- A once in a lifetime opportunity on a high profile project within government
- A senior role within a strong procurement team with a complex remit
About Our Client
A large organisation in the UK government
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
Lead the strategic procurement and contract procurement work streams on behalf of the Programme teams
Provide leadership and management of the procurement team and their activities, schedule and scope
Act as the single point of accountability for delivering all procurements on behalf of the Restoration and Renewal Programme
Lead the development of the Procurement strategy in support of the commercial delivery model for the Programme.
Support the Commercial function by providing strategic and management support in developing the commercial and procurement framework for the Programme.
Oversee all procurement activity within the Programme team, including that undertaken for Sponsor body. Provide commercial challenge where appropriate.
Provide technical support, review and accept procurement proposals prepared by others
Develop internal budgetary business cases as part of procurement effort
Provide advice and support to the Commercial function on day to day contract and commercial activities.
Liaisise with external procurement experts and supply chain providing service to the organisation to bring innovative approaches to collaborative working onto the programme.
Key Stakeholders and Relationships
Work closely with the Head of Procurement Process and Assurance and Head of Market Engagement to deliver swift, value for money, compliant and socially valuable procurements.
Support the Commercial Director in delivering commercial advice to the DA Executive
Work closely with the Programme Director's team to support the R&R Programme Delivery strategy
Work closely with the General Council and their team to support compliant procurements
Work closely with the CFO team to promote value for money procurements.
The Successful Applicant
Professional membership or professional qualification e.g. Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and/or Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
Experience in Public Sector procurement authorities or Civil Service.
Demonstrable experience of leading and managing procurement activities and service delivery on large scale construction programmes/projects in the UK with portfolio values in excess of £1 billion.
Demonstrable technical knowledge and experience of developing strategic procurement and delivery frameworks/models for large scale procurement construction programmes/projects
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, with the ability to deal tactfully and confidently with people at all levels, always upholding the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion.
Experience and knowledge of the UK construction supply chain (for major projects in excess of £1b) and the macro and micro economic trends.
Detailed knowledge and experience of the Public Contract Regulations 2015, relevant restricted procedures and known government procurement frameworks.
Can demonstrate a high numeracy and literacy ability. Effectively analyses all sources of information to identify key issues and options, including gathering information and ideas from outside the organisation to benefit the R&R Programme.
- Supply Chain knowledge and experience in the procurement of services/works contracts for the delivery of major refurbishment and heritage projects.
What's on Offer
A competitive salary
Flexible working (2 days in London per week)
A benefits package
An excellent working culture