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Employer: Surrey County Council

  • Reference: SCC/17/42531
  • Published on: Thu 07/09/2017 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/09/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £24,721–£26,705 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: County Hall, St Anne's Cres, Lewes
Job Details

£24,721–£26,705 per annum for 37 hours per week, based at County Hall, Lewes, East Sussex.

About the Role

At Orbis Procurement, we want candidates to feel confident to ask about the flexibility they need at work. This might be part time, remote working, compressed hours or job share. Any candidate who applies for a job with us can ask about flexible working at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

We are proud of our agile working culture, including providing the technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones) where the role allows. Benefits include; generous leave which starts at 22 days annually and builds with service, local government salary-related pension offered, as well as the option to join the car lease scheme and child care vouchers. For more information on the benefits offered please click here.

Are you looking for an opportunity to build on your Procurement career?

Orbis is a shared services partnership between East Sussex County Council, Surrey County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council. Our purpose is to deliver greater value for our councils, residents and customers. We do this by generating efficiencies and exploiting the benefits of sharing people, resources and technology

Our aim is to grow our influence by working with like-minded organisations who believe as we do, that greater things can be encompassed through true integration and partnership working. Today, Orbis is the largest local government shared service partnership of its’ kind in the UK. We know that our people are our greatest asset and are the key to successful partnership working. We are proud of our public sector heritage and that our employees demonstrate expertise, passion, innovation and customer-focus in everything they do.

The role that we are recruiting to sits within the Strategic Procurement Team. This team provides direct localised support to our customers in East Sussex County Council, providing expertise on tendering activity and contributing to the delivery of service objectives, savings and other benefits, including social value. We work closely with the Strategic Procurement Team in Surrey County Council, sharing knowledge, expertise and resource to best service our customer’s needs.

The role requires you to lead or provide support for a range of defined commercial, category and sourcing projects to secure the goods, works and services that most appropriately address the identified needs of our customers, residents and partners.

The Procurement Specialist role will also work closely with colleagues in the other functional teams that sit within Orbis Procurement, providing support for Category Strategy development and supply chain engagement. Cross-functional working and matrix management is key to how we function as a service.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion, or if you have any questions regarding this position, please email

For more information on this position please review the Job Description attached to the bottom of this advert before applying.

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Additional Information

The closing date for the advert is 23:59 on 24th September 2017.

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