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Procurement Manager / Lead - Highways

Procurement Manager / Lead - Highways

  • Location

    Coventry

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £80000 per annum + & package

  • Contact:

    Geoff Hunt

  • Contact email:

    geoff.hunt@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J691011_1710501422

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-04-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: Procurement Lead - Highways

Salary: £60-75k + car (or car allowance) and benefits

  • (*If you're looking for higher £, let me know and we can potentially revisit)

Office Location: Coventry

Office: Ideally 2 days office (though could be less) + 3 days WFH

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The role is with a leading contractor that is continuing to win numerous competitive bids, with a very healthy pipeline of roles.

Exciting remit to lead major procurement programmes across significant infrastructure, capital works on Highway (or Railway if preferred) projects. Perfect for a professional looking to lead from the front and own strategy, as well as rolling sleeves up and leading on negotiations and commercial excellence. Fantastic team and culture.

Ideally, they are looking for someone who can:

  1. Lead the strategic end-to-end procurement for either Highways or Rail
  2. Develop, implement and track performance/delivery of the PPP collaborating with the project commercial and delivery teams
  3. Compile the procurement schedule for all plant, materials, equipment and subcontract requirements for the project
  4. Responsible for mapping out the project supply base and lead strategic engagement with the supply chain across all expenditure categories
  5. Manage procurement of key materials, plant and equipment specific to the project through robust RFQ processes, negotiation, recommendation and contract/supply chain management
  6. Establish performance-led, long-term supplier relationships focusing on value for money, service & product quality and continuous improvement to drive competitive advantage

Who has the following:

  1. Experience working with highways/rail projects, as well as broader Civils/Construction/Infrastructure
  2. Strategic end-to-end procurement

If interested, please apply as soon as possible