Senior Procurement Officer

GBP27000.00 - GBP38000.00 per annum +
14 Sep 2017
14 Oct 2017
Melissa Richards
Specialist Area
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Procurement Officer required for Hampshire County Council across indirect categories. £35000 Winchester

Your new company
Hampshire County Council, which is influential across the region is seeking a new Senior Procurement Officer to work out of their offices in Winchester. Due to a restructure of the team, coupled with the recognised important of an effective and efficient Procurement team a new Senior Procurement Officer is required. Responsible for a spend of over £650 million across a wide range of categories, the councils Procurement team are always involved in interesting projects.

Your new role
Reporting into a Category Manager within the indirects team, you will be responsible for the delivery of assigned activities and projects across the procurement lifecycle to support the achievement of identified savings and benefits, under the direction of Category and Commercial team, with a focus on productivity, efficiency, best value and high-quality internal customer service.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have experience in a similar role, ideally within the Public Sector and be familiar with OJEU/EU Procurement regulations. Experience in IT category would be highly advantageous, however not essential. Ideally CIPS qualified or studying towards a qualification.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a salary in the region of £35,000 along with an excellent package of 25 days annual leave (rising to 28), excellent pension scheme and other associated benefits. You will receive ongoing in house and third party training to keep upto date with new Procurement ideas and support with professional qualifications, such as MCIPS. There will also be career progression opportunities for those wishing to reach senior Procurement positions.

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