Procurement Manager

  • Location
  • United Kingdom
  • Job type
  • Contract
  • Salary
  • c£50/hr Umbrella WFH
  • Job ref
  • JO11375

Procurement Manager - WFH/Rosyth - 12months - Rate c£50/hr - WFH/Office - Umbrella.
Key words / skills: Procurement, Manager, Buyer, Commercial, FIDIC, NEC3, LOGIC, BIMCO

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Babcock Naval Marine in order to recruit a Procurement Manager to work on a 12month contract. WFH / Office.
As a Procurement Manager your duties and responsibilities will include:
Managing contract deliverables, supplier progress and performance to ensure effective delivery of contracted requirements.
Managing contract risks and change, and implementing effective mitigations to meet project cost, schedule and quality requirements.
Supporting the delivery of project objectives through the rigorous management of supplier performance with regular progress reporting and stakeholder engagement.

The Procurement Manager Contracts will have responsibility for multiple work packages and typically c.£30m expenditure.

Key Technical Skills.
Knowledge and practitioner of Project Management principles and practice.
Good understanding of contract terms and conditions and the ability to manage flow-down terms from customer contracts.
Experience of standard form contracts i.e FIDIC, NEC3, LOGIC and BIMCO.
Cost control, earned value management, planning and budgeting.
In depth understanding and management of contract change and control of variations.
Knowledge and practitioner of contract management, supply principles, processes and practice.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Well-developed ability to manage budgets and interpret financial data.
Develop and manage supplier performance to deliver on schedule and within budget.

Key Behaviours
Well-developed communication skills and ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders, customers, project team and suppliers at all levels.
Good negotiating and influencing skills at all levels of the business to ensure project requirements are met.
Makes sound decisions of varying complexity based on objective analysis and judgement.
Uses business knowledge to effectively plan ahead, identifying priorities and resources to ensure all tasks are delivered effectively to cost and time.
Takes responsibility for own contribution to the success of personal, team and company objectives in the immediate and longer term.
Self-motivated with drive to deliver results.
Change mind-set with a strong work ethic and ability to manage ambiguity.

Experience / Background:

Extensive experience in managing contract delivery in construction, engineering or manufacturing sectors (5+ years in contract management).
Advantageous to have a strong Engineering background and experience of complex engineering projects with EPC methodologies.


Engineering Degree or equivalent through work experience (5+ Years’ experience).
Project Management or equivalent professional qualification Responsibility / Accountability
Contract Delivery.
Direct, influence and manage suppliers and stakeholders ensuring timely provision of contracted deliverables (e.g. drawings, specifications, quality requirements, technical and document deliverables, scheduling requirements, progress reports) and on time delivery of equipment, materials and services.
Lead negotiations with suppliers to ensure that the most cost effective supply solutions, contractual risk is minimised and bargaining power across the projects and site is maximised.
Ensure strict adherence within the supply chain to Client Technical and Quality ‘Flow Down’ requirements monitoring compliance.

Supplier Performance
Direct, influence and manage all subcontract activities ensuring delivery to schedule and maximise cost saving opportunities whilst minimising risk to safety and quality.

Progress / Cost Reporting
Ensure good financial / budgetary controls and reporting structure throughout life of project including earned value management, CPI and SPI.

Managing Change / Risk
Manage work scope changes, potential downtime/variation claims and identify opportunities to remove blockers which prevent project delivery.
Ensure Change Management is fully documented and tracked at all times, challenging Subcontractor claims and ensuring fully detailed substantiations are provided where onward transmission to the client is required.
Identifying and monitoring subcontract Risks and considering these to overall project risks, planning and implementing responses and mitigation to them as well as responding to other issues that affect the project.

Revenue/Budget Responsibility
Typically managing high value and complex work packages.
Spend responsibility in line with Project Controls Delegated Authority.
Managing multiple work packages up to typically £30m+.

SHE Behaviours
Ensure compliance with the SHE Management System, mitigating risks and improving overall SHE performance.
Provide suitable information / communication for the project team and suppliers to undertake all activities in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.
Actively support the company’s Health, Safety and Environmental, policy and procedures.

Key Outputs/Deliverables
Contract requirements and objectives delivered to schedule and budget.
Weekly/monthly contract progress reviews with recorded minutes and actions.
Monthly progress and cost reporting.
Management of agreed change with variation registers and supporting substantiation.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker on 0161 474 6856 / 07788668931.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.