Senior Procurement Business Partner

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Salary: 41,709 - 46,924
Location: Paisley

Closing date: 02 November 2016

Senior Procurement Business Partner

£41,709 - £46,924

Paisley Campus

35 Hours per week

University of the West of Scotland is a leading edge modern University and we are at an exciting stage in our development.  At UWS we have a proud record in delivering work ready graduates and effective partnerships with industry and the public sector.  While our goals are high academic attainment and research excellence, we are constantly developing practical ways in which academic success can inspire and benefit others.  We work closely with our local communities: we empower our people to lead; we equip our students to be the mentors of the future – exercising leadership inspiring others and sharing learning and globally relevant skills. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead and shape the Procurement and Account Payable Team at UWS.  We are looking for a dynamic individual who can inspire our people.  With a can do and resilient attitude coupled with a focus on being solutions driven, you will provide a first class value add procurement service to the University and its stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have significant procurement experience demonstrating experience of successfully leading and managing Procurement functions.  An in depth understanding of the major Procurement issues and practical experience of the provision of policy advice based on this understanding is essential.  We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates with detailed technical expertise in fields of procurement with a clear focus on results and a track record of successful delivery at senior level, preferably but not exclusively within the HE sector.

You should be a graduate with post graduate qualification in Procurement and/or Purchasing or related subject ideally a member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (MCIPS or FCIPS).

The successful candidate will be based at our Paisley Campus with some scheduled activities at our other campus locations as required.

If you believe you can make a real impact we would like to hear from you.

Further information, including details of how to apply is available on our website

Closing date:   Wednesday 2 November

Interviews:     Wednesday 9th November 2016 midday (Paisley Campus)

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. UWS is a “Two Ticks” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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