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Procurement Manager

Perm
Dunfermline
Fife
Hybrid Working
Supply Chain & Procurement
SJB61510
18.03.2024

Shuna Boyle

Principal Recruitment Consultant
Procurement & Supply Chain
shuna.boyle@escaperecruitment.com
01506 517 214
07549 035 192

Description

Our Public Sector Client is looking to appoint an ambitious Public Sector Procurement Professional looking for the next step in their procurement career.

The Procurement Manager will manage a small team and they will build relationships and work with key stakeholders to deliver procurement projects across a range of categories including estates, professional services, travel, insurance and IT.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Develop a network of stakeholders who have procurement requirements to support their business operation or department
  • Manage Supplier Relationships and contracts
  • Undertake appropriate spend analysis activity and manage the tender process of supplies/services and deliver the tender process for above-regulated spend areas
  • Mentor and develop colleagues in managing the process for lower level spend.
  • Develop procurement processes based on the "Procurement Journey" and deliver focussed procurement awareness training to stakeholders
  • Enshrine robust procurement principles in to all procurement processes
  • Undertake and deliver reporting key stakeholders

Knowledge and experience required for the role:

  • You will have proven experience working in Public Sector Procurement
  • Have significant knowledge of Scottish/UK procurement legislation
  • Be experienced in tendering within a regulated environment Public Contracts (Scotland) and PRA(Scotland) Act.
  • Have a considerable understanding of the key ethical/social & environmental impacts of procurement
  • Experience with project management processes and meeting demanding targets and deadlines
  • Understand the importance of delivering a First-Class procurement service to Stakeholders
  • Enjoy building working relationships with Stakeholders/Customers

Our client offers a suite of benefits including a 9-Day fortnight, hybrid working and flexible working (core hours).

If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail, please send your CV.