Procurement officer for the university office
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Purchaser
Work model On location
Are you the one?
Luleå University of Technology is in strong growth with world-leading competence in several research areas. We shape the future through innovative education and ground-breaking research results, and based on the Arctic region, we create global social benefit. Our scientific and artistic research and education are conducted in close collaboration with international, national and regional companies, public actors and leading universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,840 employees and 17,670 students. In the coming years, multi-billion sums will be invested in Norrbotten and Västerbotten in large projects aimed at a more sustainable society nationally as well as globally. Luleå University of Technology is involved in several of these highly topical research projects and the societal transformation that follows. We have a wide range of training to match the skills that are in demand. We hope you will help us build the sustainable companies and communities of the future. About the service We are now looking for an experienced procurer for the University Office who can strengthen and develop our team to meet the university's future needs in an expansive, exciting and challenging field. The University Office houses the university's legal function, procurement function and the archive and registry function. The procurement function is responsible for the implementation and coordination of the university's procurement activities and that procurement procedures take place in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. At the university, approximately 80 advertised procurements are carried out per year. The position as a procurer involves, among other things, being responsible for keeping you informed about the need for future procurements, managing and running the university's procurements from planning to agreements, as well as educating and informing the business about current agreements, laws, purchasing and procurement procedures. You will work closely with the business to be able to give our managers, employees, researchers and teachers the best possible support in procurement matters. The procurement function's mission also includes follow-up and analysis of purchasing behaviour, follow-up of existing agreements and development of the procurement function's internal aids in the form of templates, website and contract databases. The work includes many contacts at different levels within the university as well as with suppliers and other external parties. Qualifications Training You have an academic degree, or other education we deem equivalent, in a relevant field such as purchasing, law or finance. Experience You have several years of experience in public procurement and have conducted procurements within various procedures. Meritorious is if you have worked as a procurer within a government authority. It is also advantageous if you have good knowledge of procurement law. Characteristics You have a very good ability to express yourself verbally and in writing, both in Swedish and English. You are curious, driven, have high integrity and easily create and maintain good relationships. In addition to this, you have a solution-oriented approach, good analytical skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team. We attach great importance to personal suitability. More about us We work actively with continuous improvement work, which means that there are good opportunities for everyone in the team to influence methods and working methods. We see that you, who are applying for the position, also want to work proactively and contribute to continuous improvements together with us. We have a transparent way of working where we share skills and experience. We have a non-prestige approach where we help each other, make sure we feel good and have fun at work. We also offer a pleasant atmosphere and stimulating tasks in an inspiring environment. We attach great importance to health and well-being and therefore offer flextime, some possibility of remote work and 2 hours of wellness per week. Scope and location The position applies to a permanent, full-time position located in Luleå. More information For further information, please contact: Petra Rantatalo, Tel. Head of Unit for the University Office, 0920-49 24 49 Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson 0920-49 1529 OFR-S Marika Vesterberg, 0920-49 1721 Does the ad suit you? Do not hesitate to submit your application! We prefer that you apply for the position via the application button below, where you attach a personal letter and CV/résumé and, if applicable, degree certificate from university/college. Please mark your application with the reference number below. Application deadline: 18 February 2024 Reference number: 344-2024
Why you should work with us!

Luleå University of Technology's sustainability work is based on our vision to shape the future through innovative educations and groundbreaking research results and to create global societal benefits based on the Arctic region. This work is based, among other things, on Agenda 2030 and the 17 global goals for sustainable development.

Multi-billion are currently being invested in Norrbotten and Västerbotten, for a fossil-free future. At Luleå University of Technology, you can find skill-enhancing courses and training that the green transition demands. Come and work with us or with one of the other companies in the green transition. Find collaborations or a workforce for your organization and contribute to a sustainable society.

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About the employer
Luleå University of Technology experiences rapid growth with world-leading expertise within several research domains. Our research is carried out in close collaboration with companies such as Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB, SKF as well as with leading international universities and national and regional actors. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,815 employees and 19,155 students.