Procurement Manager

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - North West England, Lancashire - Leigh
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000pa basic
REF: 119078
Contact Name: Vildan Cifci
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Our client is a national civil contractor, they are seeking to appoint a Procurement Manager to join the based in the North West. You will be involved in large civil infrastructure projects, anything from air, rail, bridge repairs, station platform extensions and building substations.


The successful candidate will have the experience of managing and developing regional procurement resources. They will have at least 6 years experience ad have a CIPS diploma in level 4 or above.


The role:

  • Propose the procurement strategy for the regional operating unit and develop the regional supply chain to suit the demand
  • Provide market competitive procurement solutions and value for money
  • Provide an effective and professional service in the procurement of sub-contractors and materials
  • Supply chain management
  • Improve supply chain performance

Key Responsibilities:



  • Providing a comprehensive procurement service for all projects in the regional operating unit(s)
  • Deliver a consistent procurement approach across all projects within the regional operating unit from work winning / pre construction stage
  • Demonstrate best overall value for money in the procurement recommendations
  • Ensure a robust negotiation process us applied in the engagement process
  • Ensure contract arrangements and package details are comprehensive and protect the business in its dealings with suppliers and sub contractors

Supply Chain Management

  • Develop an accredited and structured supply chain that is aligned to the regional operating unit(s)
  • Consistently monitor the market place to ensure awareness of pricing trends, risk and opportunity
  • Continuously seek out and assess new supply chain members to meet regional operating unit project demand
  • Monitor supply chain performance, workload and financial status to protect the corporate position
  • Develop the supply chain
  • Work with the regional operations director and functional manager to manage poor performance


  • Manage regional procurement resources to deliver a consistent and integrated approach
  • Work with procurement and project teams to drive continuous improvement
  • Develop and forge closer relationships with the strategic supply chain to encourage a culture of inclusive interaction and learning
  • Work harmoniously as a member of the procurement team
  • Attend regional supply chain events to promote and sell company services


  • Actively contribute to the future development of the company procurement strategy
  • Compliance with procurement process, procedures and company ethics

Skills / Experience:

  • Excellent communication
  • Ability to build excellent relationships
  • Good motivator and team player
  • Good product and supplier knowledge
  • Good time management
  • MS Package knowledge