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Junior Contracting Officer

Tel: 0161 974 0947

Email: l.m.oshea@thecpc.ac.uk

What my job role is:

My role is to look after contract management across a variety of frameworks areas, assist and partake in full tender excercises for upcoming framework agreements, liaise and build strong relations with suppliers and members alike to provide assistance and guidance wherever necessary.

What I'm professionally passionate about:

Being able to assist a member with their procurement process and seeing a positive outcome afterward leaves me with a strong sense of achievement. I am passionate about problem solving and learning together with all stakeholders and colleagues to ensure an efficient and successful service.

What previous experiences I have that link in with my current role:

Having been a course representative at university has allowed me to understand the difficulties students can have when something they require is not readily available due to funding. Due to this, I endeavour to assist members of staff to the best of my ability to ensure that they are able to provide for their students. My previous role on the CPC Helpdesk has afforded me a level of understanding of our customers' needs that I feel is vital for CPC to run effectively. I also have customer service experience in retail, bar, and administration.

My inspiration and motivation:

I am inspired by musicians, comedians, artists, scientists I admire, my colleagues, and my friends. I am motivated by my willingness to better myself in all aspects of life, but especially through educational advancement.

How would I describe myself in three words?

Honest, pragmatic, meticulous.