Publication - Advice and guidance

Procurement competency framework

Published: 22 Oct 2018

Sets out the skills and competency levels required by public sector staff involved in the procurement process.

22 Oct 2018
Procurement competency framework

The national procurement competency framework and associated online tool - the procurement development framework - can be used to assess skills, identify training needs and support career planning.

It reflects the Scottish procurement context and aligns to the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) global standards.

The Procurement Development Framework can be used to:

  • self-assess skills
  • identify training and development needs
  • help with career planning and personal development

The attached documents include:

  • procurement competency framework
  • procurement development framework tool: user guide
  • procurement job role examples
  • blank job role template