Procurement Manager – Civils & Rail (permanent position)

North London
£55000/annum £55K (Dependent on experience)
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
About this Role:

My client is a World Leading International Civil Engineering Contractor with several strategically placed offices throughout the UK.

They are involved in several Major Civil Engineering projects in London currently.

Position Description

To establish, maintain and improve the control and effectiveness of the buying function in line with Company policy and Business objectives.

Key Accountabilities:

Send out tender sub-contract and materials enquiries for assessment and use by Estimator/ Site Management team. Manage the return of timely quotations, arrange and head up mid tender Supplier meetings, analyse responses and recommend suitable Companies for inclusion into our tender submissions

At Contract stage, working with the Site Management team, review Procurement strategy, agree targets, assess the necessity for additional enquiries, analyse  Supplier and Sub-Contract quotes, lead negotiations and close deals. Emphasis on Quality, Programme and price.

Generally, liaise with site management on both sub-contract and materials procurement and agree critical programme dates within a procurement schedule.

Attend meetings at office or site locations as necessary. To keep up to date with business objectives and internal policy. To work in line with the company HSEQS procedures and objectives.

Required Experience

Have a minimum 15 years` experience in the Construction industry with 10 years in Procurement. Fully conversant with the sub-markets in Construction sector in particular Civils and Rail.

Be computer literate and able to work with usual IT packages plus bespoke database and document storage packages.

Knowledge of common use sub-contract documents including  FCEC, DOM, ECC and GC works I.

Extensive knowledge of trades and materials in Civil Engineering and Rail sectors

Flexible and adaptable working within a fully integrated office based department as well as Site based teams

Time Management skills working to tight deadlines

Excellent Negotiating skills

Employer Description

My client is one of the UK`s leading engineering solutions providers, delivering integrated consulting, project delivery and operations and maintenance services to major blue-chip customers in targeted market sectors.

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK