Procurement Executive

Procurement Executive

Job Description

lookout for a Procurement Executive to join the Procurement Team. You’re rewarded with a huge range of benefits including flexible hybrid working model/ hours, 25 days annual leave + your birthday off, private medical insurance, enhanced parental leave, to name a few; see full range of benefits below.

Social Value Portal are on a mission to deliver £100bn in social value to help people, places and the planet thrive. Launched in 2014 we are now the market leader in measurement and reporting of social value in the UK. We have recently received Series B investment to further scale the business, both in the UK and internationally. It’s a great time to join!

The Procurement Executive will work as part of the Procurement Team. The primary objective is to provide evaluation and procurement support on the social value element of bids, for customers using social value criteria to procure goods, works and services.

The Procurement Executive will be responsible for:

  • Undertaking the evaluation of social value in a fair and transparent manner using the National Themes Outcomes & Measures Framework and according to the requirements of our customers.
  • Providing knowledge, best practice advice, training, templates, and tools relating to procurement to our people and our customers.
  • The Procurement Executive will be communicating with relevant stakeholders (principally internal and key customer contacts) on the status of evaluations, clarification questions required of bidders, and providing feedback on scoring.
  • Facilitating internal moderation and review processes.
  • Ensuring relevant governance processes are followed.

Essential requirements for the Procurement Executive include:

  • The Procurement Executive will have experience in the assessment / evaluation of tenders using a variety of routes to market, e.g. competitive procedures, frameworks, etc.
  • Demonstratable experience working in a public sector procurement or commissioning environment.
  • Good working knowledge of current UK procurement processes and legislation.
  • Comfortable working with data and web applications, including full MS Office suite (vast experience with Excel, Word and PowerPoint.)

Hours of work: Monday to Friday: It’s a 36.5 hour working week, but we offer flexi hours between 08:00-17:30 to suit. This is a hybrid with 1 day a week office-based from our Manchester City Centre Office.

Social Value Portals huge range of benefits include:

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays AND your birthday off work!
  • Annual increases to holiday after 3 years’ service (potential to have 39 days off per year)
  • Ethically invested pension scheme, matched to a max of 5%
  • Flexible working including hybrid office days, remote working and flexible lunch hours.
  • Private medical insurance with WPA.
  • Enhanced parental leave.
  • 6 months fully paid Maternity, PLUS a 4-day week on full pay for 6 months on return.
  • 1 month fully paid Paternity.
  • Life assurance at 4 x salary.
  • Industry-leading initiatives in social value, including 6 paid volunteering days per year.
  • Access to a 24/7 EAP (for practical and emotional support including face-to-face counselling).
  • £400 annual learning budget to support your ongoing growth and development.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Electric vehicle scheme, allowing you to lease a brand-new EV through salary sacrifice.
  • Mondays – Pastries served from 9am
  • Wednesdays – Wellbeing Wednesdays, a health snack or smoothie served at 14:00
  • Thursdays – Beer & Pizza served at 5pm.

If you’re an experienced Procurement Executive and looking for a remarkable opportunity to join an ethically entrepreneurial business, where you can make a real positive difference; Apply Today!

To be suitable for the role you may have previously worked as a Procurement Executive, Procurement Officer, Procurement Assistant, Contracts Officer, Procurement Advisor or similar.

Social Value Portal is an equal opportunities employer. We are working hard to create a representative and inclusive team, because we know that different experiences, perspectives and backgrounds make for a stronger and better workplace. We leave no room to discriminate based on race, colour, religion or belief, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected class.


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