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Procurement Officer

Job Description

A Public Authority based in Lincolnshire is currently recruiting for a Procurement Officer to join their team as soon as possible.

This is a full time, temporary position and the ideal candidate will be experienced in Securing Goods and services ideally within a Public sector environment or Construction environment.

The purpose of the role is to provide a financial, procurement and procedural monitoring service for the capital and revenue building programme aswell as to support and develop resource management and project monitoring systems.

The main responsibilities of the role:

  • Assist in planning and preparing the Annual Capital Building Budget/Programme in liaison with council services so that future spending commitments can be established.
  • Assist with assessing and reviewing the expenditure of monies in relation to both the capital and revenue building programmes, to ensure any likely deviation from planned spending targets is identified and corrective action taken.
  • Ensure the preparation of regular reports showing the current and predicted capital expenditure for individual and groups of projects so that the service management team, council members, government office, other funding bodies etc are continually kept informed.
  • Manage business management systems and undertake analysis and reconciliation of charges and recharges for external consultants and Construction & Asset Management staff to ensure that they are contained within established financial parameters thereby maintaining a cost-effective service.


  • An appropriate qualification to NVQ Level 4 in a building or business administration related subject or equivalent.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of the property and construction environment, particularly in relation to local government/public sector.
  • A good understanding of construction procurement in the public sector and the legislative framework.
  • Very good budgetary skills and experience, particularly capital and revenue building budgets, fees and charges.
  • Ability to prepare complex reports to manage financial and resource management issues.
  • Ability to evaluate and analyse complex data
  • Excellent IT skills, including the management of complex spreadsheets, database and financial systems.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a particular focus on the ability to persuade, influence, negotiate and build relationships.
  • Good understanding of council procedures, corporate procurement rules, financial regulations, etc.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £14.57 p/hour Umbrella Ltd (approx. £392 p/week NET after deductions). So if this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to or call James at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967
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