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Procurement Business Partner

Procurement Business Partner

  • Location

    South London, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £85000 per annum + car allowance and package

  • Contact:

    Sheila Harris

  • Contact email:

    sheila.harris@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J12660_1553765557

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-27

  • Startdate:

    28/03/2019

Procurement Business Partner - CAPEX & Construction (EPC) - £70000 - £85K

Our client is a Major Global Utilities organisation undergoing significant growth - as a result, they are seeking an experienced and high-profile Procurement professional, who has strong experience of designing and developing global Procurement Strategy for complex, high value CAPEX & Construction (EPC) projects

Role:

This is a newly created role where the jobholder will act in a Procurement Business Partner capacity - operating as the key interface between Procurement and the Stakeholder community. In turn the, the jobholder will define Global Procurement Strategy for complex, high value CAPEX & Construction (EPC) projects ensuring the stakeholder community are bought into the commercial solution. Furthermore, the jobholder will operate in a Project Management capacity, co-ordinating the execution and associated mobilisation of the Procurement programme

Therefore, key responsibilities will be:

  • Work closely with stakeholders Work closely with C-Suite stakeholders, including Engineering Product Owners to roll out Procurement strategy and to ensure appropriate implementation and execution throughout the business
  • Take ownership of end to end Procurement projects - managing stakeholder expectations and ensuring timely execution of sourcing activities in line with pre-agreed project plan
  • Manage budgets to leverage key savings throughout the EPC contracts Change management programme.

Experience:

  • Proven experience in the design and development of Procurement Strategy for complex, high value CAPEX & Construction (EPC) projects
  • Core procurement skills complimented with strong technical expertise - ideally in the field of Oil & Gas, Utilities, Construction or FMCG industries
  • Have proven experience of truly leading change programmes - not someone who will simply 'follow' engineering recommendation but take ownership of leading changes up to implementation.
  • You will ideally have a background from within Petrochemical Industry, Industrial Gases or Construction Industry and have a passion for procurement.
  • Strong negotiation skills understanding negotiation leverages which will bring about cost savings and commercial benefit
  • Proven stakeholder engagement ability of C Suite management team, along with purchasing, and engineering
  • Ability to work on an international basis (one to two trips per quarter)
  • Graduate with Chemical Engineering preferred