Procurement Manager

  • Location

    Hersham, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

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  • Contact:

    Samantha Clinch

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months +

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Procurement Manager - Surrey - 12 Months


This position is responsible for leading procurement of materials, equipment, and services for capital projects executed by Global Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology and Equipment (GEMTE). The Project Procurement Manager is charged with the efficient and effective material control of the project equipment and materials from planning through sourcing, expediting, inspection, transport, and receipt. Measures of success are buying below budget and delivering on schedule to the required quality. The Project Procurement Manager is expected to develop competitive sourcing strategies, actively engage suppliers, professionally negotiate purchase orders, and resolve performance issues.

This position manages supplier relationships to ensure alignment with project strategy and goals. This position challenges technical specifications, commercial practices, operating practices and business processes with a focus on driving cost-effective solutions. Strong planning, project management, cost control, sourcing, communication, and negotiating skills are required.


The Project Procurement Manager is expected to:

Act as single point of contact between the Procurement team and the Project Execution team

Direct the Procurement team and work closely with the Project Manager to successfully plan and execute the Capital Procurement scope within GEMTE Capital

Develop Project Procurement Strategy aligned with overall Project Execution Strategy

Compile and maintain Project Material Registry to plan and track equipment and material status

Prepare and issue enquiries, requisitions, and purchase orders according to project schedule

Negotiate with Suppliers to obtain globally competitive price, delivery, and contract terms

Author Bid Tab evaluations and Sole Source justifications

Run and analyse material status reports, and communicate risks and problem areas to Project Manager on regular basis.

Liaise frequently with Expeditors, Inspection Leads, and Transportation Specialists

Lead timely resolution of escalated supplier issues

Maintain Commercial interface with Suppliers. Manage warranty claims, backcharges, and liquidated damages

Manage budget for Capital Procurement scope of the project, including the equipment/materials costs as well as the Procurement hours expended

Work with cross-functional team to manage supplier qualification status and performance

Monitor global market conditions and business drivers to maximise leverage and minimise

Critical Competencies

  • Strong project management and planning skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with internal and external customers
  • Strong influencing, communication and facilitative skills
  • Ability to bring teams together to resolve issues and achieve targets and goals
  • Strong commercial awareness and negotiating skills
  • Knowledge of strategic sourcing strategies and procurement work processes
  • Sense of ownership and urgency

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher, in Engineering or Business Management
  • 12+ years experience in Technical, Engineering, Commercial or Project environment
  • Experience in issuance and managing execution of requisitions/purchase orders for material, equipment, and services
  • Accreditation from Supply Chain industry organisation (i.e. MCIPS, CPSM)
  • Knowledge of commercial purchasing procedures and practice, including aspects of negotiation and contract law
  • Familiar with SAP and SmartPlant Materials
  • Industrial Gas industry experience

Procurement Manager - Surrey - 12 Months