Excellent Opportunity to join one of out South London based clients as they look to appoint a Procurement Officer - Policy and Governance. The client is moving forward with an ambitious programme of transformation activity and as part of this, have set up a Corporate Commissioning and Procurement Team that brings together these related skills to work together more effectively.
Your role as Commissioning and Procurement Officer for Governance and Policy will report to the Procurement Manager for Governance. You will support the Commissioning Governance Board to provide procurement governance administration and support on policy research and development. You will support policy research and development for London Living Wage, Modern Slavery, Ethical Sourcing and the Social Value Programme. This role will give you the opportunity to work on interesting projects that are driving the transformation and greening procurement agenda. .
Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
1. Providing professional commissioning and procurement project support to commissioning leads across the Council
2. Developing excellent relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to maximise the understanding of commissioning and procurement to deliver positive outcomes
3. Maintaining the Council’s commissioning and procurement guidance materials and templates
4. Supporting the procurement governance/gateway process to ensure timely and informed commercial decisions.
The ideal candidate for this role will need to demonstrate good knowledge of commissioning and procurement best practice and appropriate procurement experience in a public sector with excellent knowledge of Public Contract Regulations.
This assignment is set for 6 months initially and the pay rate is £300-£400/day umbrella