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Procurement Manager - Dundee

Public Sector - Procurement
Ref: 5264 Date Posted: Monday 22 Feb 2021
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Lusona Consultancy are working exclusively with the Centre of Expertise for the Higher Education Sector and they are looking to recruit a Procurement Manager who will head up an established procurement team and lead the delivery of procurement services across the Institution.

Responsibilities of the role will include;

  • Establish & Maintain the Procurement Strategy and the annual Procurement Report
  • Develop the Procurement Team with supportive training and mentoring
  • Undertake and oversee Contract & Supplier management in partnership with stakeholders
  • Build up a network of key Stakeholders within the Institution
  • Undertake appropriate spend analysis activity and manage tendering of specific supplies/services
  • Undertake / oversee (as appropriate) Contract & Supplier management in partnership with stakeholders across Abertay.
  • Plan and deliver focussed procurement awareness training to teams across the Institution
  • Provide the key link between the Institution and the collaborative procurement team to facilitating the implementation of suitable framework agreements

Knowledge and experience required for the role;

  • Previous experience of working in Senior Procurement role within a Public Sector organisation
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to drive performance and develop successful teams
  • Excellent stakeholder skills
  • Significant EU & PRA procurement legislation experience
  • Customer-centric approach
  • Good level of commercial acumen.
  • Strong understanding of sustainability / responsible procurement issues

This role will require the successful applicant to be based on site 2 days per week so candidates will be considered with a reasonable commute to Dundee.

For more information please contact Shuna Boyle on 07949 509546