Contact details

07970 659846

vfhunt@keme.co.uk

Useful contacts

Waste professionals should join the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management www.ciwm.co.uk

For excellent CIPS training in procurement go to the Essex and Suffolk School of Purchasing www.essp.info

For a high quality interim management offer perfectly tailored to your requirements, go to SOLACE in Business: www.solace.org.uk

Procurement and programme management work

  • London Borough of Ealing:
    • 2016 to 2018- Put together the procurement document set, supported the competitive dialogue and project managed the evaluation for the London and soon to be national Joint Out of Hours Telephony service
    • 2017 to 2018- Put together the procurement document set for the Joint Waste Enforcement Competitive Procedure with Negotiation (3 London Boroughs and set to expand) and project managed the evaluation thereof
    • 2019 to 2020- undertook a mini competition under a YPO framework for vehicle maintenance for Greener Ealing Limited and project managed the mobilisation. Tailored the mini competition template, generated the evaluation spreadsheet and managed the procurement portal
  • London Borough of Hackney:
    • 2016 to 2018- Put together the procurement document set and project managed the evaluations for the 3 lot framework for professional services (property valuation) and the 2 lot lightning protection testing and installation framework. Undertook extensive market testing (post PIN) on a multi- department professional services framework for construction based consultancy
  • Guildford Borough Council:
    • 2015 to 2020- put together the procurement document set and supported the competitive dialogue and then a subsequent restricted procedure process for the Walnut Bridge and undertook a large number of other procurements including mini competitions from ESPO frameworks across a number of categories including rail station feasibility, museum redevelopment architect, pop up container village and a homelessness intervention restricted procedure. Supported soft testing (post PIN) for a community theatre concession, broadband and joint use property development.
  • Hackney Homes: Programme managed the evaluation of the tenders for seven lots under an OJEU compliant procurement for specialist building maintenance services. Work undertaken under a very compressed timescale; and included the development of evaluation spreadsheets for each lot to allow the most economically advantageous tender for each lot to be selected.
    • Structured the mobilisation thereafter with structured topics for particular meetings e.g. customer liaison, works ordering and health and safety etc
    • Board reporting- highlight/ checkpoint reporting, risk controls and resource planning
    • Programme included the update of the Universal Housing database with the bid back rates
  • South Norfolk Council: Procurement lead and programme manager for the re- procurement of the South Norfolk Internal Audit Consortium through the competitive dialogue route. This is a joint service whose customers include: Great Yarmouth Council, Breckland Council, The Broads Authority, Broadland Council, North Norfolk Council and South Norfolk
    • In the role of Commissioning Manager for South Norfolk put in place measures to ensure compliance, including staff training in procurement, overhaul of the contracts register and the development of the Council's Purchasing Officer
    • Programme managed the relocation of CNC Building Control from Broadland to South Norfolk Council including TUPE, physical relocation, IT overhaul etc
    • Undertook soft market testing ( post PIN) in the property development and internal audit categories
    • Advised on the procurement status of joint venture companies for housing development
  • Chiltern and Wycombe District Councils
    • March 2010 to September 2012. Programme/ project manager for the competitive dialogue procurement of a new joint waste service between Chiltern and Wycombe District Councils.
    • The team generated savings of circa £1.5 million generated on joint budgets of circa £8.9 million.
    • The programme included CRM, IT, HR (TUPE) in addition to the procurement project itself.
  • Buckinghamshire Council
    • August 2018 to October 2020. Programme managed the competitive dialogue re- procurement of waste collection services on behalf of the former Wycombe, Chiltern and South Bucks Councils. The procurement was integrated into the work programme of the new Buckinghamshire Council following its vesting.
  • Essex and Suffolk School of Purchasing
    • Delivery of CIPS courses in 2015 and previous years at Level 5 and Level 6 including:-
    • Improving the Competitiveness of Supply Chains (L5)
    • Managing Risks in Supply Chains (L5)
    • Sustainability (L5)
    • Programme and Project Management (L6)
    • Supply Chain Diligence (L6)
  • Local Partnerships LLP, Gateway Reviews, Team Leader
    • Active reduction of business risks for PFI projects through constructive external challenge (ongoing).
  • Herefordshire and Worcestershire Waste PFI
    • Interim Project Manager. December 2008 to July 2009
    • Established core project documents to re-establish project on PRINCE 2 lines; advised Board, produced communications plan, advised on recruitment of advisors, rebuilt certain stakeholder relations

Contact details

07970 659846

vfhunt@keme.co.uk

Useful contacts

Waste professionals should join the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management www.ciwm.co.uk

For excellent CIPS training in procurement go to the Essex and Suffolk School of Purchasing www.essp.info

For a high quality interim management offer perfectly tailored to your requirements, go to SOLACE in Business: www.solace.org.uk