Procurement Lead

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A1
Fixed Term
Full Time
Fixed Term
12 months
£63,716 - £75,953
Starting at 30 days per annum, pro-rata
Civil Service Pension Scheme
TBC

The Strategic Estates team, as custodians, take great pride in looking after and improving the buildings within the Parliamentary Estate. While we are part of the House of Commons service, we also provide services to the House of Lords. We carry out works on World Heritage sites which attract visitors from all over the world, making it a challenging stakeholder environment where conservation and the need to innovate and build for the future coincide.

The Restoration and Renewal Programme was established to tackle the significant work to preserve the Palace of Westminster and ensure it can continue to serve as home for the UK Parliament in the 21st century. Work has begun to establish a two-tier governance model which has been proven to work well on major projects. The Sponsor Body (now in shadow form) and Delivery Authority, will be set up following the passage of legislation as a statutory body and company limited by guarantee respectively.

This is a senior role that will operate within a high value, technical, business critical and politically complex environment. It will require a high level of technical competence and procurement experience within the major projects and public sector environment.

The role will lead on the procurement management and procurement advisory on behalf of the Commercial, and other R&R Programme functions.

The postholder will be responsible for;

  • Support the Commercial function by providing strategic and management support in developing the commercial and procurement framework for the R&R Programme.

 

  • Oversee all procurement activity within the R&R Programme team, including that undertaken by the Shadow Sponsor body. Provide commercial challenge where appropriate.

 

 

  • Liaise with Strategic Estates Procurement team (PPCS) for all R&R procurement activity

 

  • Provide procurement governance to ensure R&R compliance with Parliamentary Procurement and Commercial Services Rule

 

 

  • Provide technical support, review and accept procurement proposals prepared by others

 

  • Develop internal budgetary business cases as part of procurement effort

In addition to an attractive salary, the benefits package includes annual leave entitlement starting at 30 days per year and the possibility of flexible working. There are also subsidised canteens, a gym on-site and a season ticket loan scheme is available.

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This Vacancy is closed to applications.