Contracts Specialist - Ftse 250 Utilities Giant

England, Surrey
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
28 Jan 2019
14 Mar 2019
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Contracts Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract Specialist - FTSE 250 Utilities Giant - Home Counties - £40-45k + package & development opportunities


Utilities giant brand seeks a cutting-edge and ambitious indirect procurement/commercial specialist to join their growing and transforming function.

This market leading firm have recently undertaken a true best-in-class procurement transformation from a recent backing from board level. This has enabled the business to realign categories, hire talent from the industry and look to build a 'best in class function'.

Taking a position with this business will not only allow you to learn from industry leaders but give you the opportunity to progress at an accelerated rate.

As Procurement & Commercial Specialist you will:

  • Join a passionate Procurement & Commercial team, working alongside key stakeholders to develop & implement critical procurement & commercial strategies on complex £multi- million projects across the utilities space
  • Work alongside the Senior Procurement & Contracts manager to deliver contract strategies by providing robust post contract commercial management in support of business objectives
  • Be accountable for regulated procurement activity across the supplier onboarding, contract negotiation and post-contract management process
  • Manage cost and budget requirements, payment & expenditure & provide commercial guidance across the stakeholder base

Key experience, traits & qualifications:

  • Degree ideal but not required, with MRICS Desirable or a quantity surveying degree (not essential)
  • Extensive commercial experience within contracts management (drafting & interpreting) on £multi-million projects
  • An understanding of the financial aspects & implications of projects
  • Knowledge of regulated procurement/sourcing activity, ideal within utilities or relevant industries

If you are interested in applying, please do so through this domain or by sending a copy of your updated cv to

Keywords: Procurement, purchasing, indirect procurement, strategy, category management, technology, contract management, negotiation, London, ftse 250, telecommunications, degree, cips, MBA