Posted
21 Oct 2021
Closes
21 Nov 2021
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Senior Procurement Officer
Specialist Area
Contracts, Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

This is an exciting opportunity to develop already acquired procurement skills and work closely with the Procurement Manager to deliver all procurement activities.

Utilising exceptional communication skills, you will forge strong and productive relationships across the organisation and with external partners and suppliers. You’ll also support in the development of commercial solutions to help drive ECL’s vision to be the supplier of choice for adult health and social care.

A full job description can be found on our website - https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/essexcares/vms/e/careers/positions/dJE5M3Fnjohi5_6Af5xPjO

What we can offer you as a Senior Procurement Officer:

  • 27 days annual leave per annum plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 45p per mile when travelling between sites
  • Healthcare cash plan to claim back cost of dental and optical treatment
  • Full induction and training with ongoing support
  • Paid mileage when visiting ECL sites

Requirements to become a Senior Procurement Officer include:

  • to be educated to CIPS Level 3 or equivalent by experience
  • experience of working in Procurement
  • a basic understanding of Public Sector procurement law
  • excellent IT skills – including all Microsoft Office Programs and ideally experience with an e-tendering system such as Bravo
  • strong commercial acumen
  • the ability to organise and set priorities
  • the ability to cope under pressure displaying calm and patience
  • a commitment towards ongoing personal development
  • a full, clean valid driving license
  • to be supportive of change; showing flexibility and reliability at all times

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