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Procurement Officer - Cheshire

Job Title: Procurement Officer - Cheshire
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Cheshire
Salary: £15.50 - 15.50 per hour
REF: PM00057588
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Procurement Officer – Sale Waterside (Temporary Vacancy)

Salary: £15.50ph

Full-Time (37 hours)

Job Purpose:

You will assist the Category Managers in providing partner authorities with effective, efficient and economic procurement solutions to enable them to obtain value for money from all externally purchased goods, works and services.


  • Work with the Category Managers and help them to deliver procurement services to partner authorities, including managing and leading on a number of specific projects to deliver value for money and supporting on options appraisals, tendering and contractual arrangements within agreed deadlines and performance indicators.
  • Co-ordinate contract and supplier management of the market including maintaining a database of contracts and supplier information.
  • Undertake tender processes in accordance with Contract Procedure Rules (CPR’s), Strategic Procurement Strategy European regulations for the partner authorities and that they are carried out in a legal, ethical, accountable manner in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining contact with other Authorities within the Greater Manchester and North West region and other relevant bodies to enable collaborative working and sharing of best practice.
  • Invite and assess tender submissions and negotiate the award of contracts for the Council(s) on the basis of best value
  • Liaise and communicate with client directorates, suppliers and contractors, and other organisations, both verbally and in writing as required.
  • Take an active part in the continuous review, development and improvement of systems, processes and services in support of STAR’s commitment to a comprehensive and coordinated approach to procurement.
  • Coordinate and supervise the completion of work delegated to Procurement Assistants and temporary workers.
  • Carry out such other duties within the Department as required which are commensurate with the grading of the post.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Parbej Miah 020 8514 9117.