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Indirect Procurement Manager - £54,000 (Edinburgh)

Indirect Procurement Manager - £54,000 (Edinburgh)

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    £50000 - £54000 per annum + Pension

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    Richard Shelley

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    about 2 months ago

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Role: Indirect Procurement Manager

Salary: Up to £54K + Pension

Location: Edinburgh (2 days p/w in the office)

I have a fantastic opportunity to join an award-winning procurement team who aim to deliver world-class Procurement & Commercial services to a high profile (Top-20 World Ranking!) academic institute. Based in the heart of Edinburgh, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, this role has a lot more to offer than meets the eye!

My client is currently undergoing a major transformation, linked to their 2030 strategy, as they extend the scope of their influence and impact across the £1bn world-renown organisation.

Role Overview:

  • Reporting to the Category Head, you will be responsible for the tendering, award, and contract management of a range of indirect procurement projects; as well as strategic commercial initiatives stemming from market engagement and spend analyses spanning;
    • Laboratories, Medical & Veterinary Medical (Labs)
    • Estates and Facilities (Estates)
    • Information Services (IS)
    • Professional & Campus Services (PCS)
  • The post-holder will mitigate risk and deliver commercial value across a £360 million spend by delivering cash savings and other cost efficiency's
  • You will be pro-active in engaging directly with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, ensuring that Procurement delivers innovative, fit for purpose solutions which are aligned to Objectives and Government policy.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Demonstrates experience of Public Sector Procurement - familiar with PCR and OJEU regulations
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with a passion to help shape and develop the organisations Procurement service.
  • Practical experience and sound theoretical knowledge of end-to-end tendering procedures, including use of e-Tendering systems.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills and commercial judgement.
  • Ideally MCIPS qualified (or working towards full accreditation)