Procurement Advisor

Our prestigious Client is looking for a Procurement Advisor to join their ever-growing team on a full time, permanent basis.

As a Procurement Specialist you will provide advice and lead on all regulated and non-regulated procurement activities for a wide range of works, goods and services within Infrastructure Services such as buildings, car parks, mechanical and electrical plant/equipment ensuring the company continues to comply with public procurement legislation.

The successful candidate will work closely with Operational and Corporate staff to co-ordinate and plan procurement activities. Additionally, you will expertly co-ordinate, lead and execute the end-to-end procurement process from strategy development, tender preparation, publication and evaluation, through to contract award.

As the Procurement Advisor You will provide Infrastructure Services expertise within the Procurement Team to support a more strategic approach to buying.

Desirable requirements

Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) qualification or working towards

Knowledge of working with procurement and Scottish Government tools, particularly relating to Sustainable Procurement

Working knowledge and understanding of forms of contract other than NEC e.g. FIDIC, JCT, IET

Strong working knowledge of MS Office systems (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Sharepoint and ideally Project)

Essential requirements

Demonstrate experience in developing robust commodity strategies reflecting market conditions and strategic objectives through to the award of contracts

Experience of high value complex procurement activities

Working knowledge and understanding of NEC model contract suite

Understands, carries out and implements risk assessments and control measures

Coaches and supports colleagues and team members

Working background in projects and construction

If you are interested in this position, please contact Chloe at Global Highland.