Procurement and Contracts Officer (Ref 3709)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • £24,432 - £27,514 per annum (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

Fixed Term 12 Months

Internal Only (DCC Employees Only)

Devon Procurement Services is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Procurement Officer to join our strategic procurement service. This role is to cover maternity leave for 12 months within the People Team.

About you

As a Procurement Officer, you will be supporting the procurement service in delivering the overall procurement strategy as well as being responsible for carrying out specific procurement projects within the "People" services which will identify and deliver cost savings and service improvement opportunities.

You will need to be flexible, adaptable and able to work within different category areas within the Devon County Council  Procurement Services.

You will be able to work collaboratively with internal service colleagues and external partners to develop multiple procurements according to public sector legislative requirements and commercial value.

You will also work cross functionally to lead, and support elements of the procurement service as and where required, contributing a broad range of procurement expertise to the above.


  • We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
  • DCC embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality and promote diversity across Devon. More information can be found on ourEquality and Diversity webpages.  
  • The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc. 
  • This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English. 
  • Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice
  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Council
  • Work LocationExeterDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX2 4QD

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupProcurement

  • Salary Details

    £24,432 - £27,514 per annum (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

  • Job TermFixed
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required