West London, London
Up to £500.00 per day
My Client a West London Local Authority is seeking a Lead Category Manager for a 6 month contract
Housing Management Services is developing capital investment programmes for the next six financial years. Underpinning programme delivery, a mix of contracts using direct procurement, third party frameworks as well as development of the Councils own frameworks will be required. A Category Lead is sought to join a busy and focused procurement team for a period of at least six months to assist with the tender and award, of contracts and frameworks supporting the both the revenue and capital programmes. A range of contract types will be required including consultancy and construction activity comprising building maintenance and repair, new build, M&E services and district and communal heating systems.
The Procurement Team needs to expand proportionately with the work but only on a temporary basis.
A Procurement Plan has been put together that includes engaging contractors for all planned capital schemes for the current and the following six financial years. This includes all consultants and construction activity. In addition there are also work streams associated with fire safety, procurements that are already in the pipeline and contracts that terminate at some point in the coming year.
The duties of this post include:
Procuring works and services contracts for Housing Management Services
Interaction and communication with other staff across the Council at all levels
Having a professional approach to procurement with a keen attention to detail in conducting procurement activity and reporting outcomes
Operating within the Council Procurement and Finance Regulations
Operating in accordance with EU procurement law
Operating in accordance with the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985
Using capital Esourcing to tender and record all procurements >£25k
Establishing relationships with stakeholders
Interaction with residents and undertaking consultation
Developing framework contracts
Utilising third party framework agreements
Planning work to fit in with the drivers and needs of the Council
Essential skills and Qualifications for this position
MCIPS Qualification (Desirable)
A thorough understanding of procurement in the public sector and accompanying legislation
Procurement of consultancy, construction, building and M&E contracts
JCT Conditions of Contract
Landlord and Tenant Act specifically Section 20 Procedures
major procurements using Capita lEsourcing, Bravo, Delta or similar
Working within a local Authority, social housing and working with residents and other stakeholders
Delivering within a multi stakeholder environment
Pricing contracts and developing cost models for evaluations
Developing framework contracts
Working with third party frameworks
Please only apply for this position if you have the extensive experience and skill for the position and have the desired Local Authority or Housing Association experience.
Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
Posted 15 days ago