Procurement Advisor x 2

121 Recruitment
London (South)
From £250 to £320 per day PAYE, Ltd or Umbrella Company Engagement
29 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
The successful candidate will have the relevant skills and experience specified below for this 5 month temporary contract based in London. Job Description: To assist in monitoring the budgetary expenditure. To assist to ensure that all work is programmed and completed within contractually defined timescales. To lead and manage the team leaders and staff, including dealing with, recruitment, sickness absence, undertaking appraisals in accordance with the performance appraisal guidelines, conducting monthly one to one meetings, objective setting and monitoring/managing performance and managing performance and misconduct and instigating the appropriate procedures as and when necessary . Plan and programme the workload to ensure correct job progression within each property. Ensure that all materials and information are available to the operation teams. To ensure that proper negotiations are carried out with clients and sub-contractors, accurate estimates are provided, and ensure that variations and other costs are recovered in line with company procedures and proper accounts are promptly submitted. To be responsible in ensuring that the Schedule of Rates and other contract requirements are appropriately, correctly and efficiently being used in respect of the work being carried out. Provide technical advice to team leaders, operatives, staff and clients. Maintain and develop good relationships with existing and potential clients. To maintain and improve Health and Safety standards. To use the information technology systems, communications and equipment, to assist in the monitoring of the daily business operation and performance. To be responsible for the security of work places, plant and materials and other equipment allocated for operational requirements. To have overall responsibility in ensuring that timesheets, bonus sheets and any other documents required are completed accurately and returned within the specified timescales. Additional Information: Joining the GDS department as a Procurement Advisor. Liaise with internal teams and customers, advising on best practise, regulations, processes in procuring services. Familiar and comfortable working in an Agile environment. Succesful candidate will have solid communication skills & experience in running OJEU procurement. Team of 4 in overall team of circa 40 staff. Essential: Knowledge of Public Sector frameworks. Knowledge of Digital Outcomes and specialists (G-cloud). Experience in procuring services. Desirable: public sector. IT Procurement (Ideally IT services) Key Tasks & Deliverables: Procurement Manager "Any procurement plans, reports, activity logs, call-off contracts, statements of work, or other documentation required by the GDS Commissioning Team, to be routinely maintained and handed over to the Head of Commissioning, before the end of the contract. Transfer of knowledge and expertise to junior members / any new starters in the GDS Commissioning Team." "It’s essential that the interim Procurement Managers have proven and demonstrable knowledge and experience of: - balancing pragmatism with government procurement processes; - credible and confident engagement across a broad spectrum of senior government officials; - collaborative and constructive approaches to working with suppliers; - working as part of a multidisciplinary team in a fast-paced, demanding commercial and technical environment; - self-organising to balance changing priorities with new demands and dealing with ambiguity; - confidently communicating; - the Public Contracts Regulations 2015." The successful candidate will have a valid Disclosure of Scotland or be willing to apply for one on CV submission. This job was originally posted as

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