Head of Procurement

Posted 08/07/2024 by Elliot Marsh


Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Head of Procurement to join their team.

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Salary: £45,000 PA

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent (Hybrid/Flexible Working Arrangements)

About The Client

Our client is a leading public sector institution based in the heart of Edinburgh, committed to delivering exceptional services and value to their community. They are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Head of Procurement to join the team and drive the procurement strategy forward.

Head of Procurement - Key Responsibilities:

- Lead and Manage: Oversee the procurement department, providing strong leadership and support to your team

- Stakeholder Management: Develop and maintain excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring their needs are met and exceeded

- Negotiation: Utilise superior negotiation skills to secure the best value for goods and service

Procurement strategy and planning:

- Compliance: Ensure all procurement activities comply with Scottish procurement legislation

- Strategic Planning: Develop and implement effective procurement strategies that align with our institution's goals and objectives

- Continuous Improvement: Identify and implement opportunities for process improvements to enhance efficiency and effectiveness

Head of Procurement – Requirements:

- Experience: Proven experience in a senior procurement role, ideally within the public sector

- Knowledge: In-depth understanding of Scottish procurement legislation

- Qualifications: Degree level education, with CIPS or MCIPS qualification being highly desirable

- Skills: Excellent stakeholder management and negotiation skills

- Leadership: Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team effectively

Head of Procurement  - What’s on Offer:

- Salary of £45,000 per annum and excellent benefits package

- Location: Based in Edinburgh, one of the most beautiful and vibrant cities in the world

- Flexibility: Hybrid and flexible working arrangements to support a healthy work-life balance

- Professional Development: Opportunities for ongoing professional development and career progression

- Community Impact: A chance to make a significant impact in the public sector, improving services and value for the community

How to Apply

To find out more about our client and this exciting Head of Procurement opportunity, please apply now for a confidential conversation with us!

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