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Procurement Policy Specialist - Glasgow - 15 months

Job Title: Procurement Policy Specialist - Glasgow - 15 months
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Salary: Up to £0.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH57164_1524042331
Contact Name: Craig Ross
Contact Email: c.ross@parity.net
Job Published: April 18, 2018 10:05

Job Description

Procurement Policy Specialist - Glasgow - 15 months

Experienced Procurement Policy Specialist required for an initial 15 month contract based in Glasgow. The main purpose of this role is to lead and implement a Procurement Open Contracting Strategy. The individual will be responsible for projects which will improve procurement transparency and contribute to enhance existing eCommerce systems.

This is an exciting role where the individual will be influencing and managing change.

Essential criteria/requirements include but are not limited to -

  1. Knowledge of the eProcurement systems and their relevance and importance across the procurement landscape
  2. A working knowledge of both the Procurement Reform Act (Scotland) 2015 and the latest EU Procurement regulations and their impact on the Scottish public sector
  3. Strong communication skills, with experience of communicating clearly and confidently, both orally and in writing, with a wide range of people, including senior officials and Ministers and external stakeholders.
  4. Experience of managing change and continuous improvement, dealing with resistance and conflict in a constructive way.
  5. Project management skills, including the ability to work within tight deadlines and handle competing priorities.

This role falls INSIDE IR35 legislation.

Applicants must have a valid Basic Disclosure Certificate dated within the last 12 months.

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