12 Jan

Procurement Officer Jobs Vacancy at Crawley Borough Council Crawley

Position
Procurement Officer
Company
Crawley Borough Council
Location
Crawley ENG
Opening
12 Jan, 2018 30+ days ago

Crawley Borough Council Crawley urgently required following position for Procurement Officer. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Procurement Officer Jobs Vacancy at Crawley Borough Council Crawley Jobs Details:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a Shared Procurement Team providing procurement services to Crawley Borough Council, Horsham District Council and Mid Sussex District Council. The team are responsible for delivering a programme of tender processes, developing internal procurement rules and guidance documentation, undertaking spend analysis to identify savings opportunities, contract management, and delivering training across the Councils.

We're looking for an enthusiastic, experienced individual to fill the role of Procurement Officer. Reporting to the Procurement Manager, you will take the lead in undertaking a wide range of procurement projects from complex EU tenders to accessing framework agreements. You will have a key role in providing timely professional advice on a variety of procurement matters including Public Procurement Directives to Council Officers and Councillors.

We are looking for a confident, well organised and customer focussed individual who can demonstrate creative thinking, problem solving, with an eye for detail. You will have excellent analytical skills, and possess excellent communication and project management skills in order to deliver projects on time. The shared service is a small team and it is vital that you are a team player and are happy to help and support others when required. You will have strong IT skills and whilst knowledge of e-tendering software would be beneficial it is not essential.

This is a career graded post and therefore whilst an awareness of public sector procurement and working towards a CIPS qualification is desirable it is not essential. However some knowledge and experience of procurement and the ability to develop well written documentation is essential.

For the purposes of this role the Head Office is Crawley Borough Council’s premises. However you will need to be situated between all three Council locations on a frequent basis (which includes Horsham and Haywards Heath) depending on the requirements of the projects that you are assigned too and team needs. Mileage (or public transport) can be claimed for travel between the sites.

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post please contact: Jo Newton-Smith, Procurement Manager on 01293 438363

  • Please quote reference: PX41B
  • Closing date: 4 February 2018
  • Proposed Interview date: 20 February 2018
CVs are not accepted without a fully completed application form.
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