Procurement and SRM Business Partner

  • Location
    Oldham, Manchester
  • Salary
    £ 57500 - £ 63500 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Public Sector and Government
  • External Reference
    JN-052022-250415
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Procurement & Supply Chain

Procurement and SRM Management


National Housing Association


London or Oldham based



Salary Range:


Oldham, North West - Starting salary of £57,500 per annum


London - Starting Salary of £63,500 per annum



Categories: IT, Assets, Hard FM, Professional Services & Corporate



We are excited to be working with a National Housing Association on 5 Procurement and SRM Management positions, to be based in either the London or Oldham Offices. This is the direct result of a new structure and growth plan and it is an excited time to join one of the largest providers of affordable housing and care in England. Founded as a charitable trust in 1890, it is now a Community Benefit Society, and they have big plans that you could be an essential part of!


This organisation aims to:



  • Deliver great service
    To be one of the best service providers in the housing and care sectors.

  • Provide great homes
    To provide as many high-quality homes as possible, and to play a significant part in tackling the country's housing crisis.

  • Be a great place to work
    To be one of the best employers in the country.

  • Be a great business
    To be a strong and efficient business that does things well and that people can trust and rely on.


Over the last few years this organisation has invested significantly in their people, systems and technologies and have a really engaged workforce. Going forward they will continue this, focusing on the core services they know matter to their customers, where there is potential to achieve better outcomes.


Part of this is taking their work to map and improve their business processes and data to the next stage, so they are ever more efficient and as informed as possible when making business decisions. Clarity of expectations, strong management of performance, and skill in recruitment will be needed. They will continue to increase professionalisation, technical and management skills, and continue to invest in learning and wellbeing.


Essential requirements



  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent).

  • MCIPS qualified and/or equivalent.


Key Responsibilities:



  • Develop commercial procurement strategies and manage delivery pipelines for designated business portfolios.

  • Manage and deliver procurement projects for designated business portfolios.

  • Maintain and develop relationships with suppliers and customers across a diverse range of goods and services.

  • Ensure both internal and external compliance to financial, procurement and other relevant legislative regulations.

  • Provide contract and supplier relationship support for designated business portfolios, to ensure robust contract management practices are implemented and that good commercial outcomes are achieved during contract delivery.

  • Provide procurement advice to stakeholders on specific lower value sourcing projects within designated business portfolios.

  • Develop market knowledge of designated business portfolios and leverage this knowledge in the execution of sourcing projects.

  • Deliver agreed savings within allocated business portfolios aligned to the Plan of Procurements.

  • Manage project level risks within assigned business portfolios


Essential:



  • Experience of procurement in a service orientated and commercial environment.

  • Experience of adding value and additional commercial benefit through the development of constructive supplier relationships.

  • Experience of managing the complete tendering process.

  • Proven project / programme management experience including ability to manage large scale multiple projects concurrently.

  • Experience of implementing Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators in relation to Contract Management.

  • Excellent knowledge of EU procurement regulatory requirements and risk mitigation strategies.

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of business management principles including decision making, negotiation, planning, budgeting and projections.

  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office.


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