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Procurement Manager, Port Glasgow

Are you an experienced Procurement Manger, CIPS qualified and highly familiar with procurement though Public Contracts Scotland and the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), looking for a role offering a good degree of autonomy?

Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) owns ferries, ports, harbours and infrastructure necessary for vital ferry services serving the West Coast of Scotland, the Clyde Estuary, and the Northern Isles. They are wholly owned by the Scottish Government with Scottish Ministers the sole shareholders and operate out of a head office in Port Glasgow.

An excellent opportunity has become available for a Procurement Manager to join their team.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, this role will involve providing specialist procurement support and guidance for the company whilst ensuring compliance with the existing procurement strategy and public sector procurement legislation.  The Procurement Manager will be responsible for all tender and quotation exercises, undertaking all interactions with the Public Contracts Scotland Portal (including OJEU Adverts) and ensuring both compliance and best value for money for CMAL moving forward. The post holder will be expected to act on their own initiative and have decision making abilities (within set guidelines). The successful applicant will also be able to shape the supply chain and work to improve the supply chain’s performance and relationship with CMAL.

This complex role requires someone who has significant experience in Procurement at a Managerial level. You will be able to communicate effectively at all levels, be able to work in partnership with suppliers and CMAL colleagues, capable of consulting and negotiating where necessary. It is essential that you are CIPS qualified and have strong experience of procuring goods, works and services through the PCS (Public Contracts Scotland) portal.

In return this position is offering an excellent rewards package, including basic salary ranging from £43,418 to £56,987 (DOE and Qualifications) coupled with market leading benefits such as 31 days holidays plus 7 public holidays and a 6% contributory/30.8% non-contributory pension and a health care package.

If you think this position suits your skillset or you wish to find out more, please contact Emma Louise McEneaney or Steven Murray at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date for applications is 18th March 2019.  For more information, including how to apply, please visit