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Procurement Business Partner

Posted 5 January by FPSG Connect Ended

Our client are a leading professional organisation covering a worldwide remit. Our client offers business-relevant, first choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in professional management. Our client supports its members by helping them to develop successful careers in a professional capacity, with the skills required by employers. Through its public interest remit, our client promotes appropriate regulation and conducts relevant research to ensure the profession continues to grow in reputation and influence.

The Procurement Business Partner will play a critical role in the implementation and embedding of the procurement strategy across the organisation to improve capabilities with respect to sourcing and on-going contract management of key suppliers. The key category you will be responsible for is IT with an annual spend c£20million.

Reporting into the head of Procurement and Contract Management, the Procurement Business Partner will work proactively with internal customers and key stakeholders across the IT spectrum to develop the annual procurement plan and deliver sourcing and contract management activities

The Procurement Business Partner is responsible for ensuring value for money and appropriate risk management across all procurement decision making including rolling out best practice contract management approaches to ensure continued focus on supplier relationship management, performance management and continuous improvement.

Other key activities for this role include embedding the Procurement Business partner role within the business and rolling out the contract management framework. Our client has a change roadmap of £60m over the next 3 years, therefore, the sourcing activity and the value that Procurement can bring to the organisation will be significant

To be successful in this role you will have the following:-

Educated to degree level and /or MCIPS qualified

Excellent Category and Contract Management skills preferably within the IT Category

Excellent Stakeholder management experience both internally and with external suppliers

Excellent Negotiation skills to enable a WIN:WIN situation for both parties

An outgoing personality and culture fit are a must for this organisation

Required skills

  • IT Category
  • Stakeholder Mgt
  • Category and Contract Management

Reference: 34151988

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