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5th May 2021

Join Our Team: Procurement Officer

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

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

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
  • Provide specialist procurement advice and guidance to NEPO and its Member Authorities

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.

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 deadline for applications is Tuesday 18 May 2021 at 23.59

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 25 May 2021 and Wednesday 26 May 2021 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 until NEPO makes any changes to these working arrangements at which point the team will return to its base.