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Procurement Business Partner

Location
London
Salary
£33.82 Per Hour
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022

PROCUREMENT BUSINESS PARTNER

PURPOSE OF JOB:

To work as part of a dynamic specialist Procurement team to deliver strategic Procurement in line with best practice guidance and leading on specific projects within a portfolio of projects/programmes that deliver high value, improved and cost efficiency savings across the council

Assist the Team Leader in the delivery of the annual work plan ensuring performance to key milestones and agreed key performance indicators are achieved.

Where required, with support, to take a lead on delivering the end-to-end procurement process for routine procurements and/or lead specific policy/system/training initiatives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Use specialist category and procurement knowledge and expertise to produce and implement 3-5 year procurement strategies for assigned product/service areas of the strategic procurement plan and ensure that performance management systems and operating effectively to meet governance and achieve goals.
  • Project manage and co-ordinate all activities, agencies, suppliers and personnel to successfully undertake a number of strategic and tactical sourcing projects, from initial scoping through to contract award.
  • Gather and analyse comprehensive data on products, services and suppliers to support portfolio and category analysis.
  • Manage high value strategic sourcing projects which impact on stakeholder organisations service delivery and beyond.
  • Establish the immediate and future procurement requirements of stakeholder organisations and produces strategies and solutions to these.

PERSON SPECIFICATION/SELECTION CRITERIA

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

Knowledge of how an Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Income Management System and Accounting to Reporting processes work.

Knowledge of specialist information systems and contract management systems by producing reports using multiple criteria and extract and reuse data in Microsoft Office products, data maintenance and manipulation.

Extensive experience of competitive tenders/quotations

Reviewing and negotiating with suppliers and stakeholders across an organisation and a track record of achieving cost reductions and cost avoidance

A working knowledge of contract law

Managing projects to time and budget, using appropriate tools and methodologies

Demonstrable knowledge of public sector procurement

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Details

  • Job Reference: 707318375-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: 4Recruitment Services
    4Recruitment Services
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £33.82 Per Hour
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent