Director of Procurement and Buying, UCD Bursars Office
Director of Procurement and Buying UCD Bursars Office Ref: 010559 Permanent Applications are invited for the permanent role of Director of Procurement and Buying within the Bursars Office. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing leadership and motivation to a team of UCD buyers engaged to deliver a high quality procurement service dealing with suppliers and all UCD requisitions. Applicants must demonstrate a proven track record in terms of senior management, administration and organisational experience, with particular expertise in the provision of procurement services. They will work closely with internal budget holders and will ensure UCD gets best value from external suppliers for 100% of its €120m annual spend with external suppliers. The successful candidate will also be responsible for ensuring that UCD gets best value from any procurement activities associated with its unprecedented large scale campus development building programme, and will be required to support UCD in maximising value from on-site licensees. They will need to ensure UCD is compliant with all Irish Public Sector, legal and European procurement rules. They will work very closely with the Office of Government Procurement (OGP) in supporting OGP objectives and delivering value for money for UCD. The post holder will be able to work independently and at a strategic level, foster high-level collaborative working relationships and operate across organisational and institutional boundaries and with all levels of faculty, staff and stakeholders. Salary Scale : €88,087 - €116,911 per annum Appointment will be made on scale in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines Closing date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on Tuesday, 31 July 2018. Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs GMT on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications. Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/ UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned .