We use cookies to make your experience of using our website better. To comply with the e-Privacy Directive we need to ask your consent to set these cookies.


Procurement Business Partner, Edinburgh



Edinburgh, United Kingdom 

Job Category:



€0.00 - €0.00

EU work permit required:


Job Reference:


Job Views:




Expiry Date:


Job Description:

Job Description:

Do you have strong all round procurement experience, ideally from within financial services or similar global business?

Our client, a global investment management company, are looking to hire a Procurement Business Partner on an initial 6 month contract.

This is a hybrid role, based in Edinburgh.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

* Degree/or similar standard of education or working towards
* Experience within in a fast-paced Global Procurement Environment
* Financially literate – able to understand profit & loss accounts and balance sheets, and understand the importance and impact of cash flow within our business
* Technologically literate – proven ability to optimise results by leveraging sourcing tools & technology and automated processes
* Strong organisational and time management skills
* Ability to challenge the status quo and see the wider holistic picture
* Excellent negotiating and influencing skills
* Developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at a senior level.
* Excellent stakeholder engagement and management skills
* Highly motivated, confident, credible and trustworthy

Core Responsibilities:

* Support the execution of procurement plans across in-scope expenditure, consistent with the firm’s Procurement strategy and business requirements
* Meet the needs of the firm in terms of security of supply and regulatory compliance, quality, service, continuous improvement and delivery of best value
* Develop and support the implementation of procurement systems and solutions to address business requirements and challenges whilst maximising value and ensuring delivery of breakthrough results.
* Lead high level procurement initiatives including Tenders, RFP’s and negotiations, using appropriate procurement systems with legal and business participation.
* Provide SME procurement input and expertise to contribute to, and enable, the development of Category Strategies
* Work with the Head of Strategic Sourcing and the Head of Procurement Compliance & Governance to collaborate and engage with key business stakeholders.
* Work with the Head of Strategic Sourcing and the Head of Procurement Compliance & Governance to manage relationships with key suppliers, to ensure effective supplier and contract management to drive the maximum value
* Understand regulatory requirements and supplier business strategies to support in the effective management of Third-Party risk.
* Keep abreast of developments within supply markets to enable competitive analysis and support in the development of risk management and mitigation plans
* Keep abreast of current procurement techniques and use and deploy them, as appropriate, to ensure areas of responsibility are at the forefront of modern thinking, and proactively support the further development of the Global Procurement function
* Specific SRM responsibilities as appropriate based on experience and primary category support.

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 15724

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

At Core-Asset, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Our privacy statement explains when and why we collect personal information about people who engage with our services, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others, and how we keep it secure. We may change this policy from time to time, so please check this policy occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes.

By engaging with us (either by applying for a job we’re advertising, registering through our website, or getting in touch with our business) you’re agreeing to be bound by this policy.

Core-Asset Consulting is committed to protecting the privacy of our candidates, clients and website users. For further information, please refer to our full Privacy Statement available on our website http://www.core-asset.co.uk/about-core-asset/privacy-statement

Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.

Company Info
Core-Asset Consulting

Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom

You need to be logged in to view this

Company Profile