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Welcome to Kitt: 

Who we are:  We’re a start-up in the flexible office world offering a new model to the market that’s set to disrupt the industry! We’re on a mission to transform property into thriving workspaces that are optimised to help businesses grow. We’re also a well funded start-up in the early stages, backed by one of London’s major prop-tech investors. In addition we have our Chairman - previous CEO of Fitness First.

We partner with landlords to provide our tenants with tailored managed offices that they can call their own; using the latest technology to help digitise the space (such as facial recognition door entry, virtual receptionists, and VR viewings to name a few). We’re leading the charge in an unexplored segment of the market and hope that you can help us!

Our team is growing and we’re looking for passionate and ambitious individuals to join us  

What you’ll be doing As the first Procurement specialist at Kitt you will be responsible for developing the future strategies and planning for the team moving forward. This is a key role within the company. 

Responsibilities:

Procurement: 

  • Develop sourcing and procurement strategies activities that support key business objectives and requirements and deliver improvements. 
  • Make sure procurement strategy and processes are aligned with overall business strategy and needs. 
  • Ensure the execution of procurement strategies across the business to ensure consistent and high quality value delivery.
  • Implement best practices in procurement and supplier management to support commercial and operational objectives.
  • Ensure the execution of standards, controls, policies, procedures and performance metrics to effectively and efficiently manage the acquisition and reporting of third-party spend across the company.
  • Lead and/or support key contract supplier negotiations. 
  • Conduct business review meetings with key stakeholders to assess risk, review future strategies, and identify potential cost down and improvement opportunities.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with strategic suppliers to assure cost, quality, and delivery targets are met.
  • Train and educate the rest of the team on how to best execute their responsibilities with regard to supplier management. 
  • Oversee the development and execution of sourcing strategies across all spend categories within span of control including targets, timelines and resource plans.
  • Build market intelligence capabilities within the key spend categories. Analyze market and delivery trends so as to develop procurement technologies and processes that support key trends. Update procurement strategies based on changing market conditions.

Pre-contracts Manager

Responsible for leading a project pre-contracts in the following areas

  • Value Engineering
  • Technical Design
  • Costings/Budgets
  • Coordination of design and sub-contractor pricing
  • Specification writing
  • Site Surveys
  • Obtaining contractor quotes and ensuring best value
  • Validating costings and programme with Operations before final presentation or where seen fit.
  • Liaising with Design during the costings process.
  • Ensure the design is compliant
  • Full commercial aspects of projects and ensuring the timely and complete delivery of all handover material to PM once project is secured
  • Providing guidance to design on finishes budget.
  • Work with the team to meet or exceed objectives and targets set by management in all areas.
  • Responsible for ensuring amended JCT contracts to always be validated by Operations before signing

Who you are:

  • Experience in a quantity surveying / estimating / pre contracts role with a D&B company (not a must) or a small to medium main contractor.
  • A good working knowledge of services installations, both electrical and mechanical.
  • A strong awareness of the balance of risk and profit is essential.
  • Good commercial understanding of the market and market values.
  • Experienced negotiator.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

 

Benefits: If you join us, we’ll always make sure you know how much we value your contribution and hard work. A few of our benefits are:   

  • Competitive earnings   
  • Unlimited holiday   
  • Generous stock options   
  • Book budget - add to the Kitt library   
  • Join us for beers on a Friday - soon!

 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Kitt HQ

Clerkenwell House
EC1R 5BL London Directions hello@kittoffices.com 020 3488 3957 View page

The perks 🎉

We love to boast about all of the benefits you receive by joining the team! It's great to be rewarded and at Kitt all of your hard work is hugely appreciated.

Some of our amazing perks include:

  • Unlimited holiday

    We want our team members to be healthy and happy during their time with us, that is why we don't put restrictions on holiday allowance.

  • Share options and a genuinely competitive salary

    When you join us at Kitt, you are a large part of the business and we want you to feel that too.

  • Quarterly Away Days

    Our hugely anticipated away days are a fantastic time to get out of the office and put our ideas together to help to create a better business, followed by a wildly fun social afterwards!

Life at Kitt 🧗‍♂️


Every person at Kitt works extremely hard because they enjoy being a part of building something incredible.

Whist we are very busy transforming the office industry, we do also love letting our hair down and have some incredible perks!

Already working at Kitt?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.

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