Project Procurement Manager

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United Kingdom
Gas and Power
Business Unit
Full Time / Part Time
Experience Level
not defined

We are looking for an experienced Project Procurement Manager to develop and deliver Procurement strategy for allocated Projects with a sound knowledge of Sub-Contract packages, products and services with techniques/skills associated with ‘Obtaining best value’ results for the Business.   

Whilst we have a fantastic flexible working policy, there will be a need to be in our Manchester office on a regular basis.

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Your profile

  • Sound educational background – A levels, and a degree in a relevant subject or equivalent.
  • Ideally holding or working towards:
    - CIPS qualification level 6 and working towards MCIPS or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a procurement department.
  • Commercial / contractual experience in negotiating Terms and Conditions for:
    - Individual Purchases up to £10M in Value
    - Management of Commodities with spend up to £5M per annum.
    - Negotiation of Frameworks with spend over £10M per annum.
  • Strong knowledge of purchasing techniques and skills associated with the procurement of manufacturing and project equipment, goods and services.
  • A sound knowledge of contract law, with practical experience of their application to procurement projects.
  • Expertise in utilising logistical concepts, including in depth knowledge of INCOTERMS.
  • Experience of giving presentations /chairing meetings

Your responsibilities

  • Responsibility for allocated projects including A & B with typical volumes of £20m to £100m
  • Develop closer relationships with Strategic/key suppliers.
  • Build upon the positive relationships already developed with other Divisions in the UK, identifying ‘Best Practices’ and motivating the businesses to achieve critical goals.
  • Identify opportunities to maximise the benefits of e-Business solutions, SAP functionality and the introduction and implementation of new initiatives. 
  • Deputise as appropriate within the Procurement department as required.
  • Play an active role in the tendering process on category B or applicable to business unit to enable cost competitive offering to customers whilst ensuring compliance with procurement LoA process.
  •  Ensure that Terms & Conditions secured with Suppliers cover the Risk Criteria in line with the procurement strategy.
  • Proactively identify and raise awareness of potential supply chain and instigate actions to mitigate within the business.
  • Lead supplier development on specified strategic commodities, normally with a value £5m>
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the business unit action plan, ensuring that all the activities are targeted in order to move the Division closer to World Class status.
  • Abide by all business compliance requirements in line with Company policies, for example Business Conduct Guidelines & Confidential Information.
  • Perform other duties as required by the Procurement Manager
  • Act as Commodity Leader for specific strategic commodities.
  • Source, assess, develop and maintain supplier relationships to ensure short term Project objectives and long-term company objectives.
  • Develop a Procurement strategy to provide structured & professional support to the commercial / tendering managers in the selection and negotiation on B Projects of ‘Suppliers / Subcontractors’.
  • Manage quality and delivery of all purchases to project timescales, objectives and equipment specification.
  • Actively support the Procurement Managers objectives to ensure the goals of the organisation are delivered and provide a lead for others in the Procurement team.
  • Place orders against fully authorised requisitions and ensure timely and correct close out of the purchase process including resolving invoice queries.

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Our benefits package includes a generous base salary, annual bonus, and we celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you. We offer 26 days holiday (which increases with service), up to 10% pension contribution match, an excellent company share scheme and employee discounts just to name a few.