Contract Scotland are recruiting for a market leading, reputable Tier 1 Contractor, who are seeking to appoint a Bid Manager to add to their continued success in the Scottish construction market. Our client are well known throughout the UK and deliver projects ranging from £1m – £100m across public, regulated and private sectors. As a Bid Manager you will have the important role of being part of the organisations pre-construction team and will be expected to develop and manage the bid process, in line with the organisations strategic growth plan.

Contract Scotland are delighted to be working in partnership with our client, a Groundworks and Civil Engineering Landscaping Contractor to assist in their search for a procurement experienced candidate to join their team based in East Kilbride. This is a great opportunity and as a Procurement Lead/Buyer, where the successful candidate will carry out all aspects of the procurement process in accordance with the Groups Procurement and Supply Chain Management Strategy. This would suit a proactive, process driven person with good communication skills.

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Procurement Lead/Buyer

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Benefits
Benefits: Benefits
Reference: J43977
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 15th May 2024
Closing: 12th June 2024

Contract Scotland are delighted to be working in partnership with our client, a Groundworks and Civil Engineering Landscaping Contractor to assist in their search for a procurement experienced candidate to join their team based in East Kilbride. This is a great opportunity and as a Procurement Lead/Buyer, where the successful candidate will carry out all aspects of the procurement process in accordance with the Groups Procurement and Supply Chain Management Strategy. This would suit a proactive, process driven person with good communication skills.

  • Issue pricing documents to relevant suppliers to meet site programme requirements
  • Evaluate tender returns taking account of value adding service to give a whole life cost
  • Conducting final negotiations with selected suppliers to enable contract award
  • Raise Purchase Orders for all Materials and Plant Hire on selected systems in line with company policies and procedures
  • Liaise with sites to assist with the resolution of supply issues as and when required
  • Work with and advise Project Teams on material specifications and alternatives where appropriate
  • Provide regular reports on procurement betterment and supplier performance
  • Attend site and office based Project Meetings as required
  • Monitor and maintain vendor database to ensure that it contains up to date details of available suppliers
  • Manage relationships and Supply Chain agreements with selected suppliers, including renewal; performance; spend; strengths; weaknesses and opportunities
  • Monitor the supply market to identify potential new suppliers and products and meet with suppliers to understand their product offerings
  • Focus on exceeding minimum service expectations by delivering an agile, value adding service with a deep understanding of customer requirements, technical competence, functional knowledge and process efficiency
  • Investigate and support the resolution of supplier invoice queries

If you believe you have the skills and experience required for this role and feel this a great opportunity is for you, please apply by submitting your CV.

Legal Information:

Contract Scotland acts as an employment agency for permanent work and acts as an employment business for temporary work. Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. At Contract Scotland, we value diversity and promote equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all areas of society and can discuss any reasonable adjustments to support your application.

Legal Information:
We act as an employment agency for permanent work and as an employment business for temporary work.

For roles in the UK, applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

We value diversity and promote equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all areas of society and can discuss any reasonable adjustments to support your application.