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Procurement Support Officer

Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 3NG 


Closing date:22 April 2021 at midnight 

1 permanent and 1 fixed term for one year with potential to become permanent (subject to funding)
The starting salary is £22,183 (level 1) rising to £23,541 (level 2) on first anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time)  
We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more…      
Nottingham City Council is known for inclusivity and innovation, and we are working around the clock to deliver services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.      
Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.     
We will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!      
Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference. We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled - these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes.       
We have always been open to flexible working and the COVID-19 pandemic provided us with some new options to work in a completely different way. We welcome a conversation about flexible working at the point of interview.       
The Procurement Support Officer is responsible for supporting all aspects of procurement activity within a category management structure. They will support the Procurement Team to deliver effective procurement, with a focus on improving quality, maximising savings, increasing spend with local suppliers and creating targeted employment and training opportunities. The post holder will support tenders for a variety of goods and services, from preparation of tender documentation and advertisement through to contract award, in accordance with The Council's Financial Regulations and procurement legislation. Duties will include managing a range of procurement related information, including analysing numerical data and producing reports from the Team's Information management systems.       
  • Ability to work in a busy, challenging environment, utilising a range of skills in relation to a constantly changing subject matter and workload
  • Ability to use Microsoft Access and Excel to produce reports and evaluate data
  • Knowledge of procurement legislation and contract procedure rules
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels both in writing and verbally
  • Ability to use own initiative; make daily decisions relating to the procurement contracts and other procurement issues and to be able to work to strict timescales
  • Ability to analyse complex information, including numerical data
For more information, please view the Job Description and Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
For informal enquiries, please contact Jo Pettifor, Email
Useful information for Applicants
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information, which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working, and our Total Rewards Package, which includes information on some of the great benefits when working for Nottingham City Council.
Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed
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