I have a superb opportunity to define this housing provider's direction of travel for Procurement. We're looking for someone driven to review areas of spend, develop category strategies, engage with new stakeholders and deliver a top-tier service taking into account the groups objectives.
This role is currently based from home due to COVID 19 until further notice. My client plans to move to a hybrid model of working which means that once the office refurbishment has been completed, the role will be part office (Waterloo, Ealing, and Dunstable) and part home-based.
This client manages over 104,000 properties, providing homes to 155,000 residents across London, Essex and the South of England, and employs over 3,000 staff.
This is a challenging Partnership role, part of a growing business and adding significant value by providing procurement expertise at all levels. The Procurement Business Partner role requires strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal and influencing skills and the ability to develop and implement category and procurement strategies.
What we are looking for in our Procurement Business Partner:
Experience and knowledge in developing and successfully delivering category, procurement, and/or contract management strategies; realizing cashable and non-cashable benefits.
Relevant experience as a professional expert in a large complex organization with expert knowledge in the specialist field.
Significant experience and knowledge of delivering procurement projects on time and to budget using a structured methodology e.g. PRINCE2.
Experience in leading a range of public procurement procedures including establishing Dynamic Purchasing Systems, Competitive Procedure with Negotiation and establishment of framework agreements.
Expert knowledge and understanding of the systems, policies, procedures, professional guidelines, legislation, best practice, and emerging developments within the scope of the categories of spend.
Proven people management skills and experience.
Understanding of commercial contract terms and conditions.
Excellent stakeholder management skills, including influencing skills and the ability to develop business networks and work collaboratively.
Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.
Strong presentation skills, good IT skills including MS Office applications and specialist systems
A comprehensive benefits package