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18th October 2019

Job Vacancy (Northumberland County Council): Senior Procurement Specialist

Northumberland County Council has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Procurement Specialist to join Northumberland County Council and Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust shared service procurement team. The salary range is £41,675 - £45,591 per annum.

The successful applicant will be a proactive individual who enjoys being challenged by new areas and activities and possess excellent communication and team working skills. The Senior Procurement Specialist will be responsible for the delivery of a defined number of strategic procurement activities across the two stakeholder organisations and to work effectively with a variety of professional service users.

Demonstrable expertise in local authority and/or Corporate category procurement is highly desirable but not essential. Applicants will be able to demonstrate an ability to draw on a strong set of procurement skills, commercial business acumen and complex contract construction developed over a number of years working in the public sector with experience of managing a small team of procurement professionals to deliver a wide-ranging procurement plan.

The role provides an excellent opportunity for flexible working within an agile environment across a number of offices including Morpeth and Cobalt Business Park, which is located close to Newcastle city centre offering commuting with an extensive road network.

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Closing date: 25/10/2019.