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Procurement Officer

Job description

Job Role: Procurement Officer

MPA are currently recruiting a Procurement Officer for our public service client based in Belfast.


Location – Belfast

Hours of Work – Monday – Friday 37.5 hours a week.

Salary - £12.86 per hour



• Proactively reviewing and sourcing goods and services in line with value for money principles

• Purchasing goods and services including the utilisation of the tendering and quotation process in accordance with HSCNI procedures to achieve value for money.

• Ensure all purchases are made in accordance with relevant legislation including European and British Standards.

• Providing purchasing advice and information to customers relating to the choice of goods and services.

• Operating a PC and computer systems to facilitate the delivery of a purchasing service.

• Resolving invoice queries in conjunction with HSCNI Finance Departments to ensure prompt payment of suppliers.

• Approving buying orders in line with delegated authority limits.

• Supervision and training of Band 3 staff.

• Any other duties as required within the Band of the post.


Essential Experience:

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade A-C to include Mathematics and English OR relevant NVQ Level 2 or GNVQ qualification plus 1 year’s relevant experience**


Two (2) years relevant work-based experience**.

**Relevant experience should be within a general commercial/business environment and could include customer service, retail, clerical, and/or administration work.


Desirable Criteria

1. Demonstrate knowledge of a purchasing and supply and/or finance related computerised and e-commerce systems.

2. Be studying or be prepared to study for a relevant professional qualification.


How to Apply

To apply for this position please send your CV to

Or for further information and a confidential discussion on this post please call Chris at our Belfast office on 02895 211111

Please ensure your CV is accurate and updated with full personal contact details, education history, qualifications, and employment history.