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Senior Procurement Professional

  • Glasgow
  • Contract
  • £32.55 - £37.55 per hour

Senior Procurement Professional

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Glasgow as a Senior Procurement Professional.

The role will be an initial 6-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work as a member of the Procurement and Supply Chain team to provide procurement expertise, services and support to meet the operational needs of the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage or oversee the management of contracts throughout their life in conjunction with the business:
    • Define procurement strategy for allocated contract packs
    • Manage cross functional engagement to facilitate the delivery of robust business inputs to RfP/RfT preparation
    • Lead Contract negotiations including Terms & Conditions
    • Raise formal documents to support the sourcing and contracting process, including Request for Information, Request for Quotation, Assessment documents, Purchase Orders.
    • Proactively manage Contract/Supplier performance including instances of supplier under-performance against cost, quality and schedule.
    • Manage contract change
    • Manage supplier payment process and resolve any goods receiving and supplier debt issues.
    • Identify, deliver and record savings.
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the product or service provision:
    • Meets the governance requirements of the business and our customers.
    • Delivers optimum value for money.
    • Achieves the required service level as agreed with internal stakeholders.
  • Seek out and lead opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of Company systems, including purchase to pay systems, risk and supplier management tools
  • Work collaboratively to implement an effective risk management process within area of responsibility

Key skills & qualifications

Have CIPS L5 qualification or equivalent standard/ relevant industry experience

  • Significant experience working within a procurement and/or similar environment
  • Possess a high standard of Procurement competence in key areas of sourcing, process knowledge, contracting skills and supplier management.
  • Demonstrate exemplary business acumen.
  • Works on own initiative with minimal supervision and with responsibility for delivery, escalating concerns.
  • Ability to build, grow and influence networks, outside of own team, to support collaboratively working.

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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