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Technical Officer - LHC
  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: LHC00011
  • Published: Fri 04/09/2020, 9:11 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 18/09/2020, 9:11 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £33948 - £37842 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: To be confirmed

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Technical Officer - LHC

About us

LHC is a not-for-profit procurement organisation with over fifty years' experience of housing and construction. We are a leading provider of free-to-use framework agreements used by local authorities, social landlords and other public sector bodies to procure works, products and services for the construction, refurbishment and maintenance of social housing and public buildings.

About the role

This is a key appointment within a rapidly expanding organisation. LHC is based in Uxbridge and provides specialist procurement, technical and project monitoring services related to building programmes undertaken by public sector bodies, to enhance local communities. They are a not-for-profit "dot gov" central purchasing body, established and well respected throughout the sector.

Their mission is to be the recognised centre of excellence for procurement in the UK by ensuring that every pound spent on the construction and refurbishment of public buildings and social housing adds to the quality of life enjoyed by the communities we serve.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed, personable and pragmatic professional with

demonstrable knowledge of the building and construction sector to support the Group Technical

Manager providing technical research and support services to the Technical Procurement Operations team and the wider LHC Group. This would broadly include the following activities:

  • Research and create technical tender and evaluation documentation templates.
  • Provide advice, guidance, and support to LHC Group on Technical Framework matters, including change management relating to contractors, performance,+ and quality standards.
  • KPIs formulation, implementation, collection and reporting for management actions
  • Provide proactive management of all annual & cyclical review of framework operators.

About you

The successful candidate will through regular communication and interaction with suppliers, professional bodies, clients, and colleagues aid in the development delivery of a full range of procurement frameworks and services to LHC Members / clients.

Their focus will be to maintain effective liaison and contact with all relevant parties during framework development to ensure satisfactory outcomes for all concerned that meet LHC clients' expectations. There after they will conduct post contract reviews for the benefit of all parties - the client, LHC and the appointed company - identifying areas for continuous improvement.

What you need

To be organised, accurate, detail orientated, independent and a reliable team player.

Excellent communication skills acquired and developed across all business arenas.

Committed to delivering exceptional levels of customer service

Experience of building construction and/or building maintenance environments from site feasibility through to final building / project completion and handover.

A well-founded understanding of construction project management techniques and construction methodologies.

Awareness of public sector procurement practices and the social housing sector.

What we offer

Basic salary starting salary £33,948 p.a. (inc. London weighting)

An annual performance bonus based on personal and company targets.

Public Sector Pension scheme.

28 days holiday plus public holidays.

36 hour week.

Personal training and development plan.

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What to do next

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY ONLINE. If you are interested in applying contact me directly, Stuart Lippitt, by email - or mobile phone 07824471662 and I will give you more details.