This job has expired

Procurement Business Partner – IT Services

South East England
Closing date
30 Jul 2021

View more

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details


A large public sector organisation is currently seeking a capable Procurement Specialist, who will deliver best practice commercial services and solutions within IT procurement.

The position is based in the South East, initially for 3 months but possible extension available. The role is within IR35 scope as it is covering a substantive vacancy within the organisation.

Main Responsibilities:

  • The post holder will lead on procurements and deliver robust, value for money contracts;
  • Scope, prioritise and plan all procurement activities required to meet business outcomes, including, identifying outputs, dependencies, resource estimates, stakeholders, risks, and timescales;
  • Develop effective working relationships;
  • Communicate clearly and confidently to all stakeholders, both orally and in writing;
  • Influence thinking and indirectly manage the actions of others;
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge and understanding of public sector frameworks, and keep abreast of new avenues of supply;
  • Work with a high level of autonomy, proactively, with minimal guidance or oversight required and freedom of thought in undertaking tasks;
  • Utilise judgement and pragmatic thinking to recommend more effective and efficient policies and procedures within the procurement lifecycle;
  • Inform and influence Board/Executive/Senior Leadership Team decisions;
  • Use own ideas and experience to set and establish governance standards and best practise across the procurement team, influencing key stakeholders across the organisation to adopt and confirm to these standards;
  • Make actions count by identifying, prioritising, and planning effectively.

A successful candidate will have:

  • Must have MCIPS, or equivalent proven experience;
  • Extensive awareness of relevant business practices;
  • Recent experience of delivering IT procurements for public bodies, preferably within central government;
  • Experience of using government frameworks, including G-cloud, DOS, and other CCS frameworks;
  • Possess a breadth of specialised knowledge of Public Procurement directives, principles, and UK specific legislation;
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence teams to follow best practise and governance standards;
  • Ability to act with integrity and demonstrate a positive attitude;
  • Capable of taking a proactive and flexible approach, with an eye for detail.

For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 or email


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


Find Us
0345 130 4006
M12 6JH
United Kingdom
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert