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Sourcing Lead / Procurement Manager

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: West Sussex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/05/2012
  • Time left:
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    (06/06/12)
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The Company:
Our client is a leading engineering contractor and project integrator for the power industry. They have been at the heart of the UK power industry for more than 50 years. During that time they have designed, manufactured, installed and commissioned a wide range of power equipment and plants for the power generation market.

The Role:
Job Title: Sourcing Lead / Procurement Manager (Building Systems, EC&I, Fire and Protection)
Location: Crawley, West Sussex
Salary: Please State Salary Expectations
Duration: Permanent
Apply to: agee@fircroft.com

The role

The role will be to provide efficient and cost effective value added procurement support to the Procurement Director, and in-house user groups.
The successful candidate will identify and implement sourcing strategies for applicable equipment working with Lead Engineers, Buyers and BU’s for forward strategy, planning and estimating.
As a Sourcing Lead / Procurement Manager your main duties will involve:

• Identify and implement sourcing strategies for applicable equipment working with Lead Engineers, Buyers and BU’s for forward strategy, planning and estimating..

• Collaborating with Subcontracts and various disciplines in order to effectively lead required project forward and ensure KPI’s are met with Project Execution Plan, Sourcing Strategies, risk registers, Financial sheets, procurement plan, WP’s etc all in place to identify risk, problematic areas and provide viable solutions.

• Management & control of purchasing identified equipment / resource consistent with requirements of projects, proposals and strategic initiatives.

• Excellent financial acumen, commercial and risk awareness, understanding of contracting and negotiating principles.

• Responsibility for managing project procurement activities cradle to the grave, including cost control function and reporting, supplier engagement, evaluation and negotiation, and managing stakeholder inputs and outputs, maintaining project reporting requirements and support of site procurement and materials management.

• To be the single point of contact for all project procurement related matters and to work with Project Management, Construction, Engineering, QHS&E, Site and any other internal department to actively assist in the co-ordination of activities, thus enabling procurement activities to be executed to programme and budget.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
As a Sourcing Lead / Procurement Manager you will have:

• Considerable Power or EPC experience

• Considerable Procurement Experience

• Associate Membership of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), or equivalent experience.
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