WE ARE RECRUITING – Head of Procurement

CHIC procures and manages a range of PCR 2015 compliant frameworks, long term contracts and a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS). These are accessible by all of our members, prospective members and members of other consortia and cover works and services across our full product range including builders merchant services, compliance/building safety and repairs, planned maintenance materials and labour, major works, newbuild, consultancy and legal services. Member contracts can be arranged by direct call off or mini-competition.

CHIC has a team of Heads of Member Services, organised geographically, which manage the day to day interactions without broad spread of members. They create opportunities, identify member needs for replacement or new contracts and then manage the ongoing relationships with members. They are supported by CHIC’s small commercial team, which delivers all of the procurement support, supply chain management, data analysis and reporting.

This is a key role within the CHIC operations team, leading our procurement activities.

The post-holder will plan, manage, administer and deliver the compliant procurement of new framework agreements, long term contracts and the DPS, with support from CHIC team colleagues and member representatives. Relevant procurement experience is required.

Together with support from the Procurement Manager, the post-holder will also administer all mini-competitions and support the development of business cases for direct contract awards, including the completion of all contract documentation.

A full job description is available to download here

Please submit your CV and covering letter (setting out why you think you are suitable for the role) and clearly stating the job role in the subject box of your email to recruitment@arkconsultancy.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 4th November 2020.




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