Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
£40000 - £45000 per annum
5 months ago
Sellick Partnership are currently working alongside a well known public sector organisation to recruit a Procurement Partner to assist in the overall objectives of their Procurement function. The successful Procurement Partner will be joining the business at an exciting time, supporting the Procurement lead during a period of signifcant change.
- Work collaboratively with the Supplier and Governance team to ensure a "One Procurement Team" approach.
- Provide day to day management support and supervision to the Junior Procurement Partner.
- Provide proactive, responsive procurement advice and services, particularly in relation to tendering, negotiation procedures and whole life cost principles to those partner areas that you have responsibility for.
- Prepare for and attend partnership meetings, ensuring business partners feel supported and understand the roles each party to the procurement process has to play.
- Provide proactive, responsive procurement services on tenders over £100K including the advertising of such tenders where it is appropriate to do so.
- Undertake mini competitions for both capital and revenue purchases over £100K, complying with relevant framework agreements.
Skills and experience:
- Understanding of the ways in which to build and nurture positive internal relationships with senior management, key users, business stakeholders and suppliers.
- Appropriate knowledge of Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
- Understanding of project management methodology and how it can be applied in a procurement context.
- Financial and commercial awareness.
- Understanding of the broad objectives necessary to achieve effective procurement and value for money.
If you want to join a values-driven organisation, with a clear vision, a social purpose and a commitment to investing in people then please get in touch for further information.
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