Procurement Business Partner

  • Job Reference: JB/11646
  • Date Posted: 20 April 2018
  • Recruiter: Castlefield Recruitment
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: Public Sector and Housing Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Client:

Castlefield Recruitment are currently working with a Public Sector organisation in Merseyside to recruit a Procurement Business Partner. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic organisation offering great future prospects.

Duties:

  • Manage internal and external stakeholders effectively
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the procurement service
  • Maintain accurate procurement records, using appropriate systems, ensuring the integrity and quality of data
  • Lead on purchasing and supplier management disputes as required
  • Design, implement and oversee effective contract formation
  • Project manage the tender process as required, from identification of need to contract exit, driving value for money principles and financial efficiencies, ensuring the procurement process is carried out effectively and in-line with legal requirements and best practice principles, including the group purchasing framework
  • Collaborate with other procurement business partners
  • Lead on regular needs analyses and supply chain planning exercises for relevant business areas
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and regular review of the procurement strategy, roadmap and procurement business partnering model, ensuring Group supply needs are identified and continually reviewed
  • Collaborate with allocated business areas to ensure that procurement efficiencies are delivered through procurement exercises and analysis
  • Align with a business area, or multiple business areas as required, building effective relationships and working closely with senior leaders and the other business partners

Person

  • Procurement experience with responsibility for delivery of procurement benefits, including financial savings
  • Working knowledge of EU procurement legislation and other relevant procurement and purchasing legislation
  • In-depth understanding of the procurement lifecycle and multiple sourcing strategies
  • Proven track record of effectively managing the tendering process including contract negotiation