Job Details - Contracts Assistant

Contracts Assistant

Ref: PCHRA16208/8421

Salary: £21,322 - £24,491 per annum (Grade 5 SCP 10 – SCP 17)
Closing Date: 12:00, 28 October 2021

The Corporate Procurement Unit of Legal Services is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated person to play an active role in the procurement work of Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council.

The Corporate Procurement Unit is a section of the Legal Services which is part of the Chief Executive’s Directorate. The unit sets out best practice for procurement across the Council, ensuring that all procurement activities operate within the context of value for money, efficiency and continuous improvement, and supports the Council’s aims and objectives.

The role will assist with contract preparation and renewal, contract management and supplier relations, and tendering and quotation processes, in compliance with relevant legislation and procedures. Welsh language skills are not necessary.

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

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

The intention is that interviews will be held remotely.

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

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

You may apply online, download an application pack or contact the HR Employment Support Team by e-mail at 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 at

If you wish to conduct this process in Welsh, please contact the Employment Support Team on

Hours:37 hours per week