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FULL_TIME 2020-11-30 00:00:00 2020-09-19

Procurement Manager | Ref: PIP0001834

London | Project & programme management | Start: ASAP | Duration: 6 months

Posted 1 month ago

Job description

Do you want to be a part of an altruistic organisation and to work for the greater good of our people and our country for the fight against COVID-19. If so, please get in touch as we are looking to speak to immediately available Procurement Managers who can join the Department for Health and Social Care’s Test and Trace programme in contract roles.

Imagine having a talent that could benefit someone you’ve never met and solve problems you didn’t even know existed. Well, you do, and you can. And we’re here to help you do just that. At PSR we are the go-to place for talented contractors and temps for a rich variety of civil service roles.

As Procurement Manager, you will: 

  • Identify high level service requirements, leading the Make vs Buy assessment; selecting the route to market, evaluation criteria, KPIs and other key contractual terms
  • Lead engagement with potential suppliers of the services in advance of commencement of procurement to understand their appetite and stimulate the market, working closely with Market Development Manager and Contract & Supplier Manager
  • Work with Operational teams and current Contract & Supplier Manager to document detailed service requirements, evaluation criteria and KPIs
  • Draft framework call off orders, OJEU notices, ITT documents, pricing templates and draft T&Cs, working closely with the legal team
  • Lead evaluation activities, including briefing evaluation team members, leading moderation processes, generating and documenting the evaluation outcomes and recommending supplier selection decisions to the CCO and other key stakeholders
  • Lead end to end management of procurement activities, documenting and retaining a clear audit trail of all tender process decisions
  • Work with Legal team to draft and agree commercial contracts with third parties with T&C’s and performance regimes that deliver the goals of the programme

You’ll have:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Strong project management skills
  • The ability to document requirements and recommendations clearly and succinctly
  • Experience and understanding of good government commercial practices

It would be great to also have:


  • Knowledge of procurement regulations and routes to market highly


If this sounds like you and you would be interested in being added to our pipeline, please click the link to apply and speak to one of our PSR team now.



"In applying for this role you acknowledge the following; this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment, and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different."

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