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Procurement Project Manager - Capital Projects, Shanghai, China

Procurement Project Manager - Capital Projects, Shanghai, China

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    Geoff Hunt

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Role: Procurement Project Manager - Capital Projects

Location: Shanghai, China

Salary: Competitive

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading global brand with a turnover in the billions that has a focus on sustainable technology in the chemicals/energy space.

Based in Shanghai, you will be part of a forward-thinking team, focused on the delivery of sustainable energy solutions. As a key contributor to the growth of this global business and its journey through procurement transformation you will be responsible for the optimisation and implementation of the project procurement strategy for a major programme which is currently in the design phase. As part of this role, you will manage and build a range of stakeholder relationships both nationally and internationally.

Principal role accountabilities:

  • Ownership of the project procurement plan related to Capital Projects
  • Represent procurement within the project team and to projects key stakeholders in project governance meetings, providing leadership as required
  • Support the Project Manager performance manage FEED consultant
  • Lead selection of, and negotiate contract for EPCm contractor
  • Ensure project procurement plan is mapped out in full, robust and up to date.
  • Ensure the procurement activity for all packages, whether executed by the company or nominated FEED or EPCm consultant are conducted in a competitive and transparent manner and in accordance with project delivery requirements
  • Drive procurement of critical & high value packages in a timely manner, negotiating cost savings and mitigating supply risk on the project
  • Supporting the Supplier Sustainability Development Programme to ensure supplier complies with requirements for sustainability and ethical corporate behaviour
  • Monitor performance of suppliers and support Project Managers to mitigate project risk.
  • Provide regular reporting to both the project team and Capital Project Procurement function


  • Experience of capital project procurement management gained within industrial, process or construction industry projects
  • Effective interpersonal skills to develop internal relationships across organisation
  • Experienced in leading and managing a team
  • Knowledge of quality standards, tools and processes
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Desirable (not essential) - Understanding of IChemE & FIDIC type contract templates
  • Fluent in Mandarin and English

If interested, please apply ASAP