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Governance & Procurement Officer (Parking)


  • £27.22 per hour
  • Hammersmith & Fulham, Greater London
  • Posted: 11/06/2024
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: 176GPOP0624

Job Details

Role Description

We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Governance & Procurement Officer to join our Parking department. This role is pivotal in supporting large-scale procurement projects to ensure we achieve value for money and maintain high standards of contract management.

Key Responsibilities:
- Procurement and Contract Management: Implement robust contract monitoring processes, review KPIs, and utilise Power BI for effective tracking.
- Best Practice Techniques: Apply best practices across all procurement stages, including strategy, tender evaluation, moderation, and award stages.
- Document Drafting and Review: Support colleagues with drafting business cases, procurement strategies, OJEU notices, and other essential documents.
- Training and Support: Train managers on tender evaluations, design training tools, and provide ongoing support.
- System Implementation: Design and implement systems for monitoring and accountability, ensuring all contract and financial information is accurately recorded.
- Social Value: Promote awareness and implementation of the Council’s Social Value policies, liaising with contractors to ensure integration and compliance.
- Mini-Competitions: Run mini-competitions on new frameworks and work closely with service teams to deliver practical procurement solutions.
- Relationship Building: Develop strong relationships with service managers to provide trusted procurement and commercial advice.

About You

Knowledge & Skills:
- In-depth knowledge of best practice in commissioning, procurement, and contract management methods, particularly in the public sector.
- MCIPS qualification (or commitment to achieving this status).
- Strong problem-solving abilities with a talent for finding simple solutions within complex systems.
- Critical thinking and creativity to challenge norms and apply innovative solutions.
- Excellent coordination and emotional intelligence to work effectively with diverse teams.
- Sound judgement and decision-making skills, with the ability to navigate ambiguity.
- Strong negotiation skills and a service-oriented mindset to deliver outstanding service.
- Cognitive flexibility to adapt to changing environments and lead others effectively.

This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the Parking department's success and ensure the Council’s procurement processes deliver value for money. If you are passionate about procurement and contract management and thrive in a collaborative environment, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please submit your CV detailing your relevant experience.

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