Procurement and Contracts Officer

Location
between Breckland Council, Dereham, Norfolk and South Holland Council, Spalding, Lincs 
Salary
Grade: 6 - £37,013 - £42,960 - 37 hours per week
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
16 Oct 2017
Specialist Area
Contracts Manager, Procurement
Sector
Public Sector
Hours
Full Time

Contract Term: Fixed term for 2 years

Breckland and South Holland District Councils are looking to recruit an experienced and highly commercial Procurement and Contracts Officer to join the newly-established Corporate Contracts and Procurement team, a shared service between both Councils.

A procurement professional with a proven track record of delivering efficiencies, savings and other value-added benefits in either the public or private sectors, you will support both authorities in all of their commercial, procurement, tendering and contract management activities. You will have a good knowledge of all applicable UK and EU procurement legislation, and strong project management skills.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent communication and stakeholder engagement competencies, and will have the ability to work alongside and support service teams across the Councils in the delivery of their critical projects.

If this role is of interest, you possess these skills and you are keen to help shape a new contracts shared service, we would be delighted to hear from you.

For more information regarding this role please contact Human Resources at recruitment@breckland.gov.uk

Closing date: 16th October 2017.