Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Procurement Officer - Construction


Job Description:

Procurement Officer - Construction needed in Kingston upon Thames, £33,351 - £41,793 pa PAYE - Reference: RQ1103331

● Providing professional commissioning and procurement project support to commissioning leads.
● Carrying out tenders and requests for quotations to achieve Best Value and contribute to cost savings including:
- Establishing project teams when appropriate for the purpose.
- Influencing preparation of specifications.
- Undertaking and co-ordinating evaluation of submissions.
- Carry out financial checks and investigate references for potential suppliers.
- Communicating with potential suppliers regarding clarifications and results.
- Maintaining procurement issue and risks logs and any other documentation required in the delivery of the procurement activities
● 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 Clients commercial pipeline focusing on establishing proactive stakeholder involvement and timely discussions regarding possible renewal requirement.
● Ensuring all relevant steps in the clients 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


This is a Full time role on a Permanent basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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