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Strategic Sourcing Specialist

£35000 - £44000 per annum

Our client are a leading Public Sector Business and they are looking to recruit a Strategic Sourcing Specialist based in their Glasgow office. The organisation places Procurement at the very heart of the business. The role will report into the Head of Procurement and you will be responsible for.

  • Driving the Strategic Sourcing across a number of major categories

  • Liaising with key stakeholders across the business to identify and drive forward the activity and spend across category management

  • Liaising with the Commercial team to identify potential routes to market

  • Liaising with the Commercial team to manage the procurement activity and processes across the varying categories under spend

  • Work with the Commercial team and user departments to on-board suppliers and embed supplier performance measures.

To be successful in this new role you will have

  • You will be degree qualified with either part/fully qualified MCIPS and/or have substantial relevant industry experience with a proven track record in Strategic Procurement Sourcing. Experience of IT Procurement would be preferred

  • You will have previous experience of Government frameworks and OJEU procurement routes with some knowledge of public sector procurement rules and best practice

  • You will bring strong commercial acumen, understanding and awareness including demonstrable external contract management experience, coupled with experience of performance managing suppliers

  • With proven project management, planning and organisational skills you will have the ability to manage Stakeholders both internally and externally