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17th August 2020

Job Vacancy: Procurement Manager

NEPO is seeking a Procurement Manager to support the delivery of a customer-focused procurement service and the strategic development and delivery of collaborative procurement for local government in the North East and nationally across the NEPO Associate Membership.

Salary - £52,843 to £57,071
Full time (37 hours per week)
Permanent role

The successful postholder will:

Support the Procurement & Commercial Director in the delivery of a customer-focused procurement service and the strategic development and delivery of collaborative procurement for local government in the North East and nationally across the NEPO Associate Membership.
Work cohesively with the Commercial Manager to support the development of innovative solutions which enable NEPO to quickly and compliantly secure value for NEPO Member Authorities and NEPO Associate Members.
Ensure compliant, timely and effective delivery of NEPO solutions against NEPO procurement policies, processes and the Public Contracting Regulations.
Deputise for the Procurement & Commercial Director on procurement related areas.

The role incorporates four direct reports and a further eight indirect reports.

NEPO is a forward-thinking organisation that supports personal development and provides a unique opportunity to work collaboratively across the North East public sector. We have produced a guide to the employee benefits on offer at NEPO to give you a flavour of the welcoming and supportive culture we champion.

The deadline for applications is Sunday 6 September 2020 at 23.00
Interviews will be held across Monday 14 September 2020 and Tuesday 15 September 2020 via Microsoft Teams.
Click here for more information and to apply.

COVID-19 update: Please note that NEPO is currently following the Government’s advice on enabling staff to work from home if it is safe and practical to do so. Therefore, this role will be delivered remotely in an agile way, until NEPO makes any changes to these working arrangements.