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Social Value and Supplier Coordinator

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/10/2021 17:00
Band 10 (SCP31-34) (2020/21 £34,728 - £37,890)
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
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Employment Location:
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Job details 

Closing date:
15 Oct

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We are seeking a Social Value and Supplier Co-Ordinator to join the NEPO team.


NEPO undertakes high-value procurement in major strategic areas of spend in partnership with the North East local authorities and over 700 Associate Members from the wider public sector.

Our vision is to deliver benefits through collaborative procurement. To do this we are focussed on delivering positive outcomes for North East local authorities, regional suppliers, and the wider public sector. In addition to delivering a collaborative procurement work programme of £210m, we also ensure our stakeholders have the systems, skills and support needed to achieve their procurement ambitions.


The North East has ambitious plans to deliver economic growth whilst tackling the environmental challenges we face.

As our Social Value and Supplier Co-Ordinator you will help ensure that the North East is recognised as a national leader in delivering social value through procurement. Achieving this will ensure that regional suppliers win contracts and deliver tangible improvements in local communities. To help us do this you will have the freedom and support to shape and deliver the North East Social Value model.

Our delivery can’t be achieved without a range of regional and national suppliers. You will develop positive relationship with our suppliers and wider stakeholders. This will ensure that we can deliver the wider ambitions of the NEPO strategy.

You will help regional suppliers achieve their ambitions through the NEPO Business Club. Our support helps a wide range of suppliers identify and compete for procurement opportunities across the public and private sector.

The Job Profile in the supporting documents provides further information on what the role entails including a personal specification.


As a forward-thinking organisation we support personal development and provide a unique opportunity to work collaboratively across the North East public sector.

We offer a wide range of employee benefits including:

• Flexible working
• Continuing professional development, including training opportunities
• Annual leave ranging from 25 to 30 days (depending on length of service), plus public holidays
• Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Childcare vouchers

You can find more about the staff benefits we offer in our handy guide:



The deadline for applications is 5pm Friday 15th October 2021

Interviews will be held on Thursday 21st October 2021


Applications will only be accepted on the North East Jobs website.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Simon Hanson, Economic Development and Policy Manager on 07341 115 399.

For further information about NEPO and its work, please visit our website at www.nepo.org

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