Skip to main content

Procurement Business Partner

Employer
Warwick District Council
Location
Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Salary
£32,076 to £43,421 pa; BUPA Cash Plan, LGPS Pension; Up to 32 days leave; Workperks
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

View more

Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Finance
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

Finance

Procurement Business Partner

Fixed Term Contract up to 31st December 2025

Grade E2 to D (Career Grade) – £32,076 to £43,421 per annum

Market forces supplement of £2,500 pa until 31.12.24 (this is to be reviewed in July 2024).

37 hours per week

Warwick District Council is the local authority for Leamington, Warwick and Kenilworth and the surrounding areas.  To provide great service to these areas and use public funding effectively, the council is committed to procuring contracts that deliver best value and strategic benefit for the local area. With an estimated annual spend of circa £69m it the procurement function delivers outcomes in four key areas:

  • making savings for the council,
  • supporting local economies,
  • supporting procurement leadership,
  • promoting modernisation of procurement practices.

Warwick District Council currently has an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Business Partner to help us achieve these outcomes. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with great relationship skills to work alongside the Procurement Supervisor; to support our council in achieving best value, providing savings and innovation; while ensuring compliance, so whether you have experience buying goods, services or constructions works, or even managing contracts already in place, this could be the perfect role for you. WDC are offering a Fixed career graded post, that will end on the 31st December 2025.

As part of a very active District Council, you will be involved in supporting the purchase of everything from stationery, software, theatre shows and gallery exhibitions, to helping implement larger projects including country parks and housing developments. You will also be essential in supporting the Council meeting its Climate Change agenda of being a net zero Council by 2025 and a net zero contract services by 2030.

We are looking for an environmentally conscious individual with great communication and relationship management skills that would like to be involved in building on a career in procurement and make a real difference in achieving best value for the public purse while supporting the global fight against Climate Change.

As the role is career graded, the post holder is not required to have or be working towards their CIPS qualifications with the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. However, possession of MCIPS qualification will affect what salary point you will be offered.

The intention is for the postholder to work predominately from home however, it is a requirement to attend our offices or sites within Warwick District as required. Any costs for travel from home to the office will be met by the successful candidate. However, office and hybrid working are also available.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a Basic DBS disclosure.

If you have any questions or wish to have an informal discussion, please contact Jonathan Huxley, Procurement Supervisor or Rebecca Reading, Strategic Procurement and Creditors Manager by email on Jonathan.huxley@warwickdc.gov.uk or Rebecca.reading@warwickdc.gov.uk.

Closing date: 3rd July 2024

Interview date: w/c 17th July 2024

Please click on the following link to see the range of benefits we offer range of benefits

It is our policy that we do not accept CVs as part of your application, please complete the application below and email to vacancies@warwickdc.gov.uk

Recruitment agencies are asked not to contact us; we will come to you if your services are required.

Company

Warwick DC Banner

Warwick District, is at the heart of Shakespeare’s England and comprises the towns of Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick, Kenilworth and Whitnash.  The district boasts historic castles and buildings with regency architecture, vibrant town centres hosting a lively calendar of events, as well as beautiful parks and gardens.   We enjoy links to the M40, M42, M1 and M6, national rail connection and Birmingham International airport. It is one of the most prosperous regions in the country with low unemployment rates.

Here at Warwick District Council, our vision is to make Warwick District a great place to live, work and visit and we recognise that our employees are the key to achieving that. Working arrangements in most jobs are flexible; flexi-time, full or part time and job sharing is usually available.  You can expect generous holiday entitlements, a pension scheme and plenty of opportunities for training and personal development.  

We believe in recruiting the best person for the job, using fair and open selection, based on knowledge and experience, skills and behaviour.  We welcome applications from a diverse range of  candidates.

WDC Content Logo x3

Company info
Website
Location
Riverside House
Milverton Hill
Leamington Spa
Warwickshire
CV32 5HZ
United Kingdom

Get job alerts

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

Create alert

Similar jobs