Listed February 12 2024

Commercial and Procurement Officer – Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

Salary:  F (£33,024 – £36,648)

Contract Type:  Permanent

Working Pattern: Full time

Number of hours per week: 37 hours per week

Job Share: No

Closing date:  12:00pm 26 February 2024

Further Information

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) is seeking a motivated individual to join our team as a Commercial and Procurement Officer. If you have a passion for ensuring value for money, impeccable contract and supplier management skills, and an ability of maintaining strong relationships while ensuring compliance with legislation and internal governance, this is the role for you!

Benefits you will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • Generous leave entitlement plus public holidays
  • Public sector pension (subject to pension scheme rules)
  • Full support for ongoing professional development
  • On-site gym facilities
  • Free onsite parking
  • Access to an emergency services discount card
  • Use of our occupational health unit
  • You will automatically be enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), which is a tax-approved, defined-benefit occupational pension scheme. Your contributions are based on your earnings, and you can choose from different income options when you retire.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support all procurement activities across the organisation, from sourcing to contract management.
  • Implement best practices to achieve optimal value for money in all procurement processes.
  • Drive cost-effective solutions without compromising on quality or efficiency.
  • Ensure thorough adherence to legislation, regulations, and internal governance in all procurement processes.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with colleagues and suppliers to ensure a continuous and collaborative partnership.

Closing date: 12:00pm 26 February 2024

Interview and test date: w/c 04 March 2024

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Furthermore, we want to create a work environment where everyone feels safe, can be themselves and can perform their roles to the best of their abilities. We have signed up with a number of nationally recognised organisations that promote equality, diversity and inclusion and we are working with them to help us achieve our objectives. These organisations include:

  • Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (ENEI)
    • Department of Works and Pension’s Disability Confident scheme
    • British Sign Language Charter
    • Asians in the Fire Service Association (AFSA)

Pension Considerations

Annual Allowance- Please note that it is your personal responsibility to check whether by applying/accepting this position it would result in any Annual Allowance implications. A breach in the Annual Allowance threshold could result in a Tax charge. Further information on Annual Allowance can be obtained from our Pensions team.

Lifetime Allowance – Please note that it is your personal responsibility to check whether by applying/accepting this position it would result in any Lifetime Allowance implications. A breach in the Lifetime Allowance threshold will result in a Tax charge. Further information on Lifetime Allowance can be obtained from our Pensions team.

Please take note that Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service does not hold a UK Visa & Immigration (UKVI) Skilled Worker License sponsor and are unable to sponsor any individuals for Skilled Worker Sponsorship.

Closing date: February 26 2024

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