The starting salary for this role is £40,227 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.
Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a forward thinking, flexible and supportive Procurement team?
Orbis Procurement is a collaborative partnership between East Sussex County Council, Surrey County Council and Brighton and Hove City Council which manages a procurement spend of more than £1.6bn a year with external suppliers. We are one of the largest local government procurement functions in the country and pride ourselves in delivering value to our residents.
We offer a great place to work and need experienced Procurement Managers to join our team. We currently have two vacancies:
- 1 x permanent position
- 1 x 18 month fixed term / secondment contract (with the possibility that this will be extended)
We are interested in a wide range of skills, experience and capabilities, particularly those with a background in Transportation, Highways and Infrastructure as well as Social Care.
This role attracts a salary between £40,227 and £44,619 per annum and provides excellent flexibility and benefits which includes generous leave allowance, local government salary related pension, as well as other benefits such as a car lease scheme. Our administrative bases are in Reigate (Woodhatch Place), in Lewes (County Hall) or Hove Town Hall. We offer flexibility on your work base location, though some travel to the other offices will be required from time to time.
One of the things that makes Orbis Procurement a great place to work is flexibility. We want candidates to feel confident to ask about the flexibility they need at work. This could be part time, remote working, compressed hours, or job share. Any candidate who applies for a job with us can ask about flexible working. In return, we are committed to exploring what is possible for the role.
We are looking for people who:
- Have previous procurement experience, which may include public sector experience and knowledge of public procurement regulations
- Have excellent customer focus and a commitment to delivering first class services
- Are proactive and able to offer innovative ideas for improvements
- Want to be part of a busy, supportive and friendly team
- Want to contribute to providing high-quality public services across the South-East.
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.
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.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 06/02/2022. Interviews will take place in early February 2022.
For internal candidates who are interested in the secondment opportunity, please ensure you have your line manager's approval prior to applying for the role.
For an informal discussion please contact Harriett Harvey by e-mail at email@example.com. We look forward to receiving your application.
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.