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Senior Procurement Officer - Lanarkshire

Public Sector - Procurement
Ref: 5500 Date Posted: Tuesday 20 Jul 2021
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Lusona are working with the Centre of Expertise who has an opportunity for a Senior Procurement Office to be based on-site at New College Lanarkshire.

This role is hybrid role, with a blend of working from home and being on-site.

The Senior Procurement Officer will be responsible for all of the clients procurement requirements, so no two days will be the same!  You will have responsible for all of the procurement requirements of the College, tendering for different levels of spend, maintaining all systems and reporting.  You will get to work with a variety of Stakeholders and be responsible for delivering a first-class procurement service to them. 

You will work closely with your colleagues in the wider w South & Central of Scotland Team. 

Experience and knowledge required for the role:

  • Experience of working a Procurement Officer/Procurement Specialist/Category Manager within a Public Sector Organisation
  • In-depth knowledge of Public Sector Procurement procedures and current legislation
  • Proven experience in tendering
  • Knowledge of the principles of contract drafting and negotiation
  • Have strong communication skills and enjoy working with people!!!

Our client absolutely prides themselves on developing their people and offer a genuine career path for outstanding employees. 

Work/Life balance is a key and benefits include;

  • 9.5 day working fortnight – Every 2nd Friday Afternoon off
  • Flexible Working (35.5 hour week) 
  • Generous Holiday Allowance - 26 days + 14 Public Holidays (floating and fixed)
  • Support with MCIP's & Leadership studies

If you are a looking for the next stage to progress your career, then this could be an ideal opportunity! 

To find out more about this opportunity, then please call Shuna on 07949 509546…