Procurement Specialist Job, Birmingham City Centre, Competitive Salary, Leading Local Authority
Your new company
Birmingham City Council are currently recruiting for a Procurement Generalist to start ASAP for up to 4 months, with the potential of being extended. Birmingham City Council is the largest single local authority in Europe offering a range of opportunities and regeneration. With Birmingham and the surrounding areas continuing to develop, the council pride itself to make life better for the millions of people who live and work in the city.
Your new role
As a Procurement Specialist, you will be required to oversee single tender actions, frameworks and the recruitment and legal strategy. There will also be a focus on funding and category management at a wider level. As this is a new team, you will also be required to be autonomous in your role and will be required to complete your own support / admin work.
What you'll need to succeed
As an experienced Procurement Specialist / Generalist, you will have come from a public sector / government background and have knowledge of the end to end procurement process. A background in recruitment strategy would be highly beneficial for this role, as would a strong commercial understanding within public sector organisations. You will be self motivated and be able to work under your own initiative in a professional manner and also able to complete your own support tasks such as documentation and reporting.
What you'll get in return
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a large, fast paced and internationally recognised project that focuses solely on Birmingham and bringing it to the world stage. You will be working in a new department and be able to put your mark on the projects being undertaken and seeing the team grow and develop over the coming months.
What you need to do now
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