Contracting and Procurement Support Officer

  • Period of Contract: Fixed Term to 31st December 2023
  • Hours: Full time 37 Hours per week preferred. Part time considered.
  • Location: Office based, Leyland Lancashire
  • Salary: NJC 19 - 25 (£24,799 – £28,782) (or FTE)
  • Closing Date and Time: 5.00pm, Friday 6th November 2020
  • Interview Date: First Stage interviews Thursday 19th November. Second stage Wednesday 25th November.

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How to apply

Active Lancashire is the Strategic lead for physical activity and sport across Lancashire. Our purpose is to “Bring partners together to create healthy lifestyles through Sport and Physical Activity”. 

We are currently in a position to recruit for a Contracting and Procurement Support Officer, part funded through European Social Funding. This post is fixed term post to 31st December 2023.

We are looking for someone to join our enthusiastic and high performing team with the right skills to support the Grant Manager with the writing and review of contracts for suppliers and partners and support the grants management and claims process for ESF funded projects.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about driving forward the message about the power of sport and physical activity and the positive impact it can have on people’s health and wellbeing.

As a vibrant organisation we are committed to upholding our values and ensuring they are embedded across all that we do and this role will play a key part in communicating that to our audiences.

To apply for this role, please complete an application form and address the criteria set out in the Skills and Experience on the Job Profile, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the requirements.

Applications can be e-mailed or posted to Emma Colledge, Grants Manager, Active Lancashire, Farington House, Lancashire Business Park, Centurion Way, Leyland, PR26 6TW or [email protected].

The closing date for all applications is 5pm Friday 6th November and first stage interviews will be held on Thursday 19th November. If you would like to discuss this role informally, please contact Emma Colledge on 07389 183590 or [email protected].

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