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Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
£28,831 - £31,740 per year
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36 hours per week

Job Description

Waste Services Officer, Perth PKC10248
£28,831 - £31,740 
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5GD
Perth and Kinross Council are excited to be recruiting for a Waste Services Officer who will be required to undertake a range of tasks, including:-
assisting with procurement, management and monitoring of contracts in Waste Services; ensuring all procurement and contract management complies with Council Contract Rules and relevant procurement  legislation and guidelines, including electronic tendering; undertaking project management activities to contribute to the development and delivery of a range of projects in line with established objectives.
Along with the above and to ensure the smooth running of these activities you will plan and develop the Procurement Timeline Programme for Waste Services, whilst also being a key person dealing with the procurement journey. You will also assist with a range of tasks and contract management, including monitoring and updating the Corporate Contracts Register, reviewing Community Benefits and collating relevant correspondence and contract documents. When relevant you will undertake subprojects to assist the Waste Services Team deliver on both internal & legislative projects. We are looking for a positive person who can integrate into the Waste Services team, who is happy to work along side colleagues as well as getting on with their own tasks. You must be able to work to deadlines, so good organisational skills is a must. 

The Individual

For you to undertake the key aspects of the post you will have relevant experience in a procurement, contract management or bid role in a comparable organisation and sound knowledge of public procurement regulations and legislation, along with experience of project management. The post is one that requires a variety of communication channels, so you must be able to efficiently communicate orally and in writing and with a range of internal and external people. All aspects of the post requires a person who has an attention to detail with high numeracy skills. Holding a relevant HNC is required for the post.
For further information regarding this position, please contact Claire Leishman, Waste Services Team Leader on 01738 475000. 
When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

At PKC our values and behaviours  influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer. In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours. Find out more about PKC  and you could soon be joining our team!

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As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.
Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.
A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.
Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.
Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.
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