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Global Procurement Manager, EPCM, £90k

Global Procurement Manager, EPCM, £90k

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    £70000 - £90000 per annum + package

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    Geoff Hunt

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    over 1 year ago

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Role: Global Category Manager - Engineering & Construction Services (EPC, EPCM, Civils, M&P, E&I)

Hybrid: London, only 2 days a week in office - or less if preferred

Salary: £70-90k + package

Excellent greenfield opportunity to sculpt, lead and influence within a PE-backed company leading the way in sustainable recycling and driving forwards the circular economy.

Greenfield role perfect for an experienced Category Manager with experience of Engineering & Construction Services across EPC, EPCM, Civils, M&P, E&I to bring best practice expertise to an exciting company embarking on a procurement transformation programme. You will sculpt and create global strategic category management with a high degree of visibility within the company.

Perfect role to hit the ground running in a fast-paced environment. The preferred candidate will be given the freedom to heavily influence the development of the category and the procurement function within a growing firm.

You will responsible for:

  • The development and implementation of global category and sourcing strategies for the specified category/subcategories
  • Full commercial management of the category - managing all associated commercial activity to achieve value creation and minimise the total cost of ownership
  • Development of long-term value generation and risk mitigation strategies
  • Driving compliance to sourcing strategies in functional areas and proactively manage contract and vendor performance
  • Leading all procurement portfolio activities including market engagement, tender processes, commercial and contract negotiations, vendor performance and supplier risk management
  • Providing guidance and support to Regional Procurement Managers in line with category plans

Person Specification

  • Experience of >€100M construction projects would be advantageous; knowledge of NEC and FIDIC contracts would be advantageous; experience of leading negotiations with EPCs / EPCMs globally is essential and specific experience of Asia and USA markets is advantageous
  • Commercially astute, with experience of assessing external supply markets and skilled in developing (and translating opportunities) into long term category plans/ strategies
  • Knowledge and experience of leading tools, techniques and processes covering category strategy development
  • Ability to lead, persuade, influence internal business partners through a period of change, managing the transition and implementation of category management led procurement approach - tactically and strategically
  • Adept at drafting /reviewing/ negotiating contracts including MSAs and Global Framework Agreements
  • Willing to travel internationally