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Senior Procurement and Commissioning Officer

  • Location
    Kingston Upon Thames , Surrey
  • Salary
    250 £ - 300 £ / Day
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Project Procurement
  • External Reference

Senior Procurement and Commissioning Officer
*A Local Authority in South West London is looking for a Senior Procurement and Commissioning Officer to join their team on a six month contract.

Purpose of the job:
*To have a major contribution to the delivery of the organisations vision and the strategic priorities by delivering effective commissioning and procurement projects and initiatives to maximise value for money in line with national regulations, best practice and council policy.

Your duties will include:
*You will be providing high quality commissioning, commercial and procurement advice to the Lead Commissioners for a variety of functions.
*You will be supporting the Capability Lead for Commissioning in driving forward the
*organisations commissioning programme, and supporting commissioning and
*procurement projects which deliver organisational change to enable the organisation
*to achieve continuous improvement.
*You will be providing expertise and capacity to undertake commissioning and procurement
*activities for a variety of Council functions.
*You will be overseeing the Commissioning Cycle and therefore expected to draw upon a number of tools which include, but is not limited to: Engaging with Service Users and Providers, Needs Analysis, Market Shaping, Options Appraisal, Service Design and Performance Management to inform how services should be delivered.
*You will be leading and managing procurement activity including PCR compliant tendering.
*You will be providing guidance to services and supporting and challenging major
*procurement projects.
*You will be ensuring that commissioning and procurement advice and frameworks comply
*with relevant legislation and liaises with legal as appropriate.
*You will be advising internal clients on procurement legislation, regulations and procedures.
*You will be undertaking market engagement activities and negotiation with providers for
*specific procurement projects.
*You will be liaising with Members who are involved in commissioning or procurement
Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.

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