Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager - Plymouth - 12months - Rate c£NEG/hr umb
Key Words/skills: Procurement, Manager, Naval, Dockyard, NEC, MCIPS, Construction, Infrastructure, Contracts, BPSS.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Babcock Naval Marine in order to recruit a Procurement Manager to work on a 12 month contract in Plymouth PL2.
As a Procurement Manager your duties and responsibilities will include:

The Infrastructure & Services Procurement team is about to embark on a transformation programme with the inception of a new framework contract targeting ~£130M of spend over the next 5 years, focussing on predominantly construction and infrastructure projects. To support this programme the team is looking to expand its capability with the addition of a Strategic Programme Procurement Specialist. 

Working with a variety of departments within the business the Strategic Programme Procurement Specialist will be responsible for managing key areas of spend within a wider construction framework, alongside managing a series of high value, complex individual contracts.  
The role will involve bringing new ideas into the business from the supply chain and challenging internal stakeholders, customs and practices to enable a transformative approach to delivery of procurement activities and project delivery.  

Proven ability to negotiate with and manage subcontractors, including excellent supplier relationship management.
A highly experienced procurement/commercial practitioner. 
A great influencer, demonstrable experience of leading change initiatives.
Demonstrable experience in effectively leading high value, complex sub-contracts.
Experienced in the application of best practice procurement principles/techniques.
Strong commercial acumen.
Clear understanding of terms & conditions and comfortable with negotiating changes to them. 
Experience in construction/infrastructure (including the use of NEC contracts) an advantage.
Strong analytical skills and capable of working under pressure.

Qualified to degree level or equivalent. 
MCIPS or equivalent qualification.
NEC contract knowledge preferable. 

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker on 0161 474 6856 / 07788668931.
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