Senior Procurement Officer

Location: Bosworth House


Leicester City Council is seeking to appoint a Senior Procurement Officer (working 37 hours per week) to fulfil an important role in the authority’s exciting IT procurement team which has a strong mandate to transform the way the council procures digital solutions & services. We believe Procurement is an enabler to deliver quality services and improve positive engagement with businesses and the communities we serve.


Working with the ICT Commercial & Procurement Manager, the senior procurement officer will be responsible for taking forward this approach working with the providers and across the authority with key senior officers in departments. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and visionary, respectfully assertive and engaging.


We are large authority which has become much more dynamic with quick decision making.  IT Procurement gets involved in a range of projects that deliver key digital services and solutions.


You’ll need to demonstrate a significant track record of procurement experience and have experience or working in a fast pace, diverse environment. You’ll also share our passion to make a real difference to our rapidly changing and diverse city.


You will be responsible for procuring high value/risk goods, IT solutions & services to enable service delivery to the council’s customers and to achieve the council’s strategic procurement objectives.


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For an informal discussion please contact Rebecca Cowan on 0116 454 1272.


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