As the frontline of the NHS in Scotland, the Scottish Ambulance Service provides an emergency ambulance service to a population of over 5 million people serving all of the nation's mainland and island communities. We employ over 4,500 staff working across Scotland to deliver services 24/7 every day of the year.
Our procurement team requires a Senior Procurement Specialist to join its established team. The team provides services to three national health boards in a shared service arrangement. The role offers the chance to get involved in a range of procurement activities in a fast-moving and varied environment, and make a real difference to a vital public service.
Ideally, you will have a business related qualification and/or CIPS or comparable knowledge and experience. You will have good written and verbal communication skills, with teamworking and influencing being particular strengths. A confident, professional approach and the ability to contribute effectively to a small team in a busy environment are vital.
A significant amount of previous senior level of tendering and contracting ideally in the public sector is required for the senor post. Experience of IT procurement would also be an advantage. If you have the skills and experience required, we can offer an excellent career opportunity with an attractive benefits package, including pension scheme.
Interviews will be held week commencing 31st July.