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18th February 2020

Join Our Team: Category Specialist

NEPO is seeking a Category Specialist to lead and manage procurement activity for major spend categories for the public sector in the North East region and nationally working flexibly across the Collaborative Procurement Work Programme.

The role may suit an experienced and ambitious Procurement Officer looking to take the next step in their procurement career.

Salary – £39,782 to £42,683
Full time (37 hours per week)

The successful candidate will:
  • support the delivery of the Collaborative Procurement Strategy whilst continuously driving performance across the organisation
  • explore and maximise commercial opportunities available across all Collaborative Procurement activities
  • provide specialist professional procurement guidance and support across a portfolio of category areas (Goods, Services, Works) to NEPO and its Member Authorities
  • be responsible for the strategic leadership of a nominated category/categories including the management of workload and resources and the delivery of successful objectives.
Procurement represents a fantastic choice for individuals looking for a varied and exciting role with great career prospects. The current economic climate has seen an increasing number of organisations turn to their procurement teams to deliver growth and generate income.

The deadline for applications is 23.00 on Monday, 24th February 2020.
Interviews are anticipated to be held Friday, 6th March 2020.

Click here for further information and to apply.