Principal Procurement Business Partner


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Job title Principal Procurement Business Partner
Ref CBS9JP00004721
Location Harwell
Region Central and South East
Company Radioactive Waste Management
Salary 500.00-500.00 GBP per day
Duration 9 Months
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Title: Principal Procurement Business Partner

Reference: CBS9NM00004721

Location: Harwell

Rate: £500 per day PAYE

Job Type: Contract

Duration: 9 months

Contact details: Natalie Mohamed – 07548 712 554

Capita Resourcing is the strategic resourcing business within Capita plc. We are the chosen provider of agency workers and permanent recruitment for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) collaborative framework, across nuclear sites and offices UK wide.

Purpose of Role:

To provide authoritative advice to the business on strategic and operational commercial matters in support of the implementation of the GDF programme.

To deliver contractual arrangements as a limited company, whilst ensuring compliance with public expenditure controls.

To support the development of the supply chain, and to ensure that suitable tracking and intelligence systems in place to effectively manage its strategic suppliers.

Description:

Direct report to the Lead Procurement Manager.

Collaborates closely with Executive Directors, Functional Leads and Project Managers; direct support to the Chair of the Commercial Working Group, a sub-committee of the Executive. Engages with Legal and Commercial Heads of Departments.

External contacts include the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Treasury, Cabinet Office, external advisors, regulators and senior supply chain representatives. Peers within government departments, other subsidiaries, Parent Body Organisations (PBOs) and Site Licence Companies (SLCs).

Scope of Job:

Provides input to and scrutiny of commercial strategy development

Develops and maintains a robust framework of good governance and commercial control

Develops and manages the pipeline of procurement activities and procurement plan in support of the annual budget process

Provides day-to-day commercial evaluation of contractual arrangements and support to underpin business case analysis

Duties & Responsibilities:

Provides input to and scrutiny of commercial strategy development

Reviews and develops appropriate commercial strategies and policies

Develops and implements procurement strategies for contract work throughout the GDF programme lifecycle, including supply chain development

Establish and maintain consistent charging mechanisms for undertaking disposability assessments and packaging proposals

Develops and maintains a robust framework of good governance and commercial control

Develops a robust system of internal procurement control for the wholly owned Subsidiary, including compliance with EU public procurement rules

Promotes awareness of and compliance with good commercial practice and public expenditure controls throughout, consistent with requirements for financial regularity, propriety and value for money in all of the company’s activities

Responsible for access to tender management and contract management systems

Develops and manages the pipeline of procurement activities and procurement plan in support of the annual budget process

Manage the development of the pipeline of procurement activities, and detailed procurement plans that underpin the annual business plan

Manage the complete procurement cycle from procurement and contracting strategy development through to contract award and execution

Identify opportunities to deliver additional value for money, including by aggregation and/or collaboration with other contracting authorities both within the estate and the wider public sector

Provides day-to-day commercial evaluation of contractual arrangements and support to underpin business case analysis

Ensure that there exists a robust business analysis of existing and proposed commercial opportunities

Analyse proposals for cost effective technology transfer from overseas programmes

Review and identify commercial implications of upstream optioneering opportunities

Advises the Executive on the requirements and processes for sanctioning expenditure needed for GDF implementation

Supports the production and assessment of the business cases for approval through sanctioning and validation

Supports the preparation for Major Project Authority and other assurance reviews of the GDF programme

Develops commercial staff

Mentor other members of the procurement team.

Performance Management, including measurement and improvement of self and team, goal and priority setting.

Risk Management.

In addition, he/she will undertake other activities commensurate with their skills and experience as and when required.

Managers will be expected to support and implement corporate decisions and initiatives as instructed by the Executive.

Qualifications:

Educated to good first-degree standard.

Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply with a preference for operational and commercial experience.

Senior procurement and contract management experience ideally gained both in the private and public sector. Role requires significant commercial and operational experience.

Key skills include:

The ability to analyse complex issues and develop appropriate strategic solutions, diplomatic, persuasive communication skills, negotiation skills, appropriate varied presentational styles and the ability to manage complex projects.

Must have experience of Public Sector Regulations

Experience of applying the regulations

End to end procurement experience

Dealt with complex OJEU contracts 6 – 7 figures

Leadership, team working and motivational skills.

Additional information about the process


Additional information about the process

There will be an initial telephone interview by the client followed by a face-to-face interview for the successful candidates

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules does apply to this assignment.

NuclearWorks welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. NuclearWorks is a trading name of Capita Business Services Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business.


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