Procurement Business Partner

Manchester Permanent
  • Exciting opportunity to work with a Global business
  • Part time - Hybrid working model

About Our Client

  • Provide input and support to the Procurement Manager in defining and implementing the Business strategy and policy.
  • Develop a strong working relationship with colleagues in GBS (Group Procurement Service Provider) to ensure the business leverages group cost synergies where appropriate.
  • Ensure service requirements of the business are always considered in wider group procurement plans.
  • Represent GBS on group wide contract tenders as appropriate, to ensure that contractual terms accurately reflect the agreed service provisions.
  • Lead the end to end sourcing process within agreed timescales for non GBS contract tenders, to include leading negotiations with suppliers and drafting agreements in conjunction with legal.
  • Act as a role model to non-procurement colleagues across across the group to ensure Request for Proposal (RFP) processes are managed effectively and analysed in line with all stakeholder requirements.
  • Work alongside colleagues within the business and GBS to implement contractual and service requirements simplification and drive alignment of activities between the business and other group companies as appropriate.
  • Ensure a selective and coordinated approach to bid management and negotiation strategy to deliver value for money, effective choice and efficient operation.
  • Develop innovative procurement solutions and strategy to deliver reductions in the company cost base whilst improving the quality of goods and services delivered.

Job Description

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with colleagues throughout the business, including senior management and stakeholders.
  • Flexible, hardworking and self-motivated with a proactive approach to work.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities, work to short deadlines and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Effective and proven negotiation skills Strong IT skills including PowerPoint, Word, Excel and SharePoint
  • Willingness to travel to or work from other locations as required

The Successful Applicant

  • MCIPS Qualified - Highly desirable
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/deadlines
  • Knowledge & experience of various category and spend
  • Collaboration with key stakeholder and immediate counterparts

What's on Offer

  • Part time - 3 day week (2 days office/1 day home)

  • Pension - default contribution level of 4% employee, 6% employer

  • Annual leave - 34 days (inclusive of bank holidays)

    Non contractual benefits:

    Annual bonus scheme

    Life Insurance cover

    Extensive worldwide staff travel benefits
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Procurement & Supply Chain
Indirect Procurement
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