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4455 Assistant Procurement Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
31/10/2021 23:59
£25,481 - £27,041 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
31 Oct

Further information

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Procurement Team within North Tyneside Council as an Assistant Procurement Officer. We are looking for someone who is customer focused, has an understanding of public sector procurement and an ability to support a dynamic team with large scale procurement activity.

In a dynamic organisation the successful applicant will provide procurement support to Category Managers and a range of departments across the Authority, the successful applicant will manage quotations on behalf of the Authority and complete supplier onboarding.

North Tyneside is a vibrant borough; it is a great place to live and work and has excellent schools.

North Tyneside Council is one of the largest employers in the area and is committed to staff wellbeing. The Council holds the Better Health at Work Award which recognises the efforts of employers in the North East in helping to address health issues in the workplace.

Benefits include:
Access to Local Government Pension Schemes – generous annual leave plus bank holidays (Employees can request to purchase additional annual leave via a salary sacrifice scheme) • Agile Working supported by laptop and access to technology such as Microsoft Teams • Discounted membership of fitness and wellbeing centres including 5 gyms; 4 pools; 2 spas and over 250 classes every week • The ‘Benefits Plus’ Scheme enabling salary sacrifice for Childcare Vouchers; Car Leasing; Cycle to work scheme; additional holidays, personal training and development, public transport season tickets, Credit Union Savings Scheme.

The post will be based in Quadrant East but may require some travel within the region, flexible home working is also available.

If you have the right skills for the role and a positive attitude, we would like to hear from you.
For further information regarding this vacancy, please contact Denise Pearson via email at denise.pearson@northtyneside.gov.uk or Julie Batey at julie.batey@northtyneside.gov.uk.

Interviews may be held remotely via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful at shortlisting you will be notified of the date and time of your interview. If necessary a separate invite will be sent via Microsoft Teams.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

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