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Procurement Assistant (Social Value)

Procurement Assistant (Social Value)

  • Location

    Essex, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £38000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jessica Magashi

  • Contact email:

    jessica.magashi@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    38000

  • Salary low:

    35000

  • Job ref:

    J14942_1625132308

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-31

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Social Value Assistant Procurement Manager - 12 Months FTC - £38k per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work with a leading Local Government organisation who are currently expanding their team. This organisation makes a real difference to the local community and positively contributes to its economy. They are the largest LA and have a national reputation for Procurement excellence.

The role will be focusing on all areas of procurement with social value context. Some of the key responsibilities will be:

  • Work with Procurement staff, stakeholders and suppliers to ensure they understand social value
  • Manage the social value advice and decision-making support to procurement and clients in a compliant and timely manner from pre-market engagement to responding to bid clarification questions
  • Accountable for implementing assigned social value procedures and assisting in the strategic management of social value creation plans and reporting
  • Lead research, options development and options appraisal for workstreams under the social value programme
  • Collaboration within multidisciplinary teams will be needed along with supporting the development of colleagues both within procurement and across the Authority

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Previous experience in a Procurement Category Management role
  • Knowledge and experience of implementing social value in complex procurement functions

Please contact me asap to discuss this role in more detail: jessica.magashi@1st-executive.com or call on 01483 213 302.