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Senior Procurement Specialist

Job Title: Senior Procurement Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Start Date: January 2018
Reference: BBBH56121_1514669966
Contact Name: Barbara Tomaszewska
Contact Email: B.Tomaszewska@parity.net
Job Published: December 30, 2017 21:39

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Procurement Specialist with our public-sector client for an initially 3 months contract £300 - £350 per day based in Edinburgh.

Main duties:

  • Leading and/or assisting in strategy development, planning and implementation of medium- to high-risk/value commodity strategies optimising value for money
  • Provide specialist procurement, commercial and contractual advice and guidance on EU, policy and procedures requirements

Essential Skills:

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of the full end to end procurement process including strategic procurement techniques, sourcing and tendering, supplier and contract management, and negotiation.
  • A proven track record in the delivery of procurement projects and programmes.
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills and experienced at operating within complex stakeholder environments with demonstrated procurement credibility.
  • An ability to interrogate analytical and management information to draw out key messages and findings to support decisions.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of delivering public procurement projects.
  • Contract and project management experience
  • Membership of a relevant professional body (i.e. Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)).

This role falls inside IR35 legislation

Please supply your CV for consideration

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