Procurement Officer x2

Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
£27,009 - £31,155
03 May 2022
15 Jun 2022
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Housing and Grenfell

This department is responsible for housing, communities and improving the lives of local residents.  This includes landlord services and estate management, planning, refurbishment, and advice and support to help maintain healthy and safe homes.

A significant part of our work is focused on creating stronger communities, by working together with local residents on recovery following the Grenfell tragedy.  

In response to London’s affordable homes crisis, we are committed to building more social housing to help people on lower incomes to live, work, and raise their families in the borough. Our housing team also work closely with affordable housing providers and other agencies to manage homelessness and give support to older residents to live independently.

The Role:

Working alongside the Procurement Team, you will have the responsibility for the provision of comprehensive administrative support and will act as a first point of contact for the team. The main activities will include:

a) monitoring procurement activity and securing suitably qualified service and works providers who meet the needs of the Directorate 
b) undertaking core procurement processes to ensure compliant working practices in line with the Council’s Procurement Regulations, Procurement Strategy and the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR). 

Please refer to the Job Description for more information

About You:

Are you someone interested in Procurement looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic team? Or maybe you’re studying for a CIPS qualification and looking to put what you’ve learned into practice. Then this is the role for you!

Having experience in administration and a desire to learn and grow in the field of Procurement is a must. 

You’ll need to possess excellent communication skills as well as a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.  
Please apply online explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description

We work in partnership with Hampshire County Council (HCC) who deliver many transactional services on our behalf. Although most communications will be from HCC, all selection and appointment decisions will be made by RBKC. Certain services are shared across more than one Council area to nearby neighbouring Authorities. This enhances delivery and reduces costs. Your recruitment information will advise if your remit extends beyond RBKC.

We will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.


Additional information

RBKC is currently inclusively reviewing its pay, reward and benefits framework.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible. 

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.