Commissioning & Procurement Officer

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4 months
Spring Technology
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Commissioning & Procurement Officer - 4 months - Surrey

Local authority is looking for a Commissioning & Procurement Officer who will be supporting the Capability Lead for Commissioning in driving forward the council's Commissioning programme, and supporting commissioning and procurement projects which deliver organisational change to enable the council to achieve continuous improvement.

The Commissioning & Procurement Officer will also be providing high quality Commissioning, commercial and procurement advice to Commissioners and Category Managers.

- Experience in Strategic Commissioning/Procurement
- Excellent knowledge of public procurement policy and legislation and the rationale underpinning it
- Knowledge of financial procedures including budget management
- A proven track record of involvement in commissioning and procurement exercises in a large organisation
- Excellent understanding of UK and EU Finance and Procurement Law
- Very good knowledge and understanding of Local Government organisation and services
- Good knowledge of strategic procurement processes, procurement developments and emerging practice
- Demonstrable knowledge of business acumen and numerical, literacy and analytical skills
- Knowledge of contracts management and monitoring principles and techniques, including the formation and monitoring of Performance Indicators
- Knowledge of, and commitment to equal opportunities

Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.