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Procurement Projects Manager

The University of Edinburgh - Procurement, University of Edinburgh (Finance Department)

Location: Edinburgh, Hybrid
Salary: £45,585 to £54,395 per annum (A revised salary range for this grade of £48,350 to £59,421 is planned to take effect from Spring 2024) (Grade 8)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 2nd April 2024
Closes: 12th April 2024

Open-ended Contract, Full time (35 Hours per week)

1 post 

A job share could be considered with 2 x 20-hour arrangements if suitable candidates are found

We’re looking for great people to join our award-winning procurement team.

Procurement at Edinburgh University is undergoing a major transformation as we extend the scope of our influence and impact across our £1bn world-renowned organisation. Our vision is “To become world class in everything we do, recognised as a trusted strategic partner in the successful delivery of the University’s Strategy 2030”. To deliver on our commitments we are now looking for people who make things happen, who challenge the status quo, are excited about working in a diverse, dynamic environment and really want to make a change. Edinburgh University is a world leader. Be part of our new Procurement journey. 

The opportunity:

We are looking for a Procurement Projects Manager to join our Strategic Procurement Team. The successful candidate will operate across our 4 Categories that comprise of Information Services & IT, Professional Campus Services, Estates & Buildings, and Laboratories & Medical. Reporting to the Head of Strategic Procurement and Deputy Director of Procurement, the successful candidate will be responsible for the tendering, award and contract management of a range of procurement projects; as well as strategic initiatives stemming from market engagement and spend analyses. The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the University’s financial wellbeing and international research profile, by delivering cash savings and other cost efficiencies; and supporting the knowledge creation and transfer which lies at the heart of the University’s Strategy 2030.

The post-holder will join a forward-thinking, ambitious and supportive procurement team, already well advanced in a service transformation programme.  As part of the wider Finance Directorate, we aim to deliver world-class services to the University’s academic teaching and research staff and our professional services colleagues, in keeping with the institution’s Top-20 World Ranking.

You will engage directly with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, ensuring that Procurement delivers innovative, fit for purpose solutions which are aligned to University objectives and Government policy.

Candidates will be encouraged to exercise initiative and discretion, taking ownership of strategic procurements that deliver maximum benefit across the University. 

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Self-motivated and proactive, with a passion to help shape and develop the service.
  • Practical experience and sound theoretical knowledge of end-to-end tendering procedures, including use of eTendering systems.
  • A solid grounding of in-life contract and supplier relationship management. 
  • Good computing literacy and numerical analysis skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills and commercial judgement.
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