Procurement Officer - Construction | Daniel Owen


Procurement Officer - Construction

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  • £33000 - £41000 per annum
  • West London, London

Procurement Officer - Construction

Job Type: Permanent

Start Date: Immediately

Location: South West London

Salary: £33K - £41K

A Housing Company based in South West London are currently looking for a Procurement Officer to join their team. The role reports directly to the Commissioning and Procurement Manager and is responsible for supporting the company in undertaking a wide range of procurement services in support of stakeholders, achieving Best Value through the use of professional procurement skills, and aligning procurement activity of organisational goals.

Daily responsibilities of a Procurement Officer are:

  • Providing professional commissioning and procurement project support to commissioning leads across the company
  • Carrying out tenders and requests for quotations to achieve Best Value and contribute to cost savings.
  • Managing projects on the e-tendering portal and preparing tender documentation
  • Understanding market research for potential requirements analysing data and producing summaries to drive a focus on the most efficient and effective use of resources to inform commissioning plans.
  • Supporting the procurement governance/gateway process to ensure timely and informed commercial decisions
  • Maintaining the companies commercial pipeline focusing on establishing proactive stakeholder involvement and timely discussions regarding possible renewal requirement.
  • Ensuring all relevant steps in the council's e-tendering portal are complete, and the relevant contract award notices are published within the specified timelines. All contracts are then uploaded to the contract register.
  • Supporting the development of procurement guidance materials and templates
  • Providing introductory training and support for the e-tendering system
  • Providing procurement advice and signposting to further support
  • Manage the Commissioning mailbox, ensuring stakeholder queries are responded to in a timely manner

Requirements of a Procurement Officer:

  • Good knowledge of commissioning and procurement best practice
  • Excellent knowledge of Public Contracts Regulations (PCR 2015)
  • Experience of e-tendering portals
  • Excellent communications and influencing skills
  • Experience of formal report writing and excellent writing skills
  • Experience of planning, organising and prioritising workload
  • Professional qualification (or willing to work towards one)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and effectively manage own workload

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