Procurement Business Partner

Recruiter
1st Executive
Location
England, London, South London
Salary
£70000 - £85000 per annum + car allowance and package
Posted
28 Mar 2019
Closes
12 May 2019
Ref
J12660
Contact
Sheila Harris
Specialist Area
Procurement
Sector
Construction
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Business Partner - CAPEX & Construction (EPC) - £70000 - £85K

Our client is a Major Global Utilities organisation undergoing significant growth - as a result, they are seeking an experienced and high-profile Procurement professional, who has strong experience of designing and developing global Procurement Strategy for complex, high value CAPEX & Construction (EPC) projects

Role:

This is a newly created role where the jobholder will act in a Procurement Business Partner capacity - operating as the key interface between Procurement and the Stakeholder community. In turn the, the jobholder will define Global Procurement Strategy for complex, high value CAPEX & Construction (EPC) projects ensuring the stakeholder community are bought into the commercial solution. Furthermore, the jobholder will operate in a Project Management capacity, co-ordinating the execution and associated mobilisation of the Procurement programme

Therefore, key responsibilities will be:

  • Work closely with stakeholders Work closely with C-Suite stakeholders, including Engineering Product Owners to roll out Procurement strategy and to ensure appropriate implementation and execution throughout the business
  • Take ownership of end to end Procurement projects - managing stakeholder expectations and ensuring timely execution of sourcing activities in line with pre-agreed project plan
  • Manage budgets to leverage key savings throughout the EPC contracts Change management programme.

Experience:

  • Proven experience in the design and development of Procurement Strategy for complex, high value CAPEX & Construction (EPC) projects
  • Core procurement skills complimented with strong technical expertise - ideally in the field of Oil & Gas, Utilities, Construction or FMCG industries
  • Have proven experience of truly leading change programmes - not someone who will simply 'follow' engineering recommendation but take ownership of leading changes up to implementation.
  • You will ideally have a background from within Petrochemical Industry, Industrial Gases or Construction Industry and have a passion for procurement.
  • Strong negotiation skills understanding negotiation leverages which will bring about cost savings and commercial benefit
  • Proven stakeholder engagement ability of C Suite management team, along with purchasing, and engineering
  • Ability to work on an international basis (one to two trips per quarter)
  • Graduate with Chemical Engineering preferred