The starting salary for this position is £45,734 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.
Are you looking for a full-time role in a public sector organisation, making a real difference for residents?
Orbis Procurement is a collaborative partnership between Surrey County Council, East Sussex County Council and Brighton and Hove City Council which manages a procurement spend of over £1.6bn a year with external suppliers. We are one of the largest local government procurement functions in the Country and pride ourselves on delivering value to our residents.
We offer a great, flexible and supportive place to work and we are looking for a Procurement Solutions Manager to join our team.
Reporting to the Head of Strategy and Resources, we are looking for a candidate who:
- Will provide strategic oversight for the running of systems in the the Procurement Service across Orbis, ensuring effective processes within those systems
- Will ensure that compliance with relevant policy and procurement legislation is maintained, as well as governance elements such as GDPR
- Will proactively identify opportunities to make improvements, taking a co-ordination lead for this across the service
- Will act as a subject matter expert in the operation of the Procurement processes and systems
The position is based at Woodhatch Place in Reigate but some travel to our other offices in Lewes (County Hall) or Brighton (Hove Town Hall) may be required from time to time.
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For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.Package Description
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 31/01/2022.
Interviews will take place in early February 2022.
For an informal discussion please contact Emma Law by e-mail at email@example.com.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.