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Commissioning & Procurement Officer

Job Description

Commissioning & Procurement Officer

Location: South-East London

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract (3 Months)

Salary: 220-250 per day - 36 hour week

Discipline: Finance


Job Description:

A Local Authority based in South-East London is looking for a Commissioning and Procurement Officer to join the team on a 3 month temporary contract. The post holder will report directly to the Commissioning and Procurement Manager and is responsible for supporting the Council in undertaking a wide range of procurement services in support of stakeholders, achieving Best Value through the use of professional procurement skills, and aligning procurement activity of organisational goals. To contribute to the effective running of the Council's corporate procurement function. Providing professional commissioning and procurement project support to commissioning leads across the Council

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Professional qualification (or willing to work towards one)
  • Good knowledge of commissioning and procurement best practice
  • Appropriate procurement experience in a public sector environment
  • Excellent knowledge of Public Contracts Regulations (PCR 2015)
  • Experience of e-tendering portals
  • Experience of formal report writing and excellent writing skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and effectively manage own workload

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.