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Procurement Manager - Construction

  • Location:

    Kingston upon Thames

  • Sector:

    Built Environment

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  • Salary:

    Up to £360 per day

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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Procurement Manager - Construction

The Royal Borough of Kingston are currently seeking a Procurement Manager for 3 to 6 months to work specifically on Transform Kingston and other construction and property related procurement projects. Offer to work from home.

Your role as Procurement Manager will focus on the delivery of construction and property projects. You will help develop and implement innovative approaches to supply arrangements that minimise costs and commercial risk, and deliver cashable savings, whilst at the same time enhancing the services the council provides through added social value.

You will be report to the Commissioning & Procurement Lead for construction in the delivery of an exciting programme, including:
Recommissioning of Total Facilities & Property Management
Recommissioning of Utilities
Professional services commissioning review
Guildhall Estate Development
Cock Crescent Estate Development
Small Sites development
Support the delivery of the Enterprising Borough Transformation programmes ie. Murray House
Education Capital Programme - procurement of various professional service and construction to deliver school refurbishment and expansions above and below threshold
Housing transformation projects inc New Housing IT Management System, Lift maintenance, fire systems, cleaning, removal & storage
Affordable Workspace Project
Your role will include:
Leading on specific high risk contracts/ procurements for construction & property
Managing relationships with internal stakeholders to establish procurement requirements
Managing procurement timeline and delivery
Risk management and mitigation relating to procurement
Conducting market research and producing analysis
Leading on end to end procurement activities
Leading on the preparations of the tender documentation
Support drafting of appropriate clauses in the contract documentation and advising the service on areas of contractual risks.
Resolving clarifications and disputes in liaison with the service and legal teams
Providing advice and support regarding the governance process within the context of the Council's Contract regulations and Public procurement legislation
Supporting learning and development of the commissioning community in Kingston