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Band 3 Assistant Procurement Officer

Location Belfast
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £10.40 per hour
Published about 1 year ago
Start date ASAP
Contact email Orlaith Fogarty
Job ref B3APO_1661943539

Job description

Band 3 Assistant Procurement Officer

Band 3 Assistant Procurement Officer required for a large public sector organisation based through the Belfast Trust.

Salary: £10.40 p/h

Location: PaLS Boucher Crescent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Duration: Temporary/ongoing


To assist the Procurement Officer in the provision of a value for money procurement service to Health and Social Care (NI) (HSCNI) customers in line with Regulations and ISO 9001 procedures, ensuring Service Level Agreement and Business Plan objectives are achieved. The role is principally concerned with operational procurement.


  • Purchasing goods and services in accordance with HSCNI procedures to achieve value for money
  • Liaising with and providing assistance to customers on procurement matters
  • Operating a PC and computer systems to facilitate the delivery of a procurement service
  • Resolving invoice queries in conjunction with HSCNI Shared Services to ensure prompt payment of suppliers
  • Responding to queries from suppliers
  • Liaising with BSO PaLS colleagues in all PaLS sites on procurement related matters including the participation in groups (if required)
  • Any other duties as required within the Band of the post.


1.Five GCSE's, including GCSE English Language and GCSE Maths (Grades A* - C) OR equivalent qualification to demonstrate literacy and numeracy OR Higher Qualification


  1. 18 months' relevant work based experience*

Relevant experience should be within a general commercial/business environment to include clerical

and/or administration work.

Skills / Abilities

  1. Ability to meet high standards of quality and professionalism
  2. Ability to maintain and continuously improve customer service.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively to meet the needs of the post in full.
  4. Ability to use own initiative and work independently or as part of a team.
  5. Awareness of public procurement legislation.


If you are interested and available for this position, please upload your CV to the link or contact Orlaith Fogarty.

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. Please note that these roles may be filled quickly but your CV will be kept on file for future similar roles. As there are so many applications, unsuccessful candidates may not be contacted.

Successful candidates may need to apply for an Access NI Certificate with Staffline regardless if you already have a valid certificate. It will be a cost of between £18 - £33 depending on clearance level.

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