Procurement Business Partner – South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

An opportunity has arisen within our Procurement Department for a Procurement Business Partner, based at Headquarters in Sheffield.

The overall purpose of the role will be to manage day-to-day procurement activities and tendering.

To be considered for this role you will have a proven track record in Public Sector procurement including previous experience of tendering, business analysis and commercial arrangements and category management tools and techniques.

You must possess an NVQ Level 6 or equivalent in Procurement and hold MCIPS. A current driving licence is desirable.

The key duties will include undertaking the lead role for business partnering through an advisory service to departments and leading the tender pipeline for the organisation. This role include the direct line management for 2 other roles.

Full details of all duties and a person specification are contained in the Job Description.

For more information about the role contact Mark Lloyd on 07867 234397. 

An application form for the role can be found here or by contacting our Recruitment Team at recruitment@syfire.gov.uk.

Closing date for applications is 12:00 hours on Monday 24 June 2024. 

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 1 July 2024.

New starters will commence on the bottom of the salary grade and will receive increases to the top of the grade on an incremental basis. We offer 28 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus Bank Holidays.  Annual leave increases after 5 years’ service to 32 days, followed by an extra day a year up to a maximum of 37 days.  We also operate a generous flexi time attendance scheme.

Other benefits include; a cycle 2 work scheme, a free on site gym, enhanced maternity and paternity schemes and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

We are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every individual feels valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives and talents. We warmly welcome applications from individuals who identify with underrepresented groups within our workforce, including individuals from Minority Ethnic backgrounds, women, those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender (LGBT+), and individuals with disabilities. In addition, we will look to support anyone who requires Part Time/Job share working hours. We believe that a diverse workforce leads to innovation, creativity, and better decision-making, and we are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone can thrive.

Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre-employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults, Children and Young People.  All staff are expected to share this commitment.

If you require any of our recruitment documents in larger print please contact our recruitment team as above.

Salary: Grade 9 (£41,418 – £44,428 pro-rata) *Pay award pending

Contract type: Part Time

Closing date: June 24 2024

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