Procurement Officer

33000 - 40000 per annum

Harvey Nash's client, working in the education sector, is looking for a number of Procurement Officers to join their team based in central Edinburgh. Reporting into the Category Team Manager you will be responsible for delivering a professional procurement service to the organisation's customers and suppliers both internally and externally. This will include efficient and effective customer service and external supplier performance to meet the organisation's procurement strategy and making continuous improvements to achieve the overall objectives through best procurement practice. This will involve delivering services with the Category Team Manager which support a sustainable procurement strategy, contract/supplier management, analysing expenditure profiles to look for opportunities for cost savings and achieving value for money and quality of goods and services, to meet legal obligations, analyse and manage risks and ensure probity, maintain project documentation and management reports.

This is a great opportunity within a prestigious organisation and as such we're looking for motivated individuals who meet the following criteria:

* Full CIPS membership or equivalent qualifications e.g. a relevant degree, or be making progress towards MCIPS

* Experience in public or regulated sector is preferred, knowledge of legislative framework

* Experience in procurement, demonstrating good commercial and project management skills

* Good communication skills and understanding of customer service

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to work within an expanding and forward thinking organisation at the forefront of education and technology. In return our client is offering a fantastic remuneration and benefits package (including exceptional holiday allowance and pension) and a very strong work life balance. If this sounds like it might be of interest and you have the relevant skills/experience, please apply using the link or contact Kevin Robson on 0141 343 3285.

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Kevin Robson
0141 343 3285

Reference No: 339479/001

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