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Capital Procurement Business Partner

Posted 1 February by Pertemps Reading Commercial DDT Easy Apply Ended
Capita Procurement Business Partner

I have a fantastic permanent opportunity with a company who work in the utility company based in Reading.

Capita Procurement Business Partner - Job Purpose

You will lead the commercial delivery of our major capital infrastructure (construction) projects to meet our business plan. You will lead and develop a small team of Sourcing managers, ensuring we provide a high calibre and professional commercial service. You will have contact with project sponsors and other key stakeholders to develop a comprehensive procurement strategy identifying the key drivers, requirements, assumptions and constraints for the project.

You will be reporting to the Head of Capital Procurement, you will play a vital part in solving the fundamental problems. This is a critical role which will provide you with an opportunity in shaping the team, approach and direction of our business.

You will have to manage commercial and external resource allocated to projects. Identify options in terms of delivery models, commercial architectures, contractual mechanisms and procurement routes to deliver the desired outcomes. The key focus of this role will be identifying strategic solutions for totex efficiencies and delivery of improved business outcomes by developing and pursuing appropriate commercial strategies in conjunction with key stakeholders.

You will negotiate and manage robust capital delivery contracts in full compliance with EU procurement regulations.

You will need to have a degree, have an understanding of technical engineering aspects and of utilities contract regulations (OJEU). You will be resilient and tenacious under pressure with an ability to think creatively to solve complex challenges with low levels of definition. Your stakeholder management will be second to none with demonstrable experience of building trust and driving added value.

Capita Procurement Business Partner - Key skills:

You will need to have a background in procurement officer within an utility environment.

Does this sound like an ideal job for you?

If the answer is YES please contact Sabrina Hayes on

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