Interim Procurement Officer

East Midlands


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Adam Ross

Principal Consultant | Procurement

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Looking for progress in your career? - Believe it or not, this can be done on a temporary basis!

The council that I am working with is situated in the Midlands which means they are perfectly located to have applicants from all areas. Not only that but with the element of home, this is a very good position for someone who is ambitious and looking to further their career.

The council is currently seeking a Procurement Officer primarily to assist with tenders through FTS.

The role involves assisting the Senior Procurement Specialist in various procurement activities, ensuring compliance with UK procurement legislation and internal council rules, and maintaining procurement records. It is suitable for someone with existing procurement experience and hands-on knowledge of efficient procurement procedures.

The main duties and responsibilities of the Procurement Support Officer role include:

  1. Supporting the Senior Procurement Specialist in day-to-day tasks.
  2. Providing guidance and support to service teams regarding procurement to ensure compliance with UK procurement legislation and internal council rules.
  3. Assisting in reviewing Contracts Procedure Rules and maintaining procurement manuals and templates as required.
  4. Being able to process a tender from start to finish, including but not limited to the initial stage of conducting evaluations of the tender with the appropriate stakeholders through to evaluating the tenders and awarding.

Rates will vary depending on experience but as a guide from £200 a day+ however, the council would be open to having someone on a permanent basis. If you would prefer this type of contract please get in contact.

We would like to attract talent from all corners of the Procurement world for this role. Our commitment is to an equitable recruitment process so feel free to apply in any way that suits you, via WhatsApp, video message, CV, the more creative the better.

If you are interested in this role please feel free to apply directly through the website or alternatively, you can email me at or you can call me 07449 379 215.

Principal Consultant | Procurement

Adam Ross

Having joined Oyster in October 2018 – his first role in recruitment – Adam is now a dedicated specialist within the Procurement sector. Such is his influence, his leadership skills are ensuring the individuals under his wing are all successful in their own right. It’s a clear sign of Adam’s determination to succeed. Which he certainly is doing.
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