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19th January 2022

Job Vacancy: Procurement Coordinator

We are seeking a Procurement Coordinator to join the NEPO team.

Currently working from home, with future plans to relocate into office space in Tyne & Wear, we are a friendly team of thirty people who work together to create a welcoming and supportive culture.

  • Salary £24,012 to £34,728
  • Full time (37 hours per week)
  • Permanent role

As Procurement Coordinator you will be fully supported in your career progression. We are committed to staff development, and team members in procurement roles are supported through professional training with the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). NEPO covers all fees and exam costs as well as allowing study leave.

NEPO employees benefit from:

  • Flexible working
  • Access to technology that enables agile working
  • Continuing professional development, including training opportunities
  • Annual leave ranging from 25 to 30 days plus public holidays
  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Childcare vouchers

You can read more about the staff benefits we offer in our handy guide.

The role

Procurement is one of the few sectors where new employees are given the opportunity to prove their worth and take charge of their own projects, from start to finish. The current economic climate has seen an increasing number of organisations turn to their procurement teams to deliver growth and generate income.

Procurement also offers a great deal of variety in terms of daily tasks and the range of stakeholders you work with. This makes it an appealing career choice for anyone looking for new challenges and continuous development.

The people who prosper in procurement generally have strong interpersonal and analytical skills and can communicate their ideas through a wide range of formats to a variety of stakeholders.

Starting your procurement career; NEPO Procurement Coordinator Carly shares her experience.

How to apply

Visit the North East Jobs website to view the full job profile and start your application.

Deadline for applications is 23:59 on Tuesday 2 February 2022.

Interviews will be held on Friday 11 February 2022.