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Principal Procurement Officer

  • Employer: Richmond upon Thames & Wandsworth Borough Council
  • Reference: R6560
  • Published: Fri 23/11/2018, 9:56 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 08/12/2018, 9:55 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours.
  • Salary: PO3 £34,554 to £40,653 plus performance related pay
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wandsworth

We have an exciting procurement role working in the housing management team based in Wandsworth Council. You will play an active role providing tender and contract preparation support as well as advice with regards to all works, services and goods tendered by the department. You should be able to balance the strategic with the operational. Knowledge of public sector procurement practices would be an advantage but key to your success in this role will be your ability to advise and support senior managers on any large-scale procurement.
You will also need to have a working knowledge of housing and an understanding of the nature of support, maintenance and major works contracts. The Council offers you an exciting role where you can contribute a great deal to developing and improving services and the environment for its residents.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  These include a 36 hour working week with some working from home (depending on service needs) and a generous holiday allowance, 31 days plus bank holidays.  In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as Performance Related Pay, membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date:  Saturday 8th December 2018
Shortlisting Date: Tuesday 11th December 2018
Interview Dates: Wednesday 19th to Friday 21st December

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and
could be subject to change.


Equality Statement
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.


Important Information:
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitmen.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.
  • Employer: Richmond upon Thames & Wandsworth Borough Council
  • Reference: R6560
  • Published: Fri 23/11/2018, 9:56 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 08/12/2018, 9:55 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours.
  • Salary: PO3 £34,554 to £40,653 plus performance related pay
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wandsworth

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