The role sits within the Procurement Team - a growing team - which supports the wider Commercial Team - People Services. The team has a wide area of responsibility, which includes the provision of procurement advice, offering challenge to the way existing services are commissioned and procurement project management.
The client is a well established local government organisation with a respected name within its local area.
The team is accountable for ensuring contracts are commissioned, procured, and managed in a way that ensures value for money at the same time as ensuring a safe, effective and positive service is delivered to all vulnerable people in the local community.
To be effective in this role you will be:
Educated to degree level or hold an equivalent Professional Qualification;
An expert in public sector procurement;
Commercially minded with a good understanding of getting good value from contracted services;
Able to develop and maintain strong working relationships;
An effective communicator, with strong negotiation skills; and
Forward thinking and keen to embed new ways of thinking and working.Job Offer
This is an excellent opportunity to come into a innovative procurement team on an upward trajectory, the team has a brilliant culture and are looking forward to bringing in new procurement professionals offering training and support along the way