Procurement Officer


Region: London
Country: United Kingdom


Working Arrangement: Hybrid


Salary: Negotiable

Application Details:

Expiry Date: 10/05/2024
Job Reference: BBBH206850_1714749815

Procurement Officer

Job Opportunity – Procurement Officer – South East England

One of my local authority clients based in the South East of England are currently on the lookout for Procurement Officer to join their team on an interim basis.

Procurement Officer

Contract Length: 6-12 Months
Location: South East of England
Pay Rate: DOE
IR35 Status: Inside
Start Date: ASAP
Days p/w: 4 or 5 (Dependant on candidates preference)

Candidates with a vast amount of local authority experience doing this type of role will be able to work on a hybrid basis, 50/50 split. Candidates with little local authority experience will need to work 100% in office in order to be able to receive the support needed.

You will be responsible at an operational level for securing sound purchasing and procurement practice across the council. You will need to liaise with relevant officers throughout the council to ensure that goods and services are procured in the most economic and advantageous way while adhering to Council policies and procedure and UK legislation.

You will be expected to:

  • Compile and maintain the corporate contract register and compile transparency of data for statutory publication.
  • Carry out evaluations of tenders/quotations for contracts.
  • Monitor purchasing arrangements and analyse expenditure.
  • Assist continued development with the electronic tendering system, maintain and inputting data.
  • Compile and respond to Freedom of Information requests.
  • Place adverts on relevant portals regarding councils contract opportunities and respond to queries.

Candidates must have excellent working knowledge of using Purchasing/EProcurement module of Efinancials or similar.

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV or call me on 0115 666 6399.

g2 Recruitment are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law.

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L&D Team

We are very lucky that g2 recruitment see Learning and Development as a vital part of a consultants journey which is why we have 4 people in the team who you will work very closely with from day 1 in your career. The team are on hand to guide you through your career at all levels and provide extra support working closely with the management team to give all consultants the best chance of success.  

Our Three Pillars of Training

Week 1 is a series of remote sessions to learn all things systems, followed by a 1 week academy process which is a mixture of classroom and deskside this will be in one of our UK offices and usually consists of 3-8 other consultants all starting their journey together.

Experienced Modules:
These are a variety of sessions curated by us designed to support consultants as they are progressing through the career ladder, the aim is to ensure consultants at all levels have access to L&D.

Junior Management Programme:
Ran by our head of L&D this programme is designed to support junior managers as they start their management career. This involves things like personal branding, time management and ends in a business plan which is presented to members of the Exec board and senior management team.

Jaz D’Avola
Head of Learning & Development

Jaz joined g2 Recruitment in 2013.

She now leads our Learning and Development programme, transferring the knowledge and wisdom she learnt as a recruiter to the new generation of talent.

Imani WIlliams
Learning and Development Consultant

Imani joined g2 Recruitment in 2022.

His role involves developing individuals in all areas of the business, varying from inducting and onboarding consultants to working with them 1 to 1 to identify areas of development.  He aids with growth of L&D across the business, watching consultants experience and develop.

Meghan Mcloughlin
Learning and Development Consultant

Meghan joined g2 in 2023 as an L&D consultant, Working in recruitment for 6 years, her role is to  help consultants at all levels to upskill and focus on development points. This could be anything from sales calls or candidate calls to organisation improvements.

Kane Gray
Systems & Academy Trainer

Kane joined g2 in April 2023 as an Academy & Systems Trainer.

His role involves teaching the consultants that are new to the company the foundations of recruitment and our systems before then helping them to upskill in areas specific to each consultant. Working closely with different consultants and watching them implement the feedback, apply it, and then benefit off the back of it.


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