Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 11 April 2021
Interview date: tbc
For an informal discussion, please contact Edward Dunn - Project and Change Manager, on 07818 587 500.
About the role
Orbis is a shared services partnership between East Sussex County Council, Surrey County Council and Brighton and Hove City Council. Our purpose is to deliver greater value for our councils, residents and customers. We do this by generating efficiencies and exploiting the benefits of sharing people, resources and technology.
Our aim is to grow our influence by working with like-minded organisations who believe as we do, that greater things can be encompassed through true integration and partnership working. Today, Orbis is the largest local government shared service partnership of its’ kind in the UK. We know that our people are our greatest asset and are the key to successful partnership working. We are proud of our public sector heritage and that our employees demonstrate expertise, passion, innovation and customer-focus in everything they do.
This role site within the Sourcing team based within Orbis Procurement
We require an individual who is able to operate at an operational levels but able to use their initiative on how we procure good, works and service, with a good knowledge of procurement, customer service skills and project management understanding.
The successful candidate holder will support the Sourcing Solutions Manager and Senior Sourcing Solutions Specialist in Orbis Procurement to work collaboratively within procurement and service areas to improve and maintain excellent sourcing in line with our procurement standing orders.
We require someone who has the ability to work with a diverse range of individuals and is focused on their customers. They require great communication skills, good stakeholder management, strong project management skills, and great impact with a focus on delivery.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.