Head of In life Services - Existing Technology Hardware & Service at Crown Commercial Services, 3 Months, London, £Contract Rate

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  • London, UK
  • Nov 19, 2020
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

England, London | Business support,Management,Technology | Start: ASAP | Duration: 3 months

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Job description


Head of In life Services -  Existing Technology Hardware & Service call off procurements –INSIDE IR35


Remote / London 


We are currently searching for experienced Head of In life Services -  Existing Technology Hardware & Service call off procurements that we are recruiting for on behalf of Crown Commercial Services for a 3-month contract.

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As a Head of In life Services, you will: 


  • Be accountable for the management of all awarded CCS Frameworks and Dynamic Purchasing systems. These agreements are used by the Public Sector to procure the following items:-
    • IT Hardware & peripherals
    • COTS Software
    • IT Services - Design, Implementation, Large Projects and Inlife services (SIAM, SIEM)
    • Technology for Education
    • Technology for Traffic Management
    • Innovation


  • Manage the existing teams for Technology Product & Services - including recruiting to fill vacancies within the team
  • Ensure the operational processes and procedures for maintaining these agreements are followed.
  • Forecast & report on spend, savings and income; 
  • Ensure customer (Public Sector organisations) queries for the procurement of products and services are responded to successfully.
  • Ensure a level playing field for suppliers to bid for Public Sector business. Implementing SRM.
  • Ensure the implementation of Social Value via the agreements.
  • Market the agreements to CCS and Public Sector employees
  • Be responsible for the Creation of a UK wide business plan on how to deliver against the key objectives for TP&S over the next 4 years.
  • Be responsible for the Implementation of new IT Hardware and Services procurement strategies and agreements as required.
  • Lead on Training and development of the existing team, and new recruits in procurement.
  • Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of the Government Commercial Organisation, Crown Commercial Service and the Pillar.


You’ll have:

  • Experience in leading and managing commercial teams;
  • Experience in Sourcing IT Hardware, or IT Services
  • Deep knowledge of the IT Hardware and or IT Services market and application of the various Commercial models and approaches that exist
  • Commercial acumen including proven delivery of savings and experience of budgetary and resource management;
  • Understanding of EU procurement legislation;
  • Outstanding stakeholder management skills, including ability to engage, influence and positively challenge in complex key customer and strategic supplier environments;
  • Excellent supplier relationship management skills
  • Well developed analytical, organisational and creative problem solving skills;
  • Ability to relate business strategy into deliverable business solutions and operational delivery outputs;
  • A Delivery focused approach with strong drive, determination and resilience;
  • Excellent communication, with consultative selling skills, and the gravitas to build credible relationships with decision makers 


Additional Requirement

  • Educated to degree level or relevant professional qualification or equivalent (desirable)`
  • MCIPS qualified (desirable