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  • Ref no: SPT00010
  • Published: 6/9/19
  • Closes: 22/9/19
  • Location: 131 St Vincent Street, G2 5JF
  • Salary: £29,917.00 - £42,957.00 Per Annum (depending o...
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) is the largest of Scotland’s seven regional transport partnerships and is responsible for a host of specialist bus services and major infrastructure projects, in conjunction with operating the Glasgow Subway.

Reporting to the Senior Procurement Officer, the post holder will assist in the provision of a customer focussed procurement service to client departments including the provision of advice and guidance to all stakeholders involved in procurement related activities. The successful candidate will be directly involved in the sourcing of goods and services, the maintenance of all associated records, both technical and commercial, and ensuring SPT’s Procurement activities are executed in accordance with standing orders and relevant legislation.

Ideally you should have professional procurement accreditation and be computer literate within a Microsoft Office environment. Knowledge and experience of public procurement processes and legislation is essential, as is the use of the electronic sourcing tools, Public Contracts Scotland and Public Contracts Scotland-Tender. Detailed operational knowledge and experience in the operation of Frameworks and similar procurement vehicles for the sourcing of goods and services is also required.

The successful candidate will be a confident, organised individual with good communication, attention to detail and analytical skills. They will be customer focused, with an enthusiastic attitude to work, be a team player, as well as have the ability to work on their own initiative.

Please note this is fixed term position for 6 months.

hat we can offer you…

  • Competitive Salary
  • Good Annual and Public Holiday Entitlement
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme – SPT contribute 19.3% of your annualised pay• Commitment to your ongoing learning and development
  • Employee Travel Pass Scheme – a Subway Smartcard to travel on the Glasgow Subway for free

Full time hours will be 35 hours per week Monday to Friday. However, you may be required to undertake work outwith this norm to meet the responsibilities of the post.

To apply please select the ‘apply now’ button to complete an online application form. Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 22 September 2019.

SPT is an Equal Opportunities company welcoming applications from a diverse background