We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
Closing date: 22/05/2022
37 hours / Permanent
22,571 - 24,432 *
Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth
An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join a small team within the professional and friendly environment of the Finance and Procurement service. The role is to assist with the purchasing/buying function within the Council, being involved in the procurement process from end to end with particular emphasis on supporting complex tenders and responsibility for running tenders and quotations.
The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of public sector tendering processes, be a good communicator to engage effectively with stakeholders, and have good organization skills to support and manage a number of projects at once.
On a day to day basis duties will include:
The successful candidate must show flexibility and commitment in order to meet deadlines and timescales. Reliability, accuracy, good record keeping, and an ability to apply processes is essential.
The successful candidate will be expected to conduct duties in Welsh and English. A successful applicant without the required Welsh language skill would be fully supported to reach the required standard within two years of appointment.
In exchange for your skills and interest, we will offer in return:
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jeanette Jones.
Note: We reserve the right to amend the application closing date.
Lifestyle savings scheme
Generous employer pension scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Learning and development
We ensure the Council remains financially resilient through careful and responsible monitoring of funds, effective corporate procurement, prompt and accurate payments of financial assessments/creditors and timely collection of local taxation/debts.