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Lead Category Manager - Procurement, OJEU - 12 months, Giffnock

Job Title: Lead Category Manager - Procurement, OJEU - 12 months, Giffnock
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Giffnock, East Renfrewshire
Salary: £230 - £300 per day
Start Date: April 2018
Reference: BBBH56921_1521738912
Contact Name: Emily Cotterill
Contact Email: e.cotterill@parity.net
Job Published: March 22, 2018 17:15

Job Description

Lead Category Manager - Procurement - 12 months - Giffnock / Glasgow

Procurement professional with category and team management experience required for long term contract role with a public sector client based in Giffnock.

You will lead and manage the operation of the Procurement Category Managers in performance of their functions, assist with the development and implementation of corporate procurement strategy and ensure legislative compliance in all areas of procurement. You will also lead and manage complex high value / high risk procurements.

Essential Skills

  • MCIPS qualified or working towards OR relevant degree
  • Substantial experience of procurement processes
  • Experience of leading and participating on cross-functional teams
  • Experience in contributing to the development of strategies
  • Thorough knowledge of EU Procurement Legislation (OJEU)
  • Knowledge of Public Procurement Initiatives
  • Experience in developing Commodity Strategies
  • Knowledge and experience of working with local authorities

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