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Procurement Business Partner

Job Title: Procurement Business Partner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Reference: BBBH54879_1503506989
Contact Name: Sophie Snelson
Contact Email: s.snelson@parity.net
Job Published: August 23, 2017 17:49

Job Description

Procurement Business Partner - Contract - Milton Keynes

6 Month Contract

£300 - £350pd

As a Procurement Business Partner you will be responsible for;

  • Analysing project objectives with professional colleagues in order to develop robust procurement strategies, risk analysis and procurement action plans.
  • Identifying best value for money procurement sourcing routes to meet project objectives, in agreement with Programme Managers, Project Managers and the Senior Procurement Business Partner
  • Mitigating risks by effective contractual provisions and supplier management
  • Managing the tender process including the preparation of tender and contract documentation, to assist in the analysis and evaluation of submissions against the set criteria, undertake negotiations with suppliers and make recommendations to decision makers with regard to the final award of contract
  • Undertake supplier debriefing and other associated duties
  • Stakeholder consultation, management and engagement
  • Respond promptly to requests from the delivery teams, and provide straightforward workable solutions to given time, cost and quality targets

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Minimum 5+ years of Procurement experience
  • Knowledge of Public Procurement procedures;
  • Substantial demonstrated experience of managing below OJEU threshold procurement exercises and mini-competitions via government framework agreements ;
  • Ability to draft mini-competition and low value tender documents;
  • Able to manage simultaneously multiple procurement at various stages of completion;
  • Excellent time management with a 'can do' attitude;
  • Knowledge of e-tender tools (e.g. Bravo);
  • Excellent Customer/Stakeholder engagement skills;
  • Good team working abilities
  • Able to demonstrate financial and commercial acumen and recognise need for most economical advantageous offer rather than cheapest price;
  • Ability to persuade and influence;
  • IT literate in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project Management software.
  • Experience of NEC3 contracts would be advantageous;
  • Experience of using Oracle applications;

Procurement Business Partner - Contract - Milton Keynes

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