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Procurement and Contracts Officer

  • Employer: Mid Devon District Council
  • Reference: 2020051
  • Published: Thu 08/10/2020, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 22/10/2020, 13:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,183 per year
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Mid Devon, Devon

PERMANENT: 37 hours per week 
SALARY: £22,183 to £24,491
LOCATION: Tiverton

The Corporate Procurement Team are looking to appoint a motivated and confident individual who has excellent administration and communication skills to work alongside the Corporate Procurement Manager ensuring that procurement provide a high level of service whilst maintaining governance and ensuring processes and procedures are followed.

You will support the Corporate Procurement Manager with assuring the organisation has robust procurement systems, processes, templates and policies are in place. You will ensure registers are maintained and kept up to date.

Tasks will include tender documentations to go out to market, formulating invitations to tenders, contract negotiation, establishing preferred suppliers, monitoring supplier performance, manage the e-tendering processes as well as building relationships with budget-holders along with giving staff advice on procurement issues.

Supplier engagement will also constitute a key part of the role, specifically helping to support local businesses to understand and meet the requirements of our Procurement arrangements.

The successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, good IT skills as you will be using Microsoft office applications, with good attention to detail of data inputting, data collation and analysis and be used to working with electronic systems. The post holder will be expected to be flexible in the role and able to provide support on the corporate ordering system.

Public sector procurement experience is desirable but full training will be provided.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Chris Davey, Corporate Procurement Manager on 01884 234228.

  • Employer: Mid Devon District Council
  • Reference: 2020051
  • Published: Thu 08/10/2020, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 22/10/2020, 13:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,183 per year
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Mid Devon, Devon

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