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Procurement Business Partner

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are seeking interest, to increase capacity of the Commercial team at Cumbria Police for up to a 6-month period to deal with workload. We are looking for innovative and creative individual with skills, knowledge, and experience of working within a Public Sector procurement environment.

Location: Penrith (Hybrid)

Knowledge/experience required:

  • Relevant professional qualification (ideally CIPS level 4 or above/ working towards), and/or relevant experience in this field.
  • Working knowledge of public procurement regulations/ working in a Public Sector procurement environment.
  • Procurement practitioner experience of undertaking quote & tender exercises.
  • Experience in stakeholder/customer engagement/ supplier relationship & contract management.
  • Experience of developing/delivering effective working alliances, partnerships, and services.
  • Excellent communication, team working/leadership skills.
  • Good problem solving and innovative thinking.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise own and other workloads.
  • Good IT skills (desirable experience of Oracle/ oracle Fusion, E-tendering portals & contract databases).

If you are interested in this role or want further discussion, please contact Lewis O'Donnell either via email: or tel: 01772208962. Alternatively, if you have any friend or colleagues that might be interested, please feel free to refer them as we a have a referral scheme in place of up to £400.