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Senior Procurement Specialist

Job Title: Senior Procurement Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £200 - £300 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH58096_1531500073
Contact Name: Alex Thurlow
Contact Email: a.thurlow@parity.net
Job Published: July 13, 2018 17:41

Job Description

Procurement Specialist, ideally with CIPS qualification, required for initial 3 month contract with public sector client in Edinburgh.

Your duties will include;

  • Leading in procurement strategy development and implementation of medium/high risk/value commodity strategies optimising value for money
  • Work effectively with a range of customers and stakeholders to deliver credible procurement strategies and contracts
  • Provide support to stakeholders on supplier relationship and contract management
  • Provide specialist procurement, commercial and contractual advice and guidance on EU policy and procedures
  • Manage the complete end to end procurement process from initial conception through to contract award and delivery

Experience required;

  • Experience of delivery public sector procurement projects
  • 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
  • Strong stakeholder management skills

It would be highly desirable if you had CIPS qualification

Please note - candidates will be required to either already hold a valid basic Disclosure Scotland certificate or be willing and able to apply prior to CV submission to client

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