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Procurement Lead - London, United Kingdom,

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Interim Procurement Lead
Location: London
Length: 3 months initially
IR35 Status: Inside

A London borough is recruiting for an interim Procurement Lead to maximise the effectiveness of the commercial function across the Delivery Team, ensuring adherence to all the Council's policies and procedures whilst contributing to re-procurement of the repairs and maintenance service.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing commercial expertise in relation to the repairs and maintenance service
  • Working with all internal stakeholders, external contractors, suppliers and consultants; agreeing to trading terms and contract negotiations
  • Providing leadership and strategic direction for the delivery of all services in line with the wider HRA Business Plan
  • Improving commercial control, delivery and ongoing visibility of all legislative repairs and maintenance related works

Skills and experience required:

  • Demonstrable track record in commercially managing complex, high value and varied contracts from a quantity surveying perspective
  • Ability to develop credible relationships with colleagues at all levels as well as external stakeholders
  • Experience of repairs and maintenance procurement
  • Previous local government experience (desirable)

To apply for this role or to find out about other procurement jobs, please contact Niki Holdich on the London Local Government Recruitment team on or send your CV to

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