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11th February 2020

Job Vacancy: Procurement Officers

NEPO are seeking candidates for the role of Procurement Officer. The successful applicant(s) will join the team based on Newcastle’s quayside.
  • Salary - £24,799 to £33,799
  • Full time (37 hours per week)
  • Permanent Roles (3 FTE) and Fixed Term Role (1FTE until June 2021)
The role incorporates a wide pay band in recognition of the range of skill levels we are able to recruit at – from junior entry level through to high-performing individuals who will be the managers of the future.

The postholder will assist and deliver procurement activity for major spend categories for the public sector in the North East as well as nationally.

The successful candidate will need to work independently, flexibly and innovatively, supporting the Category Specialist with the delivery of the Collaborative Procurement Work Programme.

Experienced officers will be expected to provide specialist procurement advice and guidance which is legally compliant to NEPO and its Member Authorities.

Procurement represents a fantastic choice for individuals looking for a varied and exciting role with great career prospects. This 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.

The recently advertised Category Specialist posts that NEPO were recruiting into illustrates the type of opportunity a high-performing PO can strive towards. Now is the time to consider a role in procurement!

The deadline for applications is 23.00, Sunday 23 February 2020
Interviews will be held across Monday 2 March 2020 – Tuesday 3 March 2020

Click here for more information and to apply.