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Senior Procurement Officer (Social Care)

£41000.00 - £46000.00 per annum

Olivia Crush Recruitment Consultant – Social Housing & Operational Support

Job Description

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Senior Procurement Officer to join a local authority based in Kingston.

To report directly to the Commissioning and Procurement Manager and is responsible for supporting the Council in undertaking outcomes focussed, lawful and, commercially sound, commissioning projects to deliver quality and value for money services.

This will be a permanent position paying equivalent to 41K - 46K per annum.

Role Purpose:

* Leads on market engagement, analysis and management of a portfolio of contracts
* Uses a combination of subject matter expertise and technical procurement/management skills to ensure best value for money and delivery of outcomes.
* Ensures robust evidence and market sourcing strategies inform decision making and provide good value for money.
* Develops and delivers specific procurement programmes
* Assesses highly complex and sensitive information and presents to a wide range of stakeholders.
* Deputises for Commissioning Manager as required
* Leads on the development of all relevant tendering documentation and support drafting of the appropriate form of contract.
* Works with manager and colleagues to define outcomes, set targets and monitor performance, within a culture of continual improvement
* Supports operational plans to ensure that the resources within the teams are used to best effect and impact
* Maintaining the Council's commissioning and procurement guidance materials and templates
* Managing the procurement governance/gateway process to ensure timely and informed commercial decisions
* Contribute to/lead development of strategic gateway reports and briefings for Senior Managers and the Commissioning Governance Board
* Manages end to end procurement activity and applies project management approach in managing the timelines, risks and challenges to the procurement activities.
* Proactively assesses and manages procurements risk
* Ensures the procurement projects are delivered on time and meet outcome expectations

Skills & Abilities:

* Excellent knowledge of commissioning and procurement best practice
* Proven commercial skills and procurement experience in a public sector environment
* Substantial understanding of Public Sector procurement regulations and experience of managing procurement over PCR threshold
* Excellent knowledge of Public Contracts Regulations (PCR 2015)
* Educated to Degree level or equivalent, relevant experience.
* Professional Qualification - Management
* Professional Qualification - CIPS
* Commissioning and Procurement in a local authority setting or equivalent.
* Evidence of developing effective strategy and leading commissioning and procurement process
* Significant experience and evidence of delivery of procurement that achieves value for money/ savings/ efficiencies for the contracting authorities

Title: Senior Procurement Officer
Salary: 41K - 46K Per Annum
Location: Kingston

  • list Plumber

    Job Title: Maintenance Plumber

    Location: Kingston upon Thames KT2

    Hours: 4 on 4 off - 6:30 AM - 5:30 PM

    Rate: £20 - £24 an hour


    * In support of the Mechanical Supervisor to ensure the day-to-day efficient and safe working of all plumbing and mechanical plant on site.
    * Carry out routine Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) of plumbing and mechanical plant as directed by the Mechanical Supervisor
    * To attend to plant and plumbing faults and breakdowns to carry out repairs and restore the units to service as quickly and efficiently as possible.
    * To report all defects on all items of equipment and any potential hazardous risk to their Mechanical Supervisor.
    * Improvements and installations
    * Perform reactive, routine, and preventative maintenance and testing
    * Testing, fault finding, and repairs on plumbing fixtures and equipment, including water pipes, thermostatic mixing valves, sprinkler systems, sinks, toilets, showers, water filtration plant, emergency water bypass systems, and drainage systems.
    * HVAC Knowledge
    * Have knowledge of water treatment systems.
    * Knowledge of and completion of the course on steriliser and /or washer disinfector maintenance.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    * Recognised traditional or modern apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering or Plumbing, CGLI /NVQ Level 3 in Plumbing Mechanical Engineering / or equivalent qualification or experience.
    * Formal apprenticeship or craft trained equivalent.
    * Have an understanding of Legionnaires Disease and its control.
    * Is conversant with LPHW and LP Steam Heating Systems.
    * To have knowledge of BMES system
    * Driving License

    If you are interested, kindly submit your application now. Even if your application is not successful this time, you can still register for potential future opportunities. Please note that if you do not receive a response within 10 working days, your application has not been successful on this occasion and feedback may not be provided.

    Nic David
    Hard and Soft Services Consultant - Estates and Facilities

  • list ASB Officer
    £20.09 - £26.50 per hour

    MMP Consultancy are looking for a Neighbourhood / ASB Officer to join a fantastic Housing Association in South London.

    * Provide a responsive and pro-active tenancy management service, including succession, and mutual exchanges, and requests relating to the tenancy across all tenure types.
    * Investigate and resolve tenancy breaches in line with the Association's procedures and where appropriate work in partnership with other agencies and colleagues.
    * Ensure estates and communal areas are managed to a high standard and in conjunction with other colleagues, set up, monitor and manage contracts for estate cleaning, grounds maintenance and communal repairs and liaise with property services teams as required.
    * Undertake estate inspections with residents, ensuring the reporting of any repairs, and completion of arising tenancy and estate management actions. This includes carrying out Fire Risk Assessment reviews.
    * Lead on the management of any homeownership units within the patch, including liaison with
    * Rents and Revenue Team, Property Services and Leasehold Officer. This includes support of statutory consultation, and responding to enquires arising from stair-casing and resales process.
    * Bring any safeguarding concerns to the attention of the Team Leader, Manager or Housing Services Director or external agency as appropriate.
    * Contribute to the continuing improvement and development of working practices, policy and procedure in relation to neighbourhood management.
    * Investigate reports of domestic abuse, nuisance, harassment or anti-social behaviour made by or about residents or others and identify
    * Take the lead role on risk assessment of ASB/DV cases
    * Take all reasonable steps to resolve the dispute by agreement between the parties involving other agencies where appropriate (e.g. Mediation Services).
    * Use non-legal ASB remedies such as Acceptable Behaviour Contracts, Good Neighbour Agreements and restorative justice where appropriate.
    * Maintain systems for monitoring the incidence of nuisance and harassment and the
    * relative success of methods used to deal with it.
    * Communicate through social media channels anonymised successes.
    * Any other related duties assigned by the Team Leaders or the Neighbourhood & Estate Services Manager/Housing Services Director.

  • list Assistant Commercial Manager

    MMP Consultancy are currently seeking an Assistant Commercial Manager to work a permanent contract with a public sector housing organisation in London.

    Flexible working can be applied but will require office work from two locations.

    Key Duties
    * Reporting to two Senior Commercial Managers, covering patches of the organisation, the key duties will include multi million pound litigation and non-litigation contract disputes.

    * Contract values from £1 million to £45 million on current case load.

    * Allowing for up to 25 cases at a time the Assistant Commercial Manager will be responsible for looking at all contractual documents to establish the legitimacy and entitlement to certain claims or disputes.

    * Look at correspondence paperwork to support any claim being made.

    * Piece together financial losses, provocation and delay analysis.

    * Looking at all works information from design / drawings to on site.

    * May look to manage smaller claims from beginning to end on their own initiative.

    * Have a wide construction knowledge and deep analytical mind, inquisitive and meticulous in detail. Commercial knowledge and ability to communicate across multiple teams and stakeholders.

    * Once disputes have been resolved additional assistance with other areas of the commercial team and procurement.

    * Be part of a team of circa 8.

    Salary: Circa. £61,339 £5,000 car allowance (Neg.)

    Location: Central London 2/3 days with travel to a second office required on occasion.
    Benefits: TBC on Application
    Contract: Permanent
    Qualifications: Quantity or Building Surveying Degree OR related degree which is RICS or CIOB endorsed.

    If you are interested, please send over an up-to-date CV - further information will be applied over telephone conversation.