West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Category & Contract Management Officer

Birkenshaw, West Yorkshire
£32,029 to £33,799 per annum
16 Oct 2019
24 Nov 2019
Contract Type

Category & Contract Management Officer (Construction & Facilities Management)

Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw

£32,029 to £33,799 per annum

Are you a procurement professional with a flair for Construction and Property contracts?

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the country’s leading fire and rescue services; to become part of a family where everyone plays their part in making West Yorkshire Safer.

This role is perfect for a procurement category specialist, joining a caring organisation where you can go home each day knowing you have made a difference.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of policies and procedures and manage procurement and tendering to achieve best value outcomes.

The successful candidate will be expected to support clients with a “hands-on” approach by translating business requirements into specifications and tender documentation including the drafting of contracts; and providing 2nd line contract management support.

You will have a background in procurement with experience in Construction and Facilities Management contracts such as JCT and NEC3 Terms & Conditions. The successful candidate will possess a Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Level 4 Diploma.

Joining a first-rate organisation, you will have the job satisfaction of knowing each day that you are contributing to the success of one of just six metropolitan fire and rescue services in the UK, supporting over 950 firefighters who work round the clock to help people and save lives.

The post is subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We offer an excellent package, including Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking, 37 hour flexible working week, an employee assistance programme, training and development, sports and social clubs with free use of gym.

We are a caring organisation, promote an environment of inclusivity and learning and welcome people from all walks of life - just as long as you can show commitment to our values such as integrity and teamwork.

If you can meet this challenge, we want to hear from you!

For further details of this and all our vacancies and to apply online please visit www.wyfs.co.uk/careers. Closing date for all applications is 24 November 2019 with the selection process to take place on 5 December 2019.

The Authority is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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