Procurement Systems Officer

Leicester County Council
£23,166 - £25,694 per annum
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Procurement Systems Officer

An exciting opportunity to work for a thriving local council.

Leicester is an exciting and enjoyable place to live and work. It has a rich history and a wonderful built and natural environment. It is a rapidly growing economy in a strategic position in the country. As a result it has a growing national and international profile.

Position: Procurement Systems Officer
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Job type: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: £23,166 - £25,694 per annum

Closing Date: 9th November 2016

About the role:

The main purpose of this role is to manage robust systems and processes for the procurement of goods, works and / or services to enable compliance with council roles and procedures. You will facilitate reporting, management information and performance of procurement. Whilst assisting in the preparation and / or delivery of training on procurement systems, you will implement and promote the Council's policies and procedures relating to all areas of employment and service delivery.

About you:

The post holder will be educated to an NVQ level 3 or equivalent in ICT, Business Administration, and Procurement or similar, or have relevant demonstrable experience in these subjects. You must be a confident ICT user and have the ability to draft / develop system requirements and preferably new business processes, as well as developing / delivering training.

You should have experience of using and supporting information systems, including procurement and finance systems. Good interpersonal and communication skills at all levels are required, as is experience of working in cross-functional project teams. Ideally you will have knowledge and experience of procurement procedures and systems.

You must be willing to travel to and / or work at other locations within the city and occasionally travel further afield as required. You must also be willing to occasionally work outside of normal office hours for meetings, conferences, exhibitions, etc.

You may have experience of the following: Procurement Officer, PRINCE2, Procurement Executive, Buying, Purchasing, Procurement Assistant, Purchasing Executive, P2P, Database, eProcurement, Local Council, Buyer, Supply Chain, Procurement Officer, Procure 2 Pay, Purchasing Assistant, etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.