Corporate Procurement is a specialist support team within the Council's Business Management service and is responsible for the delivery and management of key strategic contracts let by the Council.
A consistent approach to commissioning, sourcing and contract management will provide the Council with a resource to successfully commercially manage contracts. We are recruiting a Purchasing Control Officer' the main purpose of this role is to implement purchasing controls that enable the council to operate compliantly and proficiently in the purchasing of goods, services and works.
You will operate as a key eSystems officer in the system administration and development of technology in all procurement solutions. You will provide an efficient, effective and professional service in relation to the Council wide and strategic online electronic purchasing system. Being responsible for the planning, preparation and delivery of staff training, as well as acting as a hub for purchasing system advice and guidance, ensuring any queries are resolved in a timely manner. You will need good supervisory and planning skills, excellent analytical, data management and IT skills, as well as the ability to work on own initiative and work effectively under pressure and within specified timescales.
We want people who are driven, unstoppable, and ready to deliver. It is a fantastic place to live, work and visit. We are an employer who supports, who is flexible but who demands the very best.No holding back. No excuses. Just change Wirral.Bring it on.