The post-holder will have responsibility for coordinating the Commissioning Division's procurement programme during a busy and important period of activity. You will keep projects on track and identify where action is required to ensure delivery of key milestones.
You will work as part of an Integrated Commissioning Unit based in North Woolwich that covers health and social care.
You will build key working relationships with Corporate Procurement colleagues and work closely with them as well as lead commissioners in the integrated team.
Overall the role will support the delivery of the statutory duty to vulnerable adults, including promoting wellbeing, and independence and choice.
Assure efficient services and value for money across all commissioned contracts.
Promote the involvement of citizens, including service users in the design, development and evaluation of services in collaboration with colleagues across the service.
Oversight of the entire programme of planned procurement exercises
Managing individual tender exercises
Maintaining procurement action plans
Direct liaison and work with Strategic Procurement
Ensuring all required documentation is completed correctly
Liaison with Commissioning Managers regarding specific requirements
Putting together evaluation panels
Liaison with Legal & Finance departments
Key lead with procurement partners, e.g Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Group
Introducing E-procurement processes
Contract award, decision and payment process
Significant experience of the health or social care sector at a senior level including experience of service management or commissioning, staff management and performance monitoring
Experience of effective financial management and budget planning in a social care and/ or health care environment.
The role will be responsible for representing the Integrated Commissioning team where appropriate at set strategic meetings that require procurement updates. There will be requirements for report writing and summarising key actions to Integrated Commissioning leads, and HAS DMT and the procurement team.
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