Procurement Officer

Recruiter
Blackburn College
Location
Blackburn
Salary
27290.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Officer

£27,290 per annum pro rata

29.6hrs per week

Benefits include Local Government pension scheme (with employer contributions) as well as generous annual leave entitlement commencing at 28 days per annum.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Noon, Tuesday 11 April 2017

As Procurement Officer you will be responsible for monitoring current prices of goods and services, ensuring value for money is obtained and supporting the purchasing requirements of the College. You will ensure that financial procedures relating to procurement are promoted and complied with across College and that compliance with OJEU is in place where relevant. You will check and approve requisitions and invoices for certain goods and services. You will support all high value purchases, including the College’s new build program.

With demonstrable knowledge of EU procurement procedures, you will possess a minimum level 4 CIPS qualification and Level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent. Recent experience of working in a purchasing function/role and tendering, obtaining quotations and demonstrating value for money is essential.

As an individual, you will be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Blackburn College values diversity and is committed to creating a diverse workforce.