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Senior Procurement Business Partner

Sellick Partnership are pleased to be supporting a large not-for-profit organisation based in the Teesside area to recruit for a Senior Procurement Business Partner.

Overview of the role:

To support the provision of a robust Procurement service to the Group and its subsidiaries and to contribute to the effective operation of the Finance Transactions and Planning Directorate. This role will work closely with the Development and Homes teams or the Property Services team creating frameworks/ Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPS) that are fit for purpose and can deliver quick procurement turnarounds for these teams as/ when a sourcing solution is required. The frameworks/ DPS must be aligned with the Service Area strategy and based on defined policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Senior Procurement Manager in the delivery of objectives identified in the Procurement Strategy and work plans.
  • Assist in monitoring compliance with Group Standing Orders and Financial Regulations ensuring all procurement is carried out in accordance with Value for Money principles.
  • Assist the Senior Procurement Manager to develop and implement sourcing and procurement strategies across the Group that optimises expenditure and provides tangible benefits to all key stakeholders.
  • Assist the Senior Procurement Manager in providing procurement support to other non-procurement practitioners across the Group.
  • Assist in maintaining a procurement framework based on defined policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to the implementation of new procurement processes and procedures.
  • Support the Senior Procurement Manager in collecting and maintaining procurement data and documentation, and in delivering procurement projects.
  • Engage with internal and external clients to build strong relationships.

Knowledge/ Experinece:

  • Demonstrable operational procurement experience including Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
  • Recent practical procurement experience of awarding contracts through quotation and tendering processes including leading procurement projects utilising frameworks and dynamic purchasing systems.
  • Effective use of IT (Microsoft Excel/Word essential; Powerpoint preferable; e-Procurement tender portals essential)
  • Good understanding of value for money principles.
  • Able to prioritise to achieve realistic targets, costs and time deadlines.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree or significant demonstrable experience in a similar role. Full MCIPS or have already started studying towards CIPS minimum level 4.

If you would like more information, please contact Adam Burgess at Sellick Partnership's Newcastle office.

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