Job Details - Senior Procurement Officer

Senior Procurement Officer

Ref: HRA16171/7889

Salary: £27,041 - £30,451
Closing Date: 12:00, 16 April 2021

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Procurement Officer at Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council.

The job entails undertaking work associated with the commercial and procurement functions of the Council.

The work will involve leading on procurement processes across all areas of the Council to ensure probity and value for money.

The post is part of the Corporate Procurement Unit which sets out best practise for procurement across the Council, ensuring that all procurement activities operate within the context of value for money, efficiency and continuous improvement, ensures compliance with legal obligations and supports the Council’s aims and objectives. Welsh Language skills are not necessary.

This post is currently being advertised based on 2 year fixed term contract. However, there is the possibility of funding being granted to extend this beyond 2 years or the position being made permanent.

If you intend on applying for the position via a secondment opportunity, you must seek approval from your current manager before submitting an application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Neath Port Talbot Council offers a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates who have a disability and armed forces veterans.

The interview date for this post will be 27th April 2021. The intention is that interviews will be held remotely.

For an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Foster, Corporate Procurement Manager, on 01639 763929; or Joanna Stevens, Principal Solicitor Commercial and Governance, on 01639 763002.

You may apply online at the Authority's website www.npt.gov.uk/jobs or contact the HR Recruitment Team by e-mail at jobs@npt.gov.uk or by telephone (01639) 686837 quoting the post title and reference number.

If you wish to conduct this process in Welsh, please contact the Employment Support Team on jobs@npt.gov.uk

Directorate:FINANCE & CORPORATE SERVICES
Section:COMMERCIAL & GOVERNANCE
Hours:37 HOURS PER WEEK
Contract:FIXED TERM CONTRACT
Location:PORT TALBOT CIVIC CENTRE