Procurement Officer

The role sits within the Procurement team and reports into the Procurement Manager. This is a key post in a department witnessing a rapid evolution of technology and supporting development methodologies, with unlimited demand for projects and services, yet constrained by funding and resource limitations. As such, we require potential candidates to possess good people, process, IT and financial skills, ideally proven in a complex and highly distributed organisation.

Essential selection criteria

  • Degree or relevant procurement experience
  • Advanced level Excel skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills together with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability and willingness to work and co-operate effectively with people from different organisational levels, both internally and externally, as may be required
  • A flexible and resilient approach to work
  • Highly organised, with excellent attention to detail, high level of accuracy and effective in prioritising and delegating work within the team during busy periods