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Senior Procurement Officer

Permanent  for Serco in East Thurrock, Grays

Serco Group plc is an international services company, established for over 50 years, delivering essential services for both the public and private sectors. It is well-respected for being a values-led company with a culture and ethos that is at the heart of everything it does. The company gives its people real responsibility and allows them to put their ideas into practice to truly make a difference for customers and the public. Serco employs over 120,000 people worldwide, including over 40,000 in the UK.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Procurement Officer to assist our ongoing contract, providing cost effective purchasing to Thurrock Council in South Essex. The role will require you to deliver a wide range of procurement activity in compliance with the requirements of the European Union and Thurrock Councils Contract Procedure rules. You must possess experience of purchasing within the public sector / local authority and be able to demonstrate experience of managing procurement processes at all levels including EU thresholds. The successful candidate will have proven technical procurement knowledge and must be either fully qualified MCIPS or working towards. Experience of using e-tendering solutions would be beneficial along with the capacity to manage projects of varying complexity and coordinate activities. .

Job added on 05-06-2014