Sector: Infrastructure & Operation
Location: South East England
Our client, a leading consultancy, is looking for a Procurement Consultant to join a large programme on a rolling contract. The aim of the role is to develop the procurement function for a major housing redevelopment programme. The redevelopment consists of major sites (costing several tens of millions), as well as a large programme of minor sites.
The role requires the consultant to support the programme team, to gain insight into the individual procurements required to deliver the entire programme. Also work as a satellite member of the central procurement team, to ensure that insights gained through supporting the programme can be translated into commercially valid, fit for purpose and compliant sourcing justifications. The individual should have the necessary stakeholder management skills to ensure that relationships both internally and with 3rd party suppliers are built and sustained over the duration of the programme, i.e. quantity surveyors, architects, planners, engineers and the clients in house team to achieve results.
Applicants must have previous experience of procurement in the Public Sector, in particular, use of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (OJEU), working as category manager across Facilities Management, Premises and Real Estate Infrastructure, Construction & Engineering. Strong communication skills and a high level of commercial procurement experience and expertise required.