Title: Procurement Officer
Contract: Fixed Term
Location: Plough Lane Hereford
Salary: 25,481.00 - 29,577.00
Closing Date: 24/09/2021
Interview Date: 08/10/2021
Maternity Cover Required: Are you an experienced Commercial / Procurement professional with a knowledge of procurement? Do you have a strong track record of delivering outcomes, whilst also putting people at the heart of everything you do?
Herefordshire is a dynamic and growing county. It has areas of outstanding natural beauty and sites of special scientific interest, with wildlife and conservation sites throughout the County. Not only is Herefordshire popular with those seeking to experience the outdoors, the County’s entrepreneurial spirit and room to grow has proved fruitful to business. As a council, we’re relatively small but, we think, perfectly formed. We’re proud to say that people who come here consistently comment on the warm welcome they receive. We’re recognised as ‘punching above our weight’ and part of the beauty of our size is the ability to get things to done, often in creative and innovative ways.
We’re now seeking a Procurement Officer to support the delivery of procurement activity across the council. You’ll be joining us at an exciting time. We have recently appointed our new Chief Executive and, over the next 12 months, we will be leading the council’s adoption of a new social value strategy whilst also supporting the achievement of the council’s Delivery Plan and you will play a leading role in helping the council achieve its social value ambitions through commercial practice.
Join us in helping to make Herefordshire an even better place to do business, visit and live. We can’t wait to hear from you.
To arrange an informal discussion about the role and the place, please contact Lee Robertson at Lee.Robertson@herefordshire.gov.uk or Mark Cage at email@example.com
We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.
The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.
Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme
Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.
We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.
To apply, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement, referring to the job description and person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at: firstname.lastname@example.org