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 opportunities

Company Human Resources Manager
Salary circa £34-41k pa (FTE equivalent)
Location: Head Office, Central Stirling

Due to continued development of APUC, the company wishes to expand the amount of Human Resources expertise available to it and employ an experienced HR Manager on a circa 0.5 FTE basis (previously it obtained circa one day a week of high quality HR expertise from one of its member institutions to cover this service).

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the HR Manager is a key part of the Corporate Services team. This is an excellent opportunity to work within a varied and diverse organisation, delivering across the whole range of Human Resources and Staff Development activities. The role will be empowered and will work autonomously for much of its brief.

The post holder will be a highly pro-active corporate minded Human Resources professional, a self-starter, able to operate effectively on their own initiative. The role will be responsible for managing / guiding / delivering as appropriate, the overall provision of HR and SD services to APUC, while ensuring that HR & SD policies, procedures, practices and tools support the organisation to meet strategic objectives whilst ensuring compliance with legislative requirements and best practice. A full job description can be found here

The post will be a dynamic one and the post holder must be flexible to accommodate constantly changing needs of the role. The post holder is required to demonstrate excellent gravitas and self-confidence, and operate to the highest levels of professionalism and ethical behaviour at all times.

The role offers competitive remuneration, a positive 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 by 12.00 midday on the 28th June 2017, along with a one page covering letter, explaining why you feel you would like to work with APUC, noting your current salary level.