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Westminster Council - Category Manager - Construction

Westminster Council - Category Manager - Construction

  • Location

    Westminster, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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The successful candidate will;

  • Lead high value/high risk tenders through all stages of the process from initiation (Gate 0) to contract mobilisation (Gate 4).
  • Provide commissioner or the budget holder with pragmatic and informed advice throughout;
  • Use your sector knowledge and expertise and desktop research to ensure you understand the product or service you are involved with;
  • Work collaboratively with legal and other subject matter experts to develop the form of contract, special terms and conditions, KPI's;
  • Prepare a procurement strategy that describes your procurement findings and recommended approach;
  • Secure efficiency and other operational improvements from your work;
  • Understand how sustainability and social value will be secured through the tender process;
  • Ensure that specifications and desired outcomes are expressed in a meaningful way;
  • Develop evaluation models to achieve the desired outcome and best value for money;
  • Ensure compliance with all legal and Council requirements and policies;
  • Support the mobilisation of the contract prior to handover at Gate 4.
  • Attend project board meetings as required;
  • Ensure effective communication and engagement with stakeholders and partners (including external suppliers);
  • Assess and manage the risk associated with each activity including the development and assessment of the financial robustness of bidders during the tendering process and post award;
  • Keep aware of relevant policy, best practice and legislative changes;

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