Corporate Procurement Officer

Homeworking/Tamworth, Staffordshire
£28,226 - £32,798 per annum
13 Jun 2022
03 Jul 2022
Specialist Area
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member




Corporate Procurement Officer


£28,226 - £32,798 per annum


Home working contract


37 hours per week


1 x permanent contract

1 x temporary contract for 12 months

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic and capable team players to assist with providing a pro-active, customer focused Procurement service to Members, the Corporate Management Team, and budget holders.

The role will provide management and development of the procurement activity across the Council to maximise value for money, embed good practice, drive innovation, and deliver social value to deliver the best possible outcomes for local people. The post holders will advise service units on procurement and support them with tendering exercises via the procurement tender system In-tend. Working in full compliance with the Public Contract Regulations you will ensure legally compliant and robust contracts are established, minimising risk of challenge to the Council. Your expertise in commissioning, procurement, and drafting contracts across the Council’s third party spend will support the delivery of the Council’s Procurement Strategy. The successful candidates must have experience in a busy Procurement environment and be able to demonstrate competence in a range of IT applications including Microsoft Office.

The successful applicants will have experience of working at a senior level dealing with Procurement legislation, concepts and principles, and hold or be working towards the CIPS qualification.

This is a home working contract and the majority of duties will be carried out at home, however, employees will be contractually required to attend site on two days per month for team meetings, 121 meetings, etc. Employees may also be required to attend a site for meetings, collaborative work or to undertake work related activities. Site attendance will constitute no more than 40% of working time and includes the contractual 2 days per month.

The authority offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, a non-contributory health scheme, Local Government pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement.

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work in the UK check and medical clearance.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Roger Bennett (Head of Finance) on 01827 709246.

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If you have any queries about the recruitment process please contact

Closing date: 3rd July 2022

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted.  Agencies need not apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.