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Corporate Procurement Officer

Employer: Reading Borough Council

  • Reference: ADC0240
  • Published on: Fri 04/08/2017 08:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/08/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week • Permanent.
  • Salary: RG7b (SCP 39-42) £34,538 - £37,306 pa
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Reading

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We are looking for an experienced procurement professional to join the Council’s Corporate Procurement Unit. The Council has a small central procurement team that provides advice and guidance to staff across the Council on the letting and management of contracts.

The postholder will be expected to be familiar with OJEU procurement processes and have experience of writing and implementing all types of procurement documents including specifications and evaluation schemes.

The workload is interesting and varied and involves work on projects across all of the Council’s Service areas.

The Council uses the In-Tend e-tending and contract management systems.

The successful candidate will have excellent written, interpersonal and negotiation skills and be confident in using Excel and Word to produce high quality, clear documentation.

Internal Reading Borough Council employees must login via Employee Self Service to apply. If you have not yet been issued with your Employee Self Service account, or you have any queries, please email with details.

Visit for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2039 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.

Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.

Closing date: 25 August 2017

Interview date: 13 September 2017

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