The Role:

We have exciting opportunities available for  Senior Procurement Officers to join our hard working and friendly team; delivering procurements, embedding and applying a best practice commercial approach to external and in-house spend and providing support and challenge across the Procurement lifecycle in order to deliver value for money outcomes.

Based in the Procurement, Strategic Procurement Team, Corporate Resources, working within Adults’ Health & Care team, you will have some experience across a range of categories to effectively run procurements on behalf of our stakeholders. You will be deployed to manage tender exercises for service provider procurements and deliver transformational savings through a commercial best practice approach.

To be successful in this role you will primarily have operational procurement experience with knowledge of category management, sourcing methodologies and conflict resolution. You will have in-depth operational procurement experience with a solid working knowledge of category management. The successful individual will need to be conversant with the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

The role is designed to be flexible and will not necessarily remain exclusive to the categories in which it starts, depending on overall workload across the procurement hub.

What we can offer you 

We offer a welcoming, supportive and professional team environment, good values and a commitment to your learning and development. You’ll be involved in number of interesting projects that will enable you to leave a positive mark on the way we support our community in the future.

Hampshire County Council is recognised nationally as one of the highest performing local authorities in the UK. A forward-looking local authority, it a pleasant working environment, flexible working, an excellent work/life balance, a commitment to training and development and a central and well-connected Head Office location in the heart of the city of Winchester.

Additional Role Information:

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Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

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