We are currently recruiting for a Contracts & Procurement Officer in Bury.


Pay rate: £17.12 per hour.

Contract duration: Temporary ongoing.



The Contracts and Procurement Officer has a key role to play in ensuring the client undertakes robust commissioning activity, evidences transparency, value for money and commissions high quality services on behalf of the citizens of Bury.



  • Contribute to the development of a robust commissioning culture within the department.
  • Commission services based on data analysis, customer feedback, evaluation, market analysis.
  • Develop service specifications, tender documentation, and issue contracts.
  • Develop services to provide high quality and value for money.
  • Negotiate fee uplifts and individual care package costs.
  • Provide advice and support to Officers and Providers.
  • Manage and develop the provider market.
  • Develop positive relationships with providers and colleagues.
  • Undertake contract monitoring of providers to ensure compliance and the outcomes are met.



  • Contracting and commissioning, ideally with a Local Authority background and children’s social care.
  • Developing and monitoring outcome based contracts and specifications.
  • Procuring services for customers with a defined social care need.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with a wide range of people including customers, relatives, carers, providers, and regulators.
  • Track record of successfully negotiating contracts.


Apply online or contact Terri O’Keefe on 07879 585551. You can also email terri@peelsolutions.co.uk  for more information on this role.

Job Category: Business Services
Job Type: Temporary
Job Location: Greater Manchester

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