Procurement Manager CM170637 | Eden Scott

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Procurement Manager

  • Glasgow
  • Up to £480 per day
  • Contract

Are you passionate about ensuring value for money and sustainability in the energy sector? Our leading public sector client is seeking a dynamic Procurement Manager. Your role is pivotal in transforming procurement, ensuring efficiency, compliance, and robust supplier/contract performance management.


£400-£480 per day (inside IR 35), initial 6-month contract.


Hybrid working (currently 1 day per week in the office). Glasgow or London.


Candidates must be immediately available and meet the essential criteria detailed below.


Responsibilities:


Procurement:



  • Collaborate with Senior Procurement Partners to support directorates in understanding procurement requirements.

  • Manage procurement process for contracts, ensuring optimal value for money and compliance.

  • Provide guidance to enhance procurement effectiveness and mitigate risks.


Contract Management:



  • Support segmentation processes and review spend against contracts.

  • Analyse supplier suitability and negotiate contract terms to align with directorate requirements.


Development:



  • Contribute to projects to enhance procurement and mentor procurement officers.


Outputs and Deliverables:



  • Execute procurement and contract management policies effectively.

  • Ensure compliance and value for money.

  • Support directorate planning and embed procurement awareness.


Essential Criteria:



  • CIPS professional body membership at level 4 or working towards it.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience independently running tenders.

  • Expertise in best practice procurement, tendering, and contract management.

  • Strong understanding of procurement regulations and excellent communication skills.

  • Excellent business understanding with ability to communicate effectively, negotiate and influence.

  • Ability to plan and prioritise effectively according to business needs as well as enhanced commercial acumen and financially aware.

  • Proficient in Excel and Word.


Desirable Criteria:



  • Experience in public sector procurement.


Please apply now for a confidential chat to find out more about the position and to discuss suitability.


Contact Carrie Martin on 01224 965506, Carrie.Martin@edenscott.com

Carrie Martin
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Carrie Martin
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01224 965506

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