Procurement Evaluator - Administration - PA - West Midlands - 148
Procurement Evaluator required for a Government client based West Midlands, Coventry.
The client requires a large team of evaluators to review procurement questionnaires and tenders. This an operational role where candidates will be expected to meet targets and be able to articulate how they have reached the decisions they have made.
The procurement evaluator must:
Hold a GCSE grade C or equivalent in Maths and English Language
Be able to learn how to use an online IT system in a short time frame.
Have experience of interpreting written and numerical information
Summarise findings concisely
Have attention to detail
Have experience of managing their own workload and meeting targets
Agree and sign confidentiality and conflict of interest agreements
Preference will be given to:
Those that are Degree qualified or equivalent
Those that have previous experience in working in an education and training setting (preferably further or higher education but not early years)
Those with procurement evaluation experience
Provide a robust evaluation service in-line with published specification, evaluator instructions and other agreed supporting guidance.
Undertake independent evaluation of allocated bids and required joint self-moderation, as described in roles and responsibilities document.
Utilise online evaluation system to record and produce high-quality, accurate and concise rationales to support your decision-making, following bid evaluation.
Make revisions to rationales, as required, following self-moderation and qualitative checks.
Meet agreed evaluation targets.
Attend all mandatory training sessions and keep abreast of any updates and changes to guidance documents.
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Developed publicity promotional plan and captured success stories working with National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) Comms Team Dec/Jan 2018
Identified project risks and issues and developed mitigation strategy to overcome blockers
Attended regular project team meetings to report on progress and provide fortnightly updates/input on milestones/status reports for Project Board/Widening Participation Board
High level communication skills - written and verbal, ability to present compelling business case and argument with confidence, negotiation skills (internal and external stakeholders), desk top research and data analysis, content development (slides, papers, briefings as appropriate) excellent project management including risk and issue management, strong attention to detail, creative flair and ability to innovate, interest in diversity and inclusion and knowledge of one of the five areas