Procurement Business Partner

Milton Keynes
Up to £10,000
16 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you an experienced Procurement Business partner with experience in the public sector currently looking for work? This is a temporary ongoing cover to start asap, working in Milton Keynes.

Support the development, implementation and management of the procurement strategy and work plans to ensure compliance with and achievement of the overall objectives.

Key responsibilities:


• Work with line management and stakeholders to develop sourcing strategies for products and services within allocated division, and ensure delivery of established savings targets within the portfolio.

• Collaborate with other government agencies and NHS Trusts in identifying and establishing joint procurement initiatives that will deliver enhanced value for money.

• Work with other NHS organisations and agencies, as directed to implement any changes within the supply chain in order to achieve cost effective supply solutions.

• Seek continuous improvement within the supply chain, identifying potential risks and barriers to improvement. Ensuring that contractual arrangements reflect a requirement for suppliers to demonstrate service and cost improvement.

• Promote and manage the rationalisation and optimisation of the vendor base, products and services, giving appropriate respect to risks and ensuring that specifications deliver standardisation.

• Identify, recommend and when agreed implement appropriate alternative sources of products and suppliers for the Trust.

• Ensure that changes to supply sources are reflected within the Trusts purchase to pay systems, and that access to non- contracted suppliers by requisitioners is limited as appropriate.

If you have the necessary skills and experience please apply online now or call Wendy on for more information, alternatively email your updated CV to

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