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Senior Procurement Specialist - Glasgow

Public Sector - Procurement
Ref: 5266 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 Senior Procurement Specialist. 

This procurement opportunity is a very different from the norm and will involve working on different projects required by different Institutions based throughout Scotland.  The project specifications will vary and will range from working on specific procurements, working within different category portfolios to covering additional workload and will differ in timescales.

The role will be predominately based at home, but the successful must be flexible and prepared to travel to the Institutions and dependent on the location comfortable with the odd overnight stay.

The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for the end to end tendering and contract management of the portfolio, including portfolio strategy, tendering, contract award and contract management. You will work with a diverse spectrum of stakeholders, so the successful candidate must enjoy and be comfortable with building relationships.

Experience and knowledge required for the role:

  • You must have worked within a Procurement Role within a Public Sector organisation
  • In-depth understanding of EU & Public Sector Procurement procedures
  • Experience of end to end tendering
  • Knowledge of the principles of contract drafting and negotiation
  • Have strong communication skills and a team player
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Prepared to travel 

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

They are driven by their employees and look to offer some amazing perks including;

  • 9.5 day working fortnight
  • Flexible Working (35.5 hour week) 
  • Generous Holiday Allowance - 26 days + 14 Public Holidays (floating and fixed)
  • Support with MCIP's study

If you are a Procurement Officer/Procurement Specialist who enjoys a challenge and variety, then please call Shuna Boyle on 07949 509546 or email