Procurement Officer or Trainee Procurement Officer - ARB14706

Argyll & Bute Council

Procurement Officer or Trainee Procurement Officer - ARB14706

£30,001 - £40,000

Argyll & Bute Council, Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 1 week ago, 5 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 26-07-2024 (In 7 days)

job Ref: ARB14706

Full Job Description

Service: Legal and Regulatory Support

Closing Date: Friday 26th July 2024

An opportunity has arisen for either a Procurement Officer or a Trainee Procurement Officer to join the Procurement, Commercial and Contract Management Team, dependent upon the candidates’ qualifications, skills, and experience.

 

The successful candidate would be responsible for carrying out the effective purchasing of goods, works and services on behalf of the Council, and effectively managing contracts with suppliers to ensure best value is achieved at all times.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to grow and develop their procurement skills within our Corporate and Education spend category.

 

The Procurement Officer role is a permanent post – candidates must have achieved their CIPS Level 4 qualification & willing to or already working towards achieving their CIPS Level 5 qualification.

 

The Trainee Procurement Officer post is a temporary post till July 2026 – candidates must be willing to or already working towards achieving their CIPS Level 4 qualification – salary will be dependent on progress.

 

Both posts are full-time – but requests for alternative work patterns will be considered.

 

See attached 2 x JDPSs for full details.

 

Argyll and Bute Council recognises the numerous benefits of a positive work-life balance to the wellbeing and productivity of our employees. We will take a flexible first approach to requests from our employees to change the way that they work. While we must balance such requests with the need to ensure the quality of the important services we deliver is not compromised, we will ensure that each request is given careful consideration with a view to achieving a positive outcome wherever possible.

 

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is Emma Graham, Senior Procurement Officer – emma.graham@argyll-bute.gov.uk

Applicants should note that:-

  • Happy to talk about flexible working arrangements.
  • Trainee Purchasing Officer is a temporary post which may be filled on a secondment basis by an employee wishing to gain experience/career development and will be at the discretion of the employee’s director.

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is:

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Please also note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy.