Project Procurement Manager
Project Procurement Manager (ECML) for Rail Electrification supporting project procurement actives including bid and tendering support:
This role will be based in our clients Yorkshire offices with a requirement to travel other offices. flexibility will be key to success in this role.
What are my responsibilities?
Early Involvement for bids and tendering activity
Participate in project meetings as project core team member to exert a shaping influence at an early stage and to optimize internal workflows and processes, compliant with procurement policies and Project Procurement standards.
Implement procurement processes and controls into the project and informing all involved in Procurement to deliver optimum impact of cost-optimization potential (Procurement plan, target-costing) and other Procurement targets and to meet requirements relating to deadlines and quality.
Apply Procurement regulations as per Compliance and organization standards.
Strategy definition and implementation
Working with the Alliance Procurement team derive Procurement strategies within the project ensuring their implementation (in particular pooling or utilization of master contracts), as well as identify solution approaches and integrate diverse objectives to achieve the project and the strategic Procurement targets
Analyse scope of supply and contract agreements within our clients project scope, carry out risk analyses and introduce negotiation recommendations together with Commodity Management (where required) to prepare for negotiations with suppliers (back-to-back where appropriate) and to initiate appropriate measures.
Negotiation and contract drafting
Representing our client within the Alliance, head up contractual and price negotiations and/or support the project buyers responsible for particular material fields (in particular those not covered by any Commodity Management) to secure project targets with optimum conditions. Utilize suitable contract templates which meet the requirements of both our client and the REAL Alliance, ensuring compliance with signature protocol.
Provide supplier information to the project and conduct project-specific supplier evaluations (project evaluations).
Risk and opportunity management
Identify particular Procurement risks, opportunities and market forces during the project together with the Commodity Management to avoid potential damage / exploit potential opportunities through tailored risk and claim management (e.g. contractual framework
What do I need to qualify for the role?
It is essential that candidate has proven strategic Procurement experience and will be qualified to CIPS level or equivalent.
Experience in managing a virtual team of internal cross-functional partners.
Have excellent communication skills at all levels.
Be able to collaborate internally and with external customers.
Experience of working with Cross functional teams in a Bid & Project Management environment.
Ideally intermediate knowledge of: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint & SAP experience.
Knowledge of purchase to pay systems is desirable but not essential.
Our client provides innovative solutions to help tackle the UK's major challenges. Our client has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 13 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices. Today the company employs over 13,760 people in the UK, including about 5,000 in the manufacturing sector. Last year's revenues were £3.36 billion. Electrification, automation and digitalization are the long-term growth fields of our client. In order to take full advantage of the market potential in these fields, our businesses are bundled into nine divisions and healthcare as a separately managed business.
Our client offers a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance and pension. Through our flexible benefits scheme you can select benefits that best suit your lifestyle, including private healthcare.