Procurement Manager - CAPEX, MRO and FM

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Title: Purchasing Manager - CAPEX, MRO and FM

Location: Chester

Salary: Competitive

Job Profile

The role of Procurement Manager for CAPEX, MRO and FM involves end to end sourcing and project delivery across several fields, including engineering, construction, civils, and product manufacturing to name a few; as well as the opportunity to work in a truly cross functional environment and challenge stakeholders of all levels from across the business.

Main Duties & Responsibilities;

  • The role of Procurement Manager for CAPEX, MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul) and FM categories. The role will provide the opportunity to work in a truly cross functional environment and challenge stakeholders of all levels from across the business.
  • Develop competitive sourcing strategies, actively engage suppliers, professionally negotiate contracts and resolve performance issues.
  • The formulation, negotiation and implementation of robust contracts that offer minimum risk to business with SLAs included at all times considering the TCO.
  • Lead the Procurement of all CAPEX being the single point of contact for all procurement matters during all phases of project execution to deliver projects across multiple sites.
  • Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders understanding requirements and gaining buy-in.
  • Manage and develop a network of supplier relationships that deliver value across quality, q service, innovation and cost
  • Focus primarily on the TCO of all projects, in keeping with the business' 5-year plan and goals on sustainability.
  • Risk Management - identifying, mitigating & monitoring risk.
  • Managing the budget for CAPEX projects and keeping all stakeholders updated on spend against budget and timelines.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience of delivering major end to end CAPEX projects and achieving TCO savings
  • Demonstrated experience of operating in a Project Management capacity, leading the delivery of end to end Procurement projects
  • Knowledge of commercial purchasing procedures and practice including negotiation and contract law
  • Experience with SAP, or other similar programs would be beneficial
  • Accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply while not essential is a benefit
  • Degree educated or equivalent within Engineering or Business Management with significant experience in either an Engineering, Technical, Construction, Commercial or Project environment.

Personal Attributes / Competencies;

  • Ability to travel within the role where necessary
  • Ability to speak Spanish or Italian would be advantageous
  • Ability to work autonomously, and make decisions in confidence
  • Driven and motivated individual with a desire to progress
  • Commitment to Customers
  • Sustainability
  • Collaboration
  • High Performance
  • Innovation & Continuous Improvement
  • Ability to be 'hands on' when needed
  • Analytical mind set
  • Excellent written and oral communication & presentation skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Attention to detail


  • You will be given the freedom to make decisions autonomously and to innovate and deliver new approaches that impact the bottom and the top line
  • You will be pushed to progress within the business; whether in the CAPEX category or elsewhere
  • You will be working in a company, who can genuinely demonstrate a history of investing in their staff's growth, both personally and professionally
  • You will be working for a company that has tangible social and environmental goals, where all employees buy into the work that goes in to helping their customers and the communities, they serve

For further information please contact Jack Dawkins on /01617-.071-.516