13 Mar 2018

Permanent Cheshire Constabulary – Procurement and Contracts Officer – PT – Staff role

Cheshire Constabulary – Posted by Cheshire ConstabularySandiway, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Title: SO1/2 Procurement and Contracts Officer – Part Time 22 hours per week


Cheshire Constabulary was founded in 1857 and is now responsible for policing nearly a million people. There are approximately 2,081 regular Police Officers, 220 Police Community Support Officers and 1,464 civilian Police Staff.

Someone who serves in Cheshire Constabulary joins an organisation with a proud and formidable history and would be expected to maintain the high esteem in which the public holds the Force. To work at Cheshire Constabulary, you will also have to uphold The Police Service Statement of Common Values.

Additional Benefits:
On-site parking, subsidised gym, flexible working, contributory pension, childcare vouchers and career progression opportunities with the force.

‘Cheshire Constabulary has an exciting opportunity for a Part-Time Procurement and Contracts Officer to join our Procurement team based at our Winsford Headquarters on a Permanent contract.
As Procurement and Contracts Officer you will be required to Work alongside Procurement and Contracts Manager to support and maintain medium value procurement and contract management processes for Cheshire Police. In addition continually seek value for money, maintain relationships and performance management of suppliers and provide advice on all areas of Force purchasing and contract activity.
The ideal candidate will meet the requirements outlined in the experience and qualifications section in the role profile attached to this advert. ‘
Please see the attached Role Profile for more information about this vacancy.

Where the role requires a specific qualification you will also be required to bring the original certificate as proof of your achievement and a photocopy to interview.

For the information of Internal Cheshire Constabulary members of staff only – Please note that you must obtain your Line Manager and Area Commander/Departmental Head supporting statement. Without this, we will be unable to progress your application. This is only applicable to secondments for Police Staff roles and all Police Specialist Roles. Any applications submitted without this support will not be progressed through the process.
You will also be required to bring a copy of your recent PDR to interview.

Additional Information

The Police Service is an equal opportunities organisation and is determined to ensure that:

The workforce reflects the diverse society which it serves and that the working environment is free from any form of discrimination, victimisation or harassment.

No job applicant or volunteer is treated more or less favourably on the grounds of sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief or disability. This is subject to the Police Service engaging in positive action scheme which intends to overcome or minimise a person’s disadvantage. Cheshire Constabulary operate a zero tolerance policy regarding any form of discrimination, victimisation, bullying or harassment.

No job applicant or volunteer is disadvantaged by a provision, criterion or practice which cannot be shown to be a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim.

Should you require any support in completing your application or a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process please contact MFSS Recruitment on 01606 366800 at the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post.

Please be aware that preferences will be given to those on the redeployment register.

Line Manager Support form you must attach your Line Managers Support form (if applicable) prior to submitting your application. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that this vacancy may close early, therefore please submit your application as early as possible.

The Force does not re-imburse travel to interview expenses.

The Force operates a no smoking policy.

How to Apply

Please visit our website to apply - https://www.cheshire.police.uk/jobs. This vacancy closes on 2nd April 2018.

Job Categories: Police. Job Types: Permanent. Salary: Competitive. Job expires in 21 days.

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