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17th August 2020

Join Our Team: Procurement Officer

NEPO is seeking a candidate for the role of Procurement Officer to join the team.

Salary - £25,481 to £34,728
Full time (37 hours per week)
Permanent role

Whilst working to a purposefully non-category specific Job Profile, this permanent role will be based within the Energy team, subject to any future category changes.

The successful postholder will:

Assist and deliver procurement activity for major spend categories for the public sector in the North East region and nationally.
Work independently, flexibly and innovatively, supporting the Category Specialist with the delivery of the Collaborative Procurement Work Programme.

This 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 high-performing individuals working towards the top of the pay band will provide specialist procurement advice and guidance which is legally compliant to NEPO and its Members 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.

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 Thursday 3 September 2020 at 23.00
Interviews will be held across Wednesday 16 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.