Lincolnshire County Council has an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to join our Commercial Team as a Senior Commercial Development Officer on a fixed term or secondment basis. We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and ambitious individual with strong Project Management and Performance Management skills.
About the Team
The Commercial Team - People Services is responsible for the procurement of 600 Adult Care and Community Wellbeing contracts and the Contract Management of 1,000 individual delivery settings. The combined annual spend of this activity is over £200 million p.a. and the programme includes a very diverse range of individual Procurement, Contract Management and Market Development projects.
The Team is accountable for ensuring contracts are commissioned, procured, and managed in a way that ensures value for money at the same time as ensuring a quality, safe and effective service is delivered to the residents of Lincolnshire.
About the Role
This role sits within the Commercial Development Team which supports the wider Commercial Team – People Services. The Commercial Development Team has a wide area of responsibility which includes the provision of intelligence and reporting, the review and development of internal business processes, and project management of the most complex and high profile procurements.
Reporting to the Commercial Development Manager, the successful candidate will play a critical part in project managing high profile procurements and will drive forward improvements in process, reporting and intelligence.
This is a unique opportunity to join a team in a role that provides variety, challenge and an opportunity for you to impart your knowledge and expertise to drive positive change to the understanding, management and continuous improvement of services for the people of Lincolnshire.
At the heart of Lincolnshire is Lincoln City; famous for its stunning cathedral and impressive castle, the medieval quarter is a great contrast to the lively and youthful feel of this vibrant University City. The county's historic market towns are steeped in history and brimming with life, our vibrant coast and areas of outstanding natural beauty make Lincolnshire the perfect place for your next career move.
We are offering a competitive salary of £34,788 - £38,813, along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work, civil service sports council membership and many areas for professional support and development.
Applications Close on 08/12/2019 and interviews will be held 19/12/2019.
PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU PROVIDE A COVER LETTER, STATING WHY YOU HAVE APPLIED FOR THE ROLE AND HOW YOU FEEL YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS AS SET OUT IN THE JOB DESCRIPTION.
If all this sounds like the role for you, then go ahead and read through the full Job Description, to help you do the best application possible, before clicking apply! If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our current vacancies then click on over to www.lincolnshire.gov.uk.
If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please give Tracey Dowker a call on 01522 843125 OR Dionne Soonthornsaratoon on 01522 555011.
Best of luck with your application!