Senior Category Officer - 5 Month Contract

Posted 17 February by Circle Recruitment

Senior Category Officer - 5 Month Contract

We are seeking a Senior Category Officer for our Government client based in Exeter. This is an initial contract running until July paying between £425-£475/Day Inside IR35. This role is mainly remote, but you will be required to travel between Exeter and Bristol 1 to 2 days per week.

This role is inside IR35 - Due to the service of the role this will now be based on an Umbrella solution.

Role Profile:

  • Public sector experience
  • NEC contract experience
  • Experience of commercial projects and mitigating risk
  • The role will be working on small value (the vast majority of projects are under £2m), high turnaround projects so similar experience
  • Looking for doers (hands on work) rather than strategists and managers
  • Lead or participate in delivery of projects and procurements at the appropriate level providing functional / specialist input to improve ways of working and business change & efficiency
  • Be responsible for explaining specialist commercial guidance to project teams in order to influence compliance with Defra policy / legislation / best practice ways of working and contribute to the delivery of business plans
  • Keep up to date on changing legislation / best practice externally, to inform internal priorities and appropriate alignment
  • Contribute to the development of Defra policy / process at national / local level and monitor and advise on effective implementation in the business, in line with environmental targets
  • Build and sustain effective relationships with operational customers to understand issues and provide effective response / steer for operational needs
  • Be responsible for the delivery of contracts such that sustainable impacts and opportunities are identified and managed throughout the commercial lifecycle.
  • Mentor and coach others on commercial procedures, practices and techniques equipping them with the knowledge and skills to deliver their work in an effective and efficient manner
  • Maximise the efficient and effective use of resources (including electronic sourcing) and people in order to ensure that all activities are completed to time, cost and quality targets.

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Required skills

  • Category
  • Contract Management
  • NEC Contracts
  • procurement
  • Category Management
  • contract
  • contract manager
  • commercial manager
  • category manager
  • contracts officer
  • commercial officer
  • contract officer
  • category lead
  • category officer
  • commercial lea

Application question

Do you have NEC contract experience?

Reference: 42043389

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