Procurement Manager - Manchester

Job Ref:  LA 2378

Industry:  Procurement

Salary:  Excellent Salary and Benefits

Location: United Kingdom

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: Oct 5, 2016

Job Role:

• Work closely with senior managers / share increased workload
• Manage the external supply chain to meet the demands of and deliver best value for the projects.
• To provide projects with a best value service to the operational teams.
• To drive best procurement practice on Projects; installing discipline and policing procurement controls by ensuring compliance with Core Process.
• To demonstrate that our procurement activities are aligned to meeting the Groups objectives by:
• Proactively manage the supply chain's performance on a project basis
• Ensuring the implementation and delivery of the Group Procurement activities in accordance with the current Procurement Processes and Procedures
• Delivering bottom line profit through extraordinary individual performance
• Will have had generalised experience assisting in all aspects of single and 2 stage tender processes.
• Experience in production of tender lists for line manager approval.
• Will be able to prepare Invitations to Tender (ITT) including liaising with other members of project teams.
• Will have had experience in analysis of tender returns.
• Able to interrogate bids and hold mid and post bid meetings.
• Able to produce recommendations for basic packages.
• Able to produce basic subcontract documents.

Tactical / Operational

• Ensure the best value subcontract and material supply to each project backed up by robust procurement documentation
• Supporting preferred vendor relationships to facilitate enhanced value delivery from the supply chain
• Maintaining and enhance supply chain relationships
• Co-ordinating Tender Lists when appropriate with Work Winning,

Management and Project Teams

• Producing Procurement reports for Projects and Business Unit as required.
• Participating and/or leading specific projects and initiatives.
• Formulation of Tender Enquiry documents and issue
• Receive, manage and resolve tender queries/clarifications where applicable
• Analyse and compare tender returns, conclude evaluation and provide recommendation to relevant parties
• Attend post tender /pre contract meetings as and when necessary
• Formalise relevant supplier and subcontract documentation – including but not limited to Purchase Orders, E-commerce and Plant Hire.

Essential Qualities:

• A Procurement professional with a construction background
• Analytical
• Communication 3 Facilitation
• Decision Making
• Financial 3 Commercial
• Legal
• Planning
• Relationship Management
• Previous Procurement experience essential


• Coins cost management system experience
• Knowledge / use of A-Site or other similar document control systems
• BIM / Digital Engineering
• MCIPS qualified or studying to achieving this.


An attractive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Contact Details

If you are interested in the role and would like to apply or discuss the role and project in more detail please either email me or call me on +44 1995 605137.


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