Project Procurement Manager
Based in Ashby this role will organise, control and monitor all procurement activities for projects and introduces Procurement strategies targeting maximum contribution to the operating result and guaranteeing the observance to the Procurement processes, achieving savings targets, maximising efficiency opportunities and ensuring value for money. Spend amounting up to £40 million sterling over a three year period, including the purchase of subcontracts, professional services, goods and services
What are my responsibilities?
Participate in project meetings as project core team member to exert a shaping influence at an early stage and to optimise procurement, internal workflows and processes and procurement policies.
Early Involvement and working within Project Procurement standards, compliance and policies.
Implement procurement processes and controls into the project and informing all involved in Procurement to deliver optimum impact of cost-optimisation potential (Procurement plan, target-costing) and other Procurement targets
Meet requirements relating to deadlines and quality.
Apply Procurement regulations as per compliance and organization standards.
Working with the project to deliver Procurement strategies within the project ensuring their implementation (in particular, pooling or utilization of master contracts)
Identify solution approaches and integrate diverse objectives to achieve the project and the strategic procurement targets
Analyse scope of supply and contract agreements within the 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.
Lead contractual and price negotiations and/or support the Commodity Managers responsible for particular material fields to secure project targets with optimum conditions.
Utilise suitable contract templates which meet requirements, ensuring compliance with signature protocol.
Provide supplier information to the projects and conduct project-specific supplier evaluations (project evaluations).
Identify 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.