Advanced Procurement for Universities & Colleges Ltd (APUC) is the centre of procurement expertise and shared service provider for, and jointly owned by, all of Scotland’s Universities and Colleges, with offices in Stirling, Edinburgh and Glasgow, but with staff based throughout Scotland in member institutions.
Owing to ongoing organisational development, we are looking to expand our team. Successful candidates will be employed by APUC and work directly in client Institutions.
We are pleased to offer an opportunity for an ambitious and keen candidate the next step in their procurement career. The successful candidate will join the well-established procurement function at Edinburgh Napier University and take on responsibility for a wide variety of procurement related activity across all of the University’s spend areas. It is a time of exciting change in the University and this role provides an opportunity to contribute in a real and meaningful way towards the success of the organisation.
The successful applicant will become part of APUC’s Edinburgh Region Procurement Team and join a network of procurement professionals working throughout the Higher and Further Education sector in Scotland.
Desired skills for the role:
Excellent stakeholder skills
Ideally EU & PRA procurement legislation awareness (not mandatory)
Customer-centric approach with strong written and verbal communication skills
Good level of commercial acumen.
Superior attention to detail.
The role offers competitive remuneration, a positive, flexible working environment and a HE/FE sector pension scheme with employee/employer contributions. APUC are an employee-centric organisation and offer a wide range of employee benefits including a generous annual leave entitlement. If you are interested in applying, please email your full CV (two pages maximum) to email@example.com along with a one page covering letter, explaining why you feel you would like to work with APUC in the particular role mentioned, noting your current salary level.