Working at Scottish Water
Scottish Water is one of the UKs leading water companies, the quality of drinking water and satisfaction with the service we provide our customers has never been higher - but we want to be even better – and you could help play an important part!
We take employee engagement very seriously and have an inclusive and collaborative work environment where we respect people’s differences. In 2016 we won the award for "Best Workplace of the Year" at the Hr NETWORK Awards, which recognised the enthusiasm, commitment and pride of our employees in working for Scottish Water.
You will be entitled to a host of benefits which include 37 days holiday a year, a defined benefit pension scheme, discounted healthcare, access to childcare vouchers plus a variety of flexible working arrangements and family-friendly policies.
Scottish Water requires a Procurement Specialist to join our Supply Chain team. Comprising 36 people, The team are responsible for the management of a supply chain which accounts for around £600m of SW’s annual expenditure. We have overall responsibility for managing c400 framework suppliers.
The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that we meet our performance requirements and where possible, deliver additional value to Scottish Water.
You will be expected to undertake the following:
To be successful in this role you should be able to demonstrate your ability to effectively influence stakeholders and suppliers at all levels. A proactive, ‘can-do’ approach and energy is essential to ensure delivery at pace and to a high quality. You will be able to demonstrate problem solving abilities; active listening skills and effective, tailored engagement approaches. It would be beneficial to be able to demonstrate experience in managing commercial relationships with third party organisations. Applicants are required to be either professionally MCIPS qualified or willing to work towards this, educated to degree level or have relevant experience. This role is ideally suited to a graduate level candidate seeking a professional career in Procurement.
This role is being advertised on a permanent basis and you will work up to 37 Hours per week.
Any offer of employment with Scottish Water will be subject to the successful completion of a mandatory pre-employment screening process, including Disclosure Scotland and eligibility to work in the UK. Details can be found on our website.
For more information about this role, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is the 29th September 2017
Please note. Direct applications won't be considered. We are not in a position to accept emailed CV’s.