DV Cleared Principal Procurement Consultant

Ref: ZR_8420_JOB  ·  Posted on 16 July 2024

Introduction

Our client is a large consultancy in the UK and are particularly successful working on MOD, Government and Public Sector contracts and are working hand in hand with clients to advise them and guide them through complex procurements and commercial negotiations.

It is essential that you have experience in multi-supplier procurements within Defence or National Security and have excellent stakeholder management experience, ideally within a consultancy capacity.

Our client has won a number of key programmes and this is an excellent opportunity to really make a difference at this crucial time!

Working Patterns - Min 1-2 days per week on site, but consultants must be happy traveling up to 4 days per week so customer sites if required.

Key responsibilities
  • Draft procurement and commercial strategies, to include providing and developing ‘credible options’ to support client decisions.
  • Provide advice and practical support on commercial structures, framework and lotting opportunities.
  • Analyse costs, payment, pricing and incentivisation mechanisms.
  • Create and manage procurement documentation such as tender documents, ITN/ITPD, PQQs and Contracts.
  • Gain confidence from the clients to support development and change.
  • Develop contract management operating models.
  • Run workshops and training to knowledge share with the clients.
  • Be the ‘face’ of our client within engagements and lead client engagements and mentor junior members of the team.
Skills & experience
  • Experience within a Commercial or Procurement role within Defence or National Security.
  • Strategic decision-making and the ability to communicate that strategy to key stakeholders.
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience, ideally within consultancy.
  • Ability to create costing and financial options.
  • Familiarity with and use of existing Public Sector good practice, such as the Outsourcing Playbook, and MOD frameworks and standards, such as DEFCONS and DEFFORMS.
  • Mentoring/leadership experience, ideally within a consultancy/matrix structure.
Additional benefits
  • £6,500 flexible benefits
  • Holidays, starting at 25 days a year
  • A flexible contributory pension arrangement with matching contributions
  • Life assurance of six times your core salary (up to a maximum of six times the Earnings Cap, in force at date of death)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Mobile phone is not fully funded but you can claim on expenses for business use.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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You will be required to hold a minimum of DV Clearance. If you do not hold an active DV clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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