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Senior Programme Officer - Building Safety

  • Up to £26 per hour

Senior Programme Officer - Building Safety

Duration - 3 months

Pay - £25.68ph

Location - remote

Start - asap

Hours - 35 PW

Our client is a leading regulatory body based in central London. They are looking for an experienced Programme Officer to provide a professional lead on administration of the organisation's investment programmes established to improve the safety standards of existing homes in London.

Duties include but aren't limited to:

  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with investment partners to support effective administration of the building safety investment programmes.
  • Use professional judgement to support the effective use and management of public sector resources to maximum benefit of local communities.
  • Manage the procurement of services required by the programme or project in line with procurement procedures.
  • Ensure that all funding is appropriately safeguarded and utilised and risk management is embedded in all aspects of delivery and reporting.
  • Analyse, assess and interpret funding bids from applicants. Manage the subsequent investment programme, ensuring key milestones are achieved. Ensure project and programme performance is accurately maintained in line with reporting requirements.
  • Grow and maintain a thorough understanding of building safety and quality issues affecting residential buildings in London.
  • Implement Mayoral or government policy initiatives and funding opportunities as they arise to support housing objectives.
  • Ensure relevant residents and leaseholders are kept informed about remediation progress for buildings in receipt of funding.
  • Use commercial and professional experience to provide constructive challenge through the use of commercial skills, business acumen and innovation and work with partners, including local authorities, to evaluate local priorities and targets and delver cost effective development solutions.
  • Manage the delivery of compliance audits and ensure shortcomings in process are addressed.
  • Take a lead on specific technical building safety policy areas as needed to provide a strategic lead across the building safety team and support advice to the Mayor and other key stakeholders.

Hunter Merrifield, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Corporate Executive - Mat cover

  • £21000 - £23000 per annum

Corporate Executive - Mat cover

Type - Temporary

Start Date - 9th August 2021 - 31st March 2022 (with a possible extension)

Salary - £21,500 - £23,000

Office Location - W1/work from home once initial training is complete

Our client is a leading Marketing association, looking for a bright and enthusiastic individual to provide an effective and efficient advice service to all enquirers (both consumers and from the industry) into the office on all aspects of preference services.

This role would suit a school leaver looking to explore and expand their experience within customer service and administration.

Key responsibilities

  1. Provide advice and guidance to consumers
  • Answer consumer telephone queries
  • Manage and process the handling of complaints including logging of company responses
  • Check consumer entries on the on-line computer
  • Prepare and send correspondence as appropriate
  • Prepare reports of activity for management where applicable
  • Keep all data files updated & accurate and identify any problems to the Manager, as well as the relevant suppliers.

  1. Provide administrative and clerical support
  • Respond to email queries
  • Answering telephone queries
  • Receive and sort mail as required
  • Manage the process of registration
  • Liaison with telephone marketers, consumers, Information Commissioner's Office, Subscribers, and Suppliers, as required

  1. General duties
  • Liaise with outside suppliers as required
  • In conjunction with appropriate staff, ensure that Office, and Health and Safety procedures are complied with
  • Undertake such other tasks and duties i.e. reception cover as may be required from time to time.

Hunter Merrifield, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Commercial Manager

  • Up to £315 per day

Commercial Manager

Pay - £314.55

Duration - 9 months

Start - ASAP

Delivery of specific commercial activities and their inter relation on work-streams, projects and programmes, or elements of major projects and programmes, to deliver objectives and achieve commercial control, including:

  • Identifying and assessing potential risks to commercial agreements and supplier performance. Also, to include as required:
  • Planning, delivering, and managing procurement activities to deliver contracts and frameworks for works, goods, and services contracts. Including prequalification, tender and negotiation of contracts and contact award recommendations using procurement processes and systems.
  • Supply-chain analysis, development and implementation of procurement strategies and category plans
  • Management of cost analysis, bench-marking, estimating and cost planning using construction and engineering industry market economics and understanding their impact on cost and price.
  • Management of construction, engineering, supply and service contracts.
  • Preparation of detailed analysis of variances and explanations, and understanding of concept of, and ability to calculate earned value.
  • Formulation of negotiation parameters, analysis and interpretation of commercial data and demonstration of flexibility whilst achieving negotiation objectives.
  • Management of claims, mitigation and advising on defence of claims, including analysis of the various parties' positions.

What the client is looking for:

  • Good knowledge of how the various commercial activities interrelate and are applied on work streams, projects and programmes.
  • Effective deployment of market information in strategy development.
  • Able to produce estimates for schemes; able to deliver construction cost analyses.
  • Knowledge of JCT, ICE and NEC forms and ability to manage contract administration
  • Knowledge of construction case law; ability to plan and deliver cost management.
  • Detailed project management knowledge; experience of managing customer and supplier relationships.

Hunter Merrifield, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Assistant Commercial Manager

  • Up to £209 per day

Assistant Commercial Manager

Pay - £208.92 per day

Duration - 6 months

Location - remote

Start - ASAP

What the role includes:

  • Identify, negotiate and implement contract & framework agreements which deliver high value for money
  • Maintain accurate auditable records of procurement process compliance
  • Assist reviews/negotiations of contracts during their term to ensure continued fitness for purpose with respect to scope, budget and performance change, risk and be responsible, day to day, for the development, negotiation and agreement of TfL Change Requests.
  • Plan and engage with users to understand contract specifications and with suppliers to develop profile of delivery capability
  • Build into contract & framework developments, TfL's sustainable procurement obligations and preferences including assurance of procurement authority level adherence
  • Conduct procurement process in a collaborative manner (advice, tendering, evaluation award & contract management) efficiently using preferred technology-based methods
  • Build supplier, category and market understanding through performance management, research and stakeholder briefings
  • Engage with CIPS (or similar) professional training. Deputise for immediate manager from time to time
  • Prepare timely and accurate management information (e.g. lead buyer reports) covering aspects of stakeholder engagement in the procurement process lifecycle.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Qualified to CIPS professional standard or equivalent.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of current domestic and EU legislative requirements and proven experience in applying these to day-to-day procurement activities and documentation.
  • Computer literate and experienced in use of standard spreadsheet and WP software packages.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to influence others through presentations, negotiation and written reports at all levels, i.e. up to Director level within TfL and up to Managing Director level externally.
  • Proven resource management and skills to be able to prioritise work in a highly pressurised environment.
  • Proven experience in commercial negotiations for procurements for at least two life cycles.
  • Experience of managing a small team of specialists and /or ability to prioritise and work on own initiative.
  • Experience in contract/purchase order management and administration and proven experience in using supporting office systems. Some experience of using SAP is desirable.
  • Experience in preparing, reviewing and agreeing Contract terms and conditions and commercial schedules.

Hunter Merrifield, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Senior Programme Officer - Building Safety

  • Up to £26 per hour

Senior Programme Officer - Building Safety

Duration - 3 months

Pay - £25.68ph

Location - remote

Start - asap

Hours - 35 PW

Our client is a leading regulatory body based in central London. They are looking for an experienced Programme Officer to provide a professional lead on administration of the organisation's investment programmes established to improve the safety standards of existing homes in London.

Duties include but aren't limited to:

  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with investment partners to support effective administration of the building safety investment programmes.
  • Use professional judgement to support the effective use and management of public sector resources to maximum benefit of local communities.
  • Manage the procurement of services required by the programme or project in line with procurement procedures.
  • Ensure that all funding is appropriately safeguarded and utilised and risk management is embedded in all aspects of delivery and reporting.
  • Analyse, assess and interpret funding bids from applicants. Manage the subsequent investment programme, ensuring key milestones are achieved. Ensure project and programme performance is accurately maintained in line with reporting requirements.
  • Grow and maintain a thorough understanding of building safety and quality issues affecting residential buildings in London.
  • Implement Mayoral or government policy initiatives and funding opportunities as they arise to support housing objectives.
  • Ensure relevant residents and leaseholders are kept informed about remediation progress for buildings in receipt of funding.
  • Use commercial and professional experience to provide constructive challenge through the use of commercial skills, business acumen and innovation and work with partners, including local authorities, to evaluate local priorities and targets and delver cost effective development solutions.
  • Manage the delivery of compliance audits and ensure shortcomings in process are addressed.
  • Take a lead on specific technical building safety policy areas as needed to provide a strategic lead across the building safety team and support advice to the Mayor and other key stakeholders.

Hunter Merrifield, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Corporate Executive - Mat cover

  • £21000 - £23000 per annum

Corporate Executive - Mat cover

Type - Temporary

Start Date - 9th August 2021 - 31st March 2022 (with a possible extension)

Salary - £21,500 - £23,000

Office Location - W1/work from home once initial training is complete

Interviews - wk commencing 19th July 2021

Our client is a leading Marketing association, looking for a bright and enthusiastic individual to provide an effective and efficient advice service to all enquirers (both consumers and from the industry) into the office on all aspects of preference services.

This role would suit a school leaver looking to explore and expand their experience within customer service and administration.

Key responsibilities

  1. Provide advice and guidance to consumers
  • Answer consumer telephone queries
  • Manage and process the handling of complaints including logging of company responses
  • Check consumer entries on the on-line computer
  • Prepare and send correspondence as appropriate
  • Prepare reports of activity for management where applicable
  • Keep all data files updated & accurate and identify any problems to the Manager, as well as the relevant suppliers.

  1. Provide administrative and clerical support
  • Respond to email queries
  • Answering telephone queries
  • Receive and sort mail as required
  • Manage the process of registration
  • Liaison with telephone marketers, consumers, Information Commissioner's Office, Subscribers, and Suppliers, as required

  1. General duties
  • Liaise with outside suppliers as required
  • In conjunction with appropriate staff, ensure that Office, and Health and Safety procedures are complied with
  • Undertake such other tasks and duties i.e. reception cover as may be required from time to time.

Hunter Merrifield, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Commercial/Project Support Officer

  • Up to £180 per day

Commercial/Project Support Officer

Start Date - ASAP

End date - 21/11/21

PAYE - £180.05 PAYE

The role is inside IR35

Our client is a leader within the transportation industry, who are looking for an experienced project support officer to assist them on an interim period.

Job details:

  • Experience working with or alongside a Local Borough (Desirable).
  • Basic Commercial Experience (Essential)
  • Experience of collecting and analyse data using Excel (I.e. Intermediate excel skills with the ability to use pivot tables and formulas like sumif, vlookups, etc) (essential)
  • Experience using SAP for invoicing (Desirable)
  • Able to present effective during meeting and covey message in a clear and concise manner (Essential)
  • Undertake Project Control activities and prepare reports for the GLA (Essential)
  • Building working relationships and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing (Essential)
  • Ability to working in multi-disciplinary matrix-managed environments reporting to more than one person (Essential)
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office 365 including SharePoint and MS Teams (Essential)
  • Taking personal responsibility and accountability for work (Essential)

Hunter Merrifield, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Committee Manager

  • £45000 - £46000

Job Purpose:

To provide high quality committee services support for team, its key decision-making bodies and committees and any other board/committees of the authority as required; to provide day-to-day line management of relevant members of the Committee Services Team and Group staff as allocated. 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • To provide high quality clerking support to the Authority to ensure that the meetings and papers, its key decision-making committees and any other board/committees of the Authority as required are organised and managed to the highest standards

  • To undertake the full range of related activities including managing work programmes, scheduling of meetings, preparation of reports and agenda, drafting of accurate records of meetings and the provision of support for the scrutiny projects in accordance with the Directorate’s policies and procedures

  • To provide appropriate and timely procedural and business management advice to the chairs and members of the relevant bodies and senior officers to enable to meet its legal and statutory requirements in respect of its committee procedures and processes, timescales and business planning

  • To develop and maintain effective working relationships with Member Officers within the Secretariat, Senior Officers within the organisations to ensure appropriate and effective management of Assembly and committee business and continuous improvement in meeting-related activities, ensuring that all relevant people are properly briefed on key issues in advance of meetings. That early warning of issues is provided in a timely and effective manner and to initiate, co-ordinate and monitor action taken to implement decisions of committees and other bodies

  • To manage relevant members of the Committee Services Team and Group staff as allocated

  • To provide and/or support for the Committee Services Manager in managing day-to-day committee business, servicing meetings as required, providing staff resource to support meetings across the entire team’s area of responsibilities as required and undertaking such related duties as allocated

  • Contribute to the development, implementation and management of the governance framework, ensuring that business is conducted in accordance with policies and the Committee Services team’s ISO accredited Quality Management System

Person Specification:

  • Proven track record of success in managing formal committee meetings involving the decision-making processes in a high-profile and/or political organisation

  • Evidence of ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation

  • Awareness of current affairs

  • Proven track record of success in managing staff / teams

If you feel you fit the above criteria or would like more information on this role, please apply today.

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