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29th November 2016

Durham Council: Vacancy for Strategic Procurement Officer

Durham County Council have a vacancy for a Strategic Procurement Officer (£34,196 to £37,858 - Grade 12) to provide professional procurement resource, to support and advise internal and external partners and to assist in the delivery of the Council's objectives to meet the requirement of the organisation.

The post holder will ensure that all the Council's procurement decisions deliver:

  • Council objectives by demonstrating value for money
  • Synergies with the Council's Medium Term Financial Plan
  • The effective use of resources
  • Expenditure that is managed strategically to achieve community benefits
  • Continuous improvement in service delivery.

Candidates should have CIPS Level 6 (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply) or Qualified to Degree level in a finance or business related subject and have experience of managing major procurement spend/projects.

Find out more and apply online at

The closing date for applications is Monday 5 December 2016.