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Kensington & Chelsea Council - Procurement Manager

Kensington & Chelsea Council - Procurement Manager

  • Location

    Kensington and Chelsea, London

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    Social Care

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  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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The purpose of this role is;

  • To procure construction related contracts and consultant services for the Council in a way that complies with all relevant legislation, meets the stated operational business need, and provides demonstrable value for money.
  • To keep abreast of current and future business requirements in the department, to plan and prioritise procurement activity in any given area and to procure new contracts that meet business needs.

Duties of role include;

  • To ensure all procurement activity contracts are documented and details are recorded in the contracts register.
  • To administer and assist in creating, implementing, and maintaining the Contract register. To run reports and disseminate information from the system for managers and our Partners as required.
  • To assist in highlighting to relevant managers and staff those contracts which are due for renewal or retendering in a timely manner.
  • To advise and assist managers in the renewal and renegotiation of contracts across the business, assisting with the Council's Procurement Strategy when required.
  • To produce Briefs and Specifications of work (using consultants where necessary) on work streams identified for tendering from the planned programme.
  • To administer tenders (including OJEU tenders) in accordance with the Council's procedures and legislation. To keep accurate records and audit trails of all tender correspondence. To maintain a register and status report of current tenders and a list of procurement savings.
  • To provide general assistance and feed into all major procurement across the business at all levels including Executive.
  • To ensure maximum efficiencies in procurement, liaising with other departments and organisations where appropriate in accordance with Council policies and procedures.
  • To carry out financial viability and other checks on existing and proposed suppliers/contractors.
  • Identify and analyse data or other information that will aid target setting and continuous improvement, carrying out research and benchmarking activities as necessary.
  • To keep abreast of changes in procurement legislation and to notify other members of the Directorate of the impact.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.