Career Opportunities

As a Centre of Expertise, APUC strives to attract and retain the best people to lead the transformation of procurement across Scotland's universities and colleges.

APUC encourages achievement of appropriate professional qualifications and further skills development as part of a continuing professional development programme for a high calibre workforce.

Current job opportunities

Procurement/Supply Chain Manager & Sustainability Champion - Advanced (Estates)
Salary circa £32-38k pa
Location: Glasgow or Stirling (other APUC client locations may be considered)

This role will be responsible for a number of defined commodity areas within the Estates Category. The post-holder will be responsible for full end-to-end tendering and ongoing contract / performance management for each of these commodity areas.

As the Responsible / Sustainable Supply Chain Champion across the Estates Category, the post holder must have a keen interest and awareness of the key ethical, social and environmental impacts relevant to end to end supply chain management.

Desired skills for the roles:

  • Appropriate level of knowledge of the EU procurement directives
  • Excellent Stakeholder engagement and communication skills at all levels
  • Good knowledge and experience of incorporating sustainable procurement best practice into the procurement process including strategy formulation, specification development, tendering and contract management, ideally in an organisation subject to public procurement regulations
  • The ability to operate independently and effectively as well as being an integral member of the team

The post holder will be an ambassador for APUC, it's client institutions and the profession generally and will demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism and ethical behaviour. The role is a demanding one and as APUC is an organisation that continues to develop to meet the dynamic needs of its client institutions, an experienced procurement / supply chain professional at the relevant level is sought for this role with the ability and desire to develop further as opportunities and challenges present themselves.

The above role offers competitive remuneration, a positive, flexible working environment and optional pension arrangements with employer/employee contribution.

If you are interested in applying please email your full CV (two pages maximum) to along with covering letter (no more than one page) , explaining why you feel you would like to work with APUC and in the particular role mentioned, noting your current salary level before the closing date of 20th March 2018.

Please note, applicants must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom to be considered for these roles. APUC is unable to support any applicants that would require assistance with a work permit.

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