Location
London
Advertising Salary
£50,000 per annum
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Hours Per Week
37.5
Careers Site Advertising End Date
21 Aug 2022

Role Overview

We are looking for a Commercial Procurement Manager to join out Commercial Procurement team. 
 
In this role (reporting to Head of Commercial Procurement), you will provide professional and effective procurement, commercial and contract support across the business ensuring value for money and transparency are achieved.
 
You will deliver a variety of procurement activities in line with Nest’s Procurement Policy and the Public Contract Regulations 2015. You will provide procurement and contract management guidance and advice to the team and  internal stakeholders in accordance with Nest Policies.
 
You will also manage end to end tender activities including drafting tender documentation, evaluation, supplier meetings and agreement of contracts, through to contract award and ensure value for money is achieved whilst complying with statutory requirements and guidance.
 
To be successful in this positions you will have the following skills, competencies and experience:
 
  • Good understanding of Managing Public Money, PCR 2015 and legal and regulatory requirements 
  • Experience of running end to end procurement exercises including premarket engagement, drafting tender and contractual documents and evaluating tenders
  • Experience of supporting commercial agreements in either the public or private sector and reviewing terms and conditions
  • Fair knowledge of contract law and an ability to advise on contract and commercial aspects including those instances where a claim or conflict arises. 
Please download a full job description to see a full person specification and role responsibilities.
 
 
 
Flexible and agile working

Everyone's personal situation is different. To make the most out of hybrid working we've introduced different ways of working, which include (subject to role requirements):

  • hybrid of office and home working
  • reduce or vary working hours
  • reduce or vary the days worked
  • work from home (or a different location)
  • work compressed hours
  • job share

Directorate/Department Overview

The Commercial Procurement team is a part of the Central Support Services Directorate which also includes Finance, HR, IT, Central Change, Facilities and Internal Comms. The Commercial Procurement team consists of a Head of, two procurement managers, a commercial procurement co-ordinator and a commercial procurement analyst.

The Commercial Procurement team are responsible for providing professional and effective procurement, commercial and contract support across the business ensuring value for money and transparency are achieved.

Organisational Overview

Nest is an award-winning workplace pension scheme, the largest in the country.

Set up by the government to give every worker in the UK somewhere to save, our first-class responsible investment practice and governance are the backbone of what we do, supported by all the functions you’d expect to find in a thriving business. We’re committed to creating a workplace where you can be your authentic self and offer an inclusive and flexible working environment.

 

Diversity and Inclusion

Everyone is welcome to apply for our roles, and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of their age, belief, disability, gender identity, marital status, national origin, pregnancy or caring responsibilities, socio economic background, sex, sexual orientation, religion or race or any other legally protected status.

We also recognise the importance of diversity of thought and other forms of neurocognitive variation.

We are a level 2 Disability Confident Leader under the Disability Confident Scheme. As a Disability Confident Committed organisation, we’re part of the guaranteed interview scheme. If you need any reasonable adjustments to support you during the recruitment process then please contact us: careers@nestcorporation.org.uk.

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