Senior Procurement Professional
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.
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 responsibilityKey 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