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Council Offices, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY
£31,078 - £34,965 per year
Contract Type:
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35 hours per week

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IT and Facilities, Procurement

Procurement Officer

35 hours per week
Temporary for up to 23 months
£33,343 - £37,230 (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are seeking to recruit a Procurement Officer to join the Council's Procurement service on a full-time temporary basis.

The post holder will have the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to assist the Procurement Manager in the provision of procurement support and advice across the full range of local government service areas. The Procurement team is small and very busy, working hard to secure the effective and timely acquisition of goods, services and works, and the continued achievement of value for money in accordance with the Council’s corporate policies. The addition of this new post will ensure the Procurement team has additional capacity to meet the challenges of a number of exciting new strategic infrastructure development projects.

The successful candidate will be a trained procurement professional who will be flexible and able to operate proactively within a challenging and changing public sector environment. It is also very important for the candidate to have task management, planning, communication and analytical skills.

This post is subject to Basic Disclosure Scotland clearance.

For further information about the post please contact Rosemary Colsell, Procurement Manager via
Closing Date: Sunday 8 August 2021

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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