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Senior Procurement Business Partner

  • Location: East London
  • Salary: £48747 - £58995 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

Role: Senior Procurement Business Partner

Role Type: Permanent

Salary Offered: £48,747 - £58,995

Working Model: Hybrid Working (2 days per week on site)

Location: East London

Cedar are delighted to be exclusively partnering with Tower Hamlets Homes to recruit a Senior Procurement Business Partner. As part of this exciting opportunity, you will be working in a small and dynamic procurement team which assists in the delivery of a range of procurement projects across all categories, including the delivery of an annual capital investment programme of over £20 million per annum.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has a passion for procurement and is committed to delivering excellence, must have excellent working knowledge of UK procurement regulations, experience of developing and managing procurement programmes and ideally have staff management experience.

This role will be key in supporting the business in undertaking procurement and contract management activities in a timely and compliant way ensuring value for money is achieved.

This career graded opportunity enables the successful candidate to develop further whilst working within the role. The duties and responsibilities in this role will expand as experience is gained, knowledge is demonstrated, and formal studies are successfully completed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver large scales and complex procurements across the Tower Hamlets Homes portfolio (including high risk/high value)
  • Work with senior managers to develop business, departmental and service area level procurement strategies
  • Manage up to 2 staff, setting objectives, monitoring performance, and undertaking appraisals
  • Assist with building capacity across the business for procurement and contract management
  • Deputise for the Head of Procurement
  • To take responsibility for providing the procurement and contract advice and support service

Key Requirements for Candidates' applying:

  • Must have experience working in the UK public sector - must have excellent working knowledge of UK procurement regulations.
  • Must have experience running projects end-to-end, with experience operating with different routes to market.
  • Should have experience running tender projects across a variety of categories, ideally construction and housing related.
  • Must have experience developing and managing procurement programmes with a long-term/strategic outlook.
  • Candidates will ideally have staff management experience.

Our offer to applicants

  • 26 days' paid holiday each year pro rata, plus 8 bank holidays (increases after 5 years' service)
  • A fantastic career-average pension scheme.
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes.
  • Sponsorship for career advancement (e.g., for CIPS qualification) and CIPS annual membership
  • Amazing commercial discounts, including discounts at many gyms, shops and restaurants.
  • Interest-free season ticket loans.
  • Your voice heard through staff forum and networking groups for women and LGBT staff;