An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced procurement professional to lead the team at Chelmsford City Council. A diverse and exciting role will suit an ambitious person who has procurement experience looking for their next role. The team at Chelmsford is small but provides strategic advice to all services, including diverse requirements which makes the role challenging and exciting, supporting large capital projects and a variety of services.
Our ideal candidate will have a relevant procurement qualification, with some experience in commissioning services with the Third Sector and managing Service Level Agreements. Managing one member of staff, the successful applicant will be an excellent communicator with strong organisational skills.
The Council is working in a hybrid model, including working in the Civic Centre office and working remotely to suit the needs of the business.
The closing date for this role will be 7th July 2022, with interviews scheduled to take place 15th July 2022.
The Council have been accredited with the Essex Family Friendly Employers Charter. This recognises our efforts to support working parents. Our website has been updated to reflect this.
As part of our accreditation, Management Team have agreed that wherever operationally possible, we will offer our fulltime roles on a job share or part time basis. This is on the basis that we are able to recruit to the remaining hours within the same or one subsequent recruitment cycle.
Further information on the family friendly charter can be found: https://www.essex.gov.uk/family-friendly-charter/family-friendly-employer-principles
Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with Disclosure and Barring Service process.
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