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Job Title

Senior Procurement Officer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLocal & Central Government, Public Sector & Not For Profit
Salary£27,000 to £33,000 per annum
LocationsOxfordshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted25 July 2018

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An opportunity for a Senior Procurement Officer to grow their Commercial & Governance knowledge

To take a Strategic lead on the direction of procurement policies and procedures

Client Details

Local Authority


Run procurement exercises at all levels including those at OJEU and call-offs from framework agreements.

Monitor the corporate contracts register and work with individual service areas to ensure it is up to date.

Provide solutions and pathways to facilitate excellent service delivery of procured contracts.

Provide high level and complex procurement advice in a way in which other officers can understand.

Support in the strategic direction of the councils and council owned companies.

Ensure the councils are protected at all times from any potential procurement risks and ensure appropriate mitigation's are put in place.

Be proactive and work autonomously in supporting service areas and coming up with new efficient ways of working.

Actively and positively raise the profile of the procurement team across both councils, council owned companies, suppliers and other public sector bodies.

Positively challenge any potential rogue spend and identify effective solutions to make savings.

Matrix-manage officers across a wide range of service areas to facilitate the successful delivery of procurement exercises.

Work outside of silos and become a resource weaver, by pulling in support, knowledge and expertise from a wide range of internal and external sources.


Communicates clearly and openly with others in order to inform, instruct, persuade and encourage feedback

Demonstrates a "can do" attitude and focuses energy and commitment on achieving results that are critical to own and organisational success

Understands the role of the organisation, its communities and the needs and expectations of internal and external customers. Works professionally and informatively to meet or exceed these needs and expectations

Demonstrates an open mind to challenge traditional approaches in a positive way, develops innovative ideas, solves problems and continually improves performance

Collaborates and consults with others effectively, in joint pursuit of team and organisational goals

Understands the environment in which the organisation operates and considers the financial and wider commercial implications of their decisions and actions

Demonstrates the appropriate level of specialist knowledge and expertise required to effectively fulfil the role and ensure continuous self/professional development (CPD)

Job Offer

A competitive salary

Internal development opportunities

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