Social Value Assistant Manager

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Value Match are supporting a Local Government customer to appoint a  Social Value Assistant Manager - Procurement specifically looking at Sustainable Environment on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract with a salary of up to £38,000. The role is remote working with a minimum of 1 day and maximum of 2 days based in the office within Chelmsford, Essex. 

The role of the social value team is to work with Procurement staff, stakeholders and suppliers to ensure they understand social value, how to approach it in ECC tenders and how to maximise potential for the benefit of Essex residents. Advocacy and ambassadorship are important aspects of the team’s roles as well as subject matter expertise, procedural advice and effective decision-making support. Candidates applying must have the following:

  • Educated to degree level with a relevant professional qualification such as MCIPS
  • Knowledge of category management or its sales equivalent
  • Knowledge of social value and experience of implementing social value in tenders (in a procurement or sales context) in complex commercial environments
  • Evidence of some knowledge of contract law and legislation relevant to social value
  • Extensive knowledge of public sector procurement law
  • Comprehensive negotiating skills appropriate to multi million pound contracts
25 October 2021
Social Value & Sustainability
Up to £38,000

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