Procurement Officer – P/T
The University of Chichester is a great place to work and offers staff a beautiful campus environment, a strong ethos of community, and a comprehensive staff development programme to support continuous improvement.
We are recruiting a part time Procurement Officer (20 hours per week) to support the University ensuring compliance with procurement processes as well as financial and statutory legislation. The role will be the primary point of contact within the University for procurement and will be required to engage with stakeholders across the University, supporting tender processes and advising on procurement.
You will lead on category management across the University to ensure value for money, cost savings and enhancements where possible. This role is key within the Finance department, developing close working relationships with the Purchase Ledger Manager, University legal team, budget holders and will be an active member of the Procurement Working Group as well as the main contact between the University and SUPC (Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium).
Candidates will have a Degree or relevant work experience in a similar role together with proven knowledge of Public Procurement legislation, experience of running and manging tendering processes and experience of category and supplier management. Good interpersonal skills and strong administrative, organisational and time management skills are essential with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
Informal enquiries about the recruitment process are welcomed by: Claire Price, Director of Finance via email: Claire.Price@chi.ac.uk
The University of Chichester embraces all forms of diversity and aspires to be a fully inclusive and representative employer and so we encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people.
Interview Date: 6th or 7th December 2021
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