Commissioning and Procurement Officer

Discipline: Procurement

Sector: Local Government

Location: Remote working / Greater London

Type: Fixed Term Contract

Date posted: 07/04/2021

Start: ASAP

Duration: 12 month FTC

Salary: £30,361 - £38,598 per annum


My client has an ambition to change its relationship with its communities; to be an Enabling Council. To help them achieve their ambitions, this council has set up a new Commissioning, Commercial and Contracts Department, a team that brings together these related skills to work together more effectively. The team will enable them to focus their resources on delivering the Council’s priorities in the most effective and efficient way, develop new partnerships and work in new ways.

Key Accountabilities

  • Providing professional commissioning and procurement project support to commissioning leads across the Council
  • Developing excellent relationships with stakeholders to maximise the understanding of commissioning and procurement to deliver positive outcomes
  • Managing projects on the e-tendering portal and preparing tender documentation
  • Maintain commissioning and procurement guidance
  • Deliver low value and routine procurement projects
  • Provide procurement advice and support


Person specification

  • Good knowledge of commissioning and procurement best practice
  • Appropriate procurement experience in a public sector environment
  • Excellent knowledge of public contracts regulations (PCR 2015)
  • E-tendering/P2P systems experience
  • Excellent communication/writing and influencing skills
  • Professional qualification (or willing to work towards one)


If you are interested in this opportunity, please get in touch immediately and send your CV to for a confidential discussion.

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