Category Specialist, Procurement and Contracts Office

University College Cork
June 04, 2024
Offerd Salary:€48,810
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Category Specialist, Procurement and Contracts Office

Permanent Whole-time Post

UCC wishes to appoint to the role of Category Specialist. The successful candidate will be assigned up to three categories of spend and will be responsible for the procurement associated with all aspects of goods and services in those categories. They shall report directly to the Deputy Procurement Officer and will work collaboratively with the Procurement team across all projects/tasks assigned to deliver best in practice services to its customers.

The role will involve working in close collaboration with the government central purchasing body - the Office of Government Procurement (OGP) and its shared service partners including the Education Procurement Services (EPS), HSE, and HEAnet.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https: // The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Ms Fiona Thomson, Email: [email protected]

For further information on the Department, https: // www.

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our Strategic Plan. UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .

Appointment may be made on the Admin V (Grade 5) Salary Scale: €48,810- € 59,877 (Scale B) / € 46,618- €56,992 (Scale A)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy .

We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https: // Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to [email protected], quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 4th June 2024.

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

Contact Person : Fiona Thomson Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 077191 Contact Number : Close Date : 04-Jun-2024 12:00

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