Procurement Officer

Location
Chichester, West Sussex
Salary
: £27,924 to £30,497 per annum pro rata £15,078 to £16,468 per annum
Posted
09 Nov 2021
Closes
28 Nov 2021
Ref
0001KYZ
Specialist Area
Procurement
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
CIPS Membership
Non CIPS member

The University of Chichester is a great place to work and offers staff a beautiful campus environment, a strong ethos of community, and a comprehensive staff development programme to support continuous improvement.

We are recruiting a part time Procurement Officer (20 hours per week) to support the University ensuring compliance with procurement processes as well as financial and statutory legislation. The role will be the primary point of contact within the University for procurement and will be required to engage with stakeholders across the University, supporting tender processes and advising on procurement.

You will lead on category management across the University to ensure value for money, cost savings and enhancements where possible. This role is key within the Finance department, developing close working relationships with the Purchase Ledger Manager, University legal team, budget holders and will be an active member of the Procurement Working Group as well as day to day contact between the University and SUPC (Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium) in conjunction with the Financial Services Manager.

Candidates will have a Degree or relevant work experience in a similar role together with proven knowledge of Public Procurement legislation, experience of running and manging tendering processes and experience of category and supplier management. Good interpersonal skills and strong administrative, organisational and time management skills are essential with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail.

Informal enquiries about the recruitment process are welcomed by: Claire Price, Director of Finance via email: Claire.Price@chi.ac.uk

The University of Chichester embraces all forms of diversity and aspires to be a fully inclusive and representative employer and so we encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people.

  • Closing Date:             28 November 2021
  • Interview Date:          6th or 7th December 2021

For full details of the post, please visit our website www.chi.ac.uk/jobs 

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