Procurement Category Lead

Competitive | Brighton | Contract
Posted 9 days ago

Category Lead (Facilities) – NHS – 3-6 month contract – up to £400pd (inside IR35)

An InterQuest Group client in the South East is looking for a Category Lead for Estates & Facilities to fulfil a vacancy within an NHS organisation.
The Trust is under-going a huge buildings refurbishment onsite, and the already busy Procurement Team require an additional Category Manager to cover the volume of work.

Role description:

• Working within a commercial team to deliver procurements to required standards and cost, to fulfil the Commercial Programme Plan
• To provide expert advice on sourcing professional suppliers based on the required skills and speed of delivery
• Running end-to-end procurements (including ITT’s) in line with Public Contract Reg.’s
• Contracting with suppliers through construction forms of contract
• Contract and Supplier relationship management
• Provide guidance and advice as a lead expert in the field/ function, developing solutions within policy & best practice guidelines
• Develop, review and improve documentation

Essential skills/ experience required:

• End to end management of a construction/ capital procurement
• Experience using open bid mechanisms/ defined procurement frameworks; Government Procurement Experience of OJEU and Frameworks is essential
• Negotiate and draft commercial T&C’s for major supplier construction contracts
• Ensuring compliance with Procurement Reg.’s and limitation of risk
• Promoting procurement principles on the Estates programme
• Experience developing complex procurement pricing strategies, qualitative evaluation content, and mitigation of risk
• Ability to optimise spend and achieve best value for money!

If you feel your skills and experience will be a good fit for this role, please give me a call and/or send over your current CV to me at: // 01892 553 231

NB: This role will close for applications Wednesday 4th April. I will endeavour to respond to your application, however if you don’t hear back from me within 7 days please assume you’ve not been successful this time.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Sarah Waller
01892 553 231

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