Business & Corporate Services
Job: Procurement Business Partner
Salary:£32,234 - £35,745
Hours: 36.25 per week
Job type: 2 Year Fixed Term Contract
Location: Hybrid working conditions
Closing date : Thursday 28th October 2021
Interviews will be scheduled week commencing 1st November 2021
We have an exciting opportunity that has opened up in our Procurement & Commercial Services Team for a Procurement Business Partner. We are looking for an experienced procurement professional to lead on procurement activity and contract management delivered through a business partnering approach.
The aim is to ensure high-quality outcomes are delivered for internal stakeholders and customers, ensuring compliant, effective and efficient procurement processes are in place and widely used, and supporting the delivery of key, strategic procurement activity across the organisation.
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual able to manage several projects at once. They will be an experienced and driven individual that can generate alternative options and develop practical solutions.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must; you will effectively liaise with a range of people and services at all levels.
As an employer, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is made up of a number of key Greater Manchester strategic functions and service providers including; Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS); Waste and Recourses; Environment; Work and Skills; Research; Public Sector Reform; Police, Crime and Criminal Justice; Homelessness; the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub and the Commissioning Hub.
We value the diversity of our employees, and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities across Greater Manchester.We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, irrespective of people'sage, disability, trans status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We have guidance in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.
To find out more about working for us please click here:https://www.greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk/
In return for your hard work, we offer our employees a competitive package as part of our offer, which includes:
Please also note, due to COVID-19 and the social distancing guidance, most interviews will be taking place virtually on Microsoft Teams or Skype. For more guidance and hints and tips for remote interviewing see our website:https://www.greater.jobs/content/10275/our-top-tips-for-video-interviewsIf successful on application, and this approach applies, the hiring manager will be in contact so that you can both test the technology before the interview.
Employees on the redeployment register will be given priority for any vacancies in the first instance. If employees are identified as a match from the register then the vacancy may be withdrawn or put on hold pending an outcome.
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28th Oct 2021