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Procurement Officer

Salary up to £35,336 per annum 
Location Stockport
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Permanent, Full Time - 37 hours per week  

   

Closing Date: 4th September 

Interview Date: Interviews will be ongoing  

 

Are you an experienced procurement professional who is looking for a new opportunity to join a diverse and growing business and take up the unique position of Procurement Officer within SHG?  

Are you able to advise, coach and support our managers to undertake procurement that is both compliant with best practice as well as outcome-focussed and in line with SHG’s mission and values? 

Can you lead a service area, come up with new ideas and create strong connections across the business and the wider sector?  

If the answers are YES, then we’d love to hear from you!! 

We are currently recruiting a Procurement Officer to lead a wide variety of procurement activity to ensure we deliver on our Mission and Aims. You will be working with a range of people across the business and contributing to SHG being compliant with legislative requirements as well as focussing on outcomes for our customers. Our Mission is “One Team, Transforming Lives” and we’d love for you to become part of this.  

You will need to have a sound understanding of the public procurement requirements – both current and emerging – and how these affect SHG. You will be able to develop and implement policies and procedures and get key stakeholders on board with new ways of working.  

We are looking for someone who can spot opportunities for change and make things happen. You will be at the forefront of our proactive procurement approaches that ensure that SHG obtains better value for money, improved service delivery for our customers, enhanced inclusivity and wider social value which benefits our local communities. 

Our ideal candidate will:  

  • Be an effective communicator 

  • Be a great problem solver 

  • Be able to work both independently and in a team 

  • Have great analytical skills, and 

  • Be able to successfully manage a varied, complex workload.  

Working for SHG 

This is a full-time position (37 hours over 5 days) but if you would like to discuss an alternate working pattern or reduced hours, then please let us know as part of your application. This position is based at our modern, vibrant town centre head office alongside which there are opportunities to work flexibly (including from home) which suit both SHG and you.  

At Stockport Homes Group we are passionate about transforming our customers’ lives. Alongside managing homes across Stockport, we have grown and diversified our services through our Group structure and now have close to 750 colleagues. We are incredibly proud to have been ranked Number 1 in the Housing Sector, included in the Top 100 largest companies to work for, and achieved Platinum Investors in People status for our approach to people management and development. 

This is a rare opportunity to join an organisation that is ambitious and innovative in approach but with social values you can be proud of. We are looking for someone to become a valued member of the Assurance Team and continue to improve the services we offer. 

** APPLY NOW – this vacancy will close once a suitable candidate has been selected ** 

** Interviews will take place throughout the campaign at a mutually convenient time ** 

** We reserve the right to close the position earlier without notice ** 

 

Stockport Homes Group (SHG) is an umbrella organisation overseeing companies dedicated to meeting housing and social needs and so transforming lives for the people of Greater Manchester. There are four companies within SHG: Three Sixty, Stockport Homes, Viaduct Housing Partnership & Foundations Stockport - with many more brands underneath these companies, providing a host of services from property management to construction, architecture, falls response and much much more!

SHG is proud to be an award-winning organisation dedicated to transforming the lives and communities of our customers and as a public-private sector fusion, SHG is focused on future growth and excellence - looking for the best people to join the Group to be on this exciting journey.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. The SHG “Be You” approach sums up our belief that everyone has the right to be who they are, and to be that person at work, in line with SHG’s Values. We appreciate the strength we gain from having and supporting our diverse teams. Diversity contributes to our inclusive culture and allows us to be truly representative of the communities we work in.

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