The East Sussex Procurement Hub, a shared procurement service for Wealden District Council, Hastings Borough Council and Rother District Council, has an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Business Partner to play a key role in their procurement team.
The East Sussex Procurement Hub, hosted by Wealden District Council are looking for an enthusiastic Business Partner who should possess or be working towards a professional procurement qualification, such as CIPS. You should have practical experience of tendering processes and knowledge of the latest procurement directives and legislative requirements. You should also have experience of producing contracts and tender documents, evaluating tenders and awarding contracts as well as an understanding of all aspects of the contracting process including experience of proactively managing contracts.
You will be creative and innovative with strong problem solving and evaluation skills and be able to interpret complex technical information and reach suitable conclusions. You will be organised and an effective communicator allowing you to work with colleagues at all levels and with customers, partners and suppliers.
We offer an excellent package, including competitive salary, career average salary pension scheme, an employee benefit scheme offering a range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes, flexitime and discounted leisure centre membership.
Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.