Job offer available in Scotland Category Manager at University of Glasgow

Job Purpose

How big is your ambition? Ours is World Changing…

At the University of Glasgow we are delivering transformation and investment on a huge scale. The Central Procurement team have an exciting opportunity for a forward looking, commercially driven Category Manager to help support the delivery of our World Changing Glasgow strategy by taking responsibility for delivering our Procurement Strategy. The University procures circa £220m worth of goods and services from external providers each year. Procurement’s role is to provide professional, qualified procurement expertise, service; for all spend with external suppliers; in compliance with legislation, EU regulations, Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015, Procurement Reform Act 2014 and Procurement (Scotland) Regulations 2016.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the Management, Professional and Administrative Grade, level 8, £43,266 – £50,132 per annum.

This position is permanent and full time at 35 hours per week.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equality. 
The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Vacancy Ref : 023585.

Due to the Christmas close, shortlisting for this post will be conducted early January with interview expected to be held soon after.


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