Procurement Officer - DGA04500

Dumfries & Galloway Council

  • Location: Dumfries
  • £30,540 to £32,943 per annum, Band 09
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: DGA04500


Procurement Officer (2) (4/58)
£30,540 - £32,943

There are exciting opportunities to join our Council’s Procurement Team which is going through a transformation programme with investment in the procurement team to support the team in changing the way our Council procure goods, services and works, ensuring we comply with procurement regulations whilst focusing on the delivery of cashable savings and sustainable outcomes for the Council’s spend of around £240 million per annum on procured goods, services and works.

The Procurement Officers are responsible for leading high value / high risk procurement activity across all departments within the Council. The successful candidate will be required to deliver a client focussed professional service, providing advice and assistance to services on procurement related matters. The Procurement Officers are also responsible for developing commodity and contract strategies, delivering the tender process in compliance with legislation and Council policies and strategies, and providing advice and training to external suppliers and leading on market engagement events to promote contract opportunities and learn more about the commodities they are working in.

The successful candidates will be able to deliver financial and non-financial benefits, recognise opportunities and deliver added value for the Council.
You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, with experience in a procurement setting. It is desirable that such experience is within a public sector environment.

Successful candidates will also be required to have strong communication and presentation skills, bringing with them a positive attitude and motivation to the team.

For further information please contact:

Karen Scott on 01387 260604 or

Applications must be made online at

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