Career Opportunities

As a Centre of Expertise, APUC works 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

Administration Officer - Procurement/Supply Chain Specialist - Part-Time / School Friendly Hours
Starting Salary circa £15-18pa (pro-rata)
Location: Glasgow - Institution based

We are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for a procurement/supply chain specialist to work within a client University in Glasgow city centre providing a supporting role to the Procurement Team.

The purpose of the role is to assist in day-to-day supply chain management activities including tendering, contract management and managing e-procurement activity. The role will have a strong customer focus requiring daily engagement with University stakeholders and a requirement to work quickly and efficiently within the Procurement Team. This is a rare opportunity to work in a role that offers development opportunities to management level over time that can be worked on a part time basis.

Essential skills for the role:
  • Customer focussed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of standard MS packages - MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS Word
  • The ability to operate independently and effectively as well as being an integral member of the team

Desired skills for the role:
  • Experience in procurement/supply chain administration is preferred but not essential

Hours for the role are Monday to Friday, totalling 20 hours per week (4 hours per day with 1 hour unpaid lunch), with start time either 9.30am or 10am. Please note this role is not term-time. The 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.

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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