Procurement Officer

Recruiter
Homes England
Location
Gateshead
Salary
£18,453 - £27,167
Posted
10 Apr 2019
Closes
24 Apr 2019
Ref
5F0217
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Do you work in procurement and would you like to make a real difference in Housing?  If the answer is yes, come and join the growing Procurement Team at Homes England – the national housing agency.

Homes England brings together land, money, expertise, planning and compulsory purchase powers, with a mission to increase the delivery of new homes where they are most needed, and to deliver a sustained improvement in affordability.

Working in our Procurement Team you will support our development and investment activities including working on increasingly large and complex procurement activities to support Homes England’s efforts to stimulate the housing market.  These activities include procurement of site enabling works, professional services and disposal of land for housing.  The key requirement of the role will be to improve the quality of management information from understanding of our future pipeline through to the award of contract. 

Working as part of an enabling Central Procurement Team, we will give you an amazing opportunity to develop your career, grow your expertise and undertake professional development with roles and projects that will put you at the heart of the housing sector.  You will join a growing organisation at a crucial time in our development working on a broad range of procurement activities and projects,

From day one, you’ll be encouraged, challenged, supported, stretched and listened to.  You’ll take ownership of collating pipeline information and projects to improve award and other procurement information requirements that will develop your skills and work with multi-disciplinary teams where your advice matters and directly helps enable us succeed in our mission to increase the delivery of new homes.

You’ll need real energy, be highly motivated and able to demonstrate your ability to work and succeed in an ever-changing and fast-paced environment.  You will be curious, adaptable, unfazed by ambiguity, collaborative and commercially aware.  Strong intellectual and analytical skills are important too and we will support you to develop a broader procurement understanding and expertise.

We welcome and encourage applications from all of the diverse communities that we serve.  Our working environment is:

Dynamic

Open

Collaborative

Increasingly digital

“Find out more about how Homes England are making homes happen by visiting: http://sps.tmpwcomms.net/homesengland/

Please note – we do not accept CVs as a form of application.

Working Flexibly - At Homes England we have a strong culture of flexible working and encourage all employees to have a healthy work/life balance.  We offer a wide range of potential working patterns, including part time, job share and compressed hours.

These need to be balanced with business needs so they will vary from job to job.  If you would like to know more please speak to the Recruiting Manager once you're contacted to discuss the position.