Location
Antrim
Position
Buyer
Vacancy Type
Temporary

Job Description

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council - Procurement Officer - Public Sector 
 
Why should you apply?
  • Hourly Rate: £17.53 p/h
  • Location: Carrickfergus or Ballymena
  • Hours of Work: 37 hours per week (2 days per week minimum office based / remaining days remote working)
  • Duration: On going
  • Public Sector 
Please note closing date for this vacancy is 24th November 2022. However, you can apply online and register your interest for current and upcoming Public Sector job opportunities. 
 
Duties:
  • Provide a comprehensive procurement service to the organisation
  • Providing support and advice on tendering, quotation and all other aspects of procurement activities to line managers and staff within Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
  • Work with procurement officers and actively participate in other cross cutting initiatives within Council
  • Effectively manage, motivate, monitor and develop all procurement staff under your area of responsibility
Criteria: 
  • A minimum of 2 A Levels (grade A-C) or equivalent and 5 GCSEs (grade A-C) to include Maths and English or relevant qualifications.
  • Possess or be working towards membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).N.B.  Memberships of CIPS must be achieved within 3 years of appointment.
2 years’ experience in a procurement officer role in a public sector environment, to include:
  • Experience of drafting procurement policies and guidance note

  • Experience of participating in the development and implementation of training guides and documentation

  • Experience of applying procurement procedures and managing procurement processes to include tenders and quotation processes

  • Good knowledge and understanding of Procurement and Contract Law and the application of this within the NI Public Sector

  • Good working knowledge and understanding of relevant European legislation and UK procurement regulations
  • Hold a full current driving licence to drive within Northern Ireland and access to a form of transport
Apply online, call Aileen on 028 2563 1555 to find out more or email your CV to [email protected] 
 
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