Procurement Officer

Morgan Hunt
Inverness, UK
Closing date
1 Oct 2020

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Procurement Officer required for a 12 month temporary contract. This role can be based in Edinburgh OR Inverness.

Your new company Public sector organisation based in Scotland are currently recruiting a Procurement Officer on a temporary contract to cover maternity leave.

The organisation are an executive agency of the Scottish Government with a uniquely diverse contract portfolio and the role would sit within the procurement team who have gone through a recent re-structure to allow them provide a strategic partnering service to colleagues and suppliers.

This role can be based in either Edinburgh OR Inverness. Your new role Reporting into the Category Manager, you will lead high value/risk regulated tender exercised for a wide range of goods, services and works.

This will involve engaging with cross-functional groups to manage the end to end tendering process form market research & tender strategy development through to contract drafting and handover, ensuring all relevant legislation and policy is complied with. For each tendering project, you will embed sustainable procurement requirements, helping the organisation to achieve their Procurement Strategy aims and objectives.

What you'll need to success Prior experience working within a public sector organisation and an understanding of the procurement reform, public contracts regulations and EU procurement directives is essential for this role.

You will also have experience leading and delivering compliant tenders, drafting contracts and recommending actions to achieve value for money and efficiency.

What you'll get in return You will be paid a daily rate of up to £230 per day, and will work 37 hours per week (flexible options available).

This is a great opportunity to work for a unique organisation, leading a wide portfolio of tenders. Due to the covid-19 pandemic, recruitment and on-boarding will be conducted remotely. NB. This role has been deemed in-scope of IR35 regulations.

Morgan Hunt is a multi award winning Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.
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