Procurement Manager

22 Feb 2021
22 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
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

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