Procurement Business Partner

SOLOS Consultants Ltd
Blaenau Gwent
15 Dec 2018
27 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is currently looking to recruit a Senior Commercial Business Partner within Procurement on an initial 4 month contract.

The successful candidate will be CIPS Level 6 / MCIPS qualified and ideally a member of IACCM, however this isn’t essential. You will have excellent commercial awareness and strong experience of public sector procurement, experience in understanding and delivering IT procurements compliant with public sector procurement regulations including OJEU, CCS & Digital Marketplace and have significant experience drafting commercial strategies.

Within the role you will be expected to:

* Develop effective working relationships across the business, working together to achieve the best commercial outcome. Provide expert advice, guidance and challenge to colleagues at all levels on commercial activities;

* Implement commercial solutions to meet business needs, having secured internal approval in accordance with governance arrangements and in compliance with the PCR;

* Lead commercial negotiations and manage any commercial disputes;

* Undertake effective stakeholder relationship management promoting procurement benefit and best practice;

* Lead procurement role in cross functional teams and participation in project boards, acting as the procurement expert, and providing direction to team members throughout the project duration.

* Lead and manage the procurement team, and their professional development;

* Approve purchase requests within agreed financial delegated authority levels and ensuring clear audit trails exist. Ensure appropriate governance and risk management issues are adequately addressed in all procurement arrangements.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established government body with opportunities for contract extensions. Please note this role has been deemed inside IR35.

Senior Commercial Business Partner / Senior Executive Office

4 month contract


£350 - £375 inside IR35

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