Procurement Lead Contract

Procurement Lead Contract

Our Central Government client is currently looking for a Procurement Lead to be based in Central London. This is an initial 6 month contract with the potential for an extension. This is an immediate requirement.

Reference number: CIPHERD00163

Deadline date:17/04/2012

Contract value:£26,000 – £50,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Inner London

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Capita Resourcing

 

Description of the contract

Background Our Central Government client is currently looking for a Procurement Lead to be based in Central London. This is an initial 6 month contract with the potential for an extension. This is an immediate requirement. The role will sit within the Procurement function that delivers a centralised professional procurement service to the Department. Main Duties/ Responsibilities •The production and execution of efficient and effective procurement strategies and plans to serve the needs of Department Directorates; •To act as a source of procurement and commercial expertise for the Department •Representing the procurement team, demonstrating the value the procurement function can contribute to the work of the Department •Promoting procurement policy and best practice ensuring compliance that mitigates risk •Work in conjunction with colleagues to ensure implementation of the centralisation of the procurement of common good and services. •Achieving and demonstrating cashable savings from procurement activity. •Provide leadership to Procurement Support resources in the team. Skills/ Experience Required •A thorough understanding of public procurement regulations and processes would be beneficial •Experience in advising decision makers on the appropriate procurement routes to be utilised. •An ability to construct procurement strategies that lead to commercial outcomes that are effective and reflect the needs of stakeholders, including Procurement Business Partners •Leading on high value, complex and strategically important procurement projects and manage the Procurement Support resources in the team to deliver key outputs. Formal Qualifications Required •Full Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) or equivalent (e.g. MBA) Additional Comments Please note that the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Basic Security Check, which is at a cost of £25.

 

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Classification of the contract

79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Estimated length of contract: 6 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Rachel Elborn

Organisation name Capita Resourcing

Address , SL6 1DP

Is outside UK No

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How to apply

Capita is managing this Contract on behalf of the Client via an approved framework. All interested suppliers, companies and organisations please note; Capita Resourcing is the managed service provider and all contracts will be based on time and materials. Applications should be from the lead individual who is intending to complete the services including a full CV or experience profile which meets the described requirements. Please proceed to application: http://cipherinterimresourcing.co.uk/details.aspx?nPostingID=2222&nPostingTargetID=8633&option=52&sort=DESC&respnr=1&ID=P8GFK026203F3VBQB8M7VV72F&Resultsperpage=10&lg=UK&mask=cipherext Please reference Contracts Finder on any application or correspondence. This contract is open for direct supply only, application from recruitment agencies will not be considered – If you would like to register to become a supplier to Capita Resourcing email your details to; supplierregister@capita.co.uk