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Job Title: Procurement Advisor/Officer
Category: Office Date Posted: 08/08/2019
Location: Sutton Expiry Date: 12/09/2019
Salary: £37.50 per hour Contact Name: Amy Sestanovich
Job Code: AS-PAO-SU3 Contact Email:

Procurement Advisor/Officer


Temporary Contract (Minimum 6 Months)

£37.50 per hour

As a Procurement Advisor you will responsible for providing expert procurement and advice, support and guidance to Commissioners within the Commissioning Unit and also the wider organisation. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the organisation has the required controls in place to ensure that procurement activity is carried out in an open and transparent way in line with EU legislation and best practise.


  • Deliver advice and guidance in broad area of expertise to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Identify and implement improvements in own work area in order to deliver continuous service improvement and improved outcomes to customers.
  • Regularly communicate with internal customers to share information and build working relationships to support collaborative working.
  • Keep up to date with changes in relevant policy and legislation to ensure delivery in own work area is effective and complies with appropriate regulations/statutory guidance.


  • Knowledge of the Commissioning cycle and the application of an outcomes based commissioning approach
  • Experience and understanding of procurement legislation and best practice
  • Experience and understanding of corporate governance frameworks 
  • Experienced in assisting in the management change in a complex working environment
  • Working knowledge of financial frameworks and experience of managing budgets and contracts

Headstart Employment is an Equal Opportunity Employer