Procurement Business Partner

Posted 9 April by Venn Group Easy Apply

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Interim Procurement Business Partner
Based: London
Length: 3 months
IR35 Status: Inside

One of our Local Authority clients is looking to recruit a Procurement Business Partner to join their Adults and Children's Directorate

Main responsibilities include:

  • Working with Strategic Directors and Business Managers to improve procurement within the department and council and to ensure that legislative requirements, corporate objectives and best value are successfully achieved
  • Facilitating major tenders and commissioning exercises
  • Providing sound and strategic procurement advice to the Adults and Children's Directorate
  • Category managing this area, whilst conducting spend analysis and identifying savings
  • Reporting into Head of Procurement
  • Complying with OJEU regulations, ensuring effective and competitive tendering

Key Skills and experience:

  • CIPS qualified
  • Background and hands on experience of OJEU processes and regulations
  • Experience of delivering significant cost reduction through use of appropriate sourcing, contract management and supplier management tools and techniques
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, including user requirements analysis, specifications, terms and conditions of contract, the tender cycle, evaluation procedures and contract formulation
  • Local government experience, within Adults and/or Children's Directorate

If you have experience to match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact Nicola Gradon or Zack Hamouda on

and email your CV to

*Venn Group's "Recommendation Scheme": if you recommend a candidate who is subsequently placed by Venn Group (for a minimum of 2 weeks) you will be eligible for £25 worth of vouchers from a choice of high street organisations.

Required skills

  • Procurement

Reference: 34863503

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