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Senior Procurement Consultants (OJEU)

Procurement Heads
Bristol / London / Homeworking
£50-70,000 + £4,000 car allowance + private healthcare + 5% matched pension
Closing date
16 Oct 2021

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Specialist Area
Construction, Consultancy
Full Time
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One of the UK's fastest-growing management consultancies that serves clients in the construction sector is seeking Senior Procurement Consultants.

Frequently listed in the Financial Times as one of the top companies to work for, this management consultancy continues to see phenomenal demand and growth, and this owes largely its best-in-class strategic, end-to-end procurement delivery team.

Within this team, you’ll have the opportunity to work with an outstanding group of specialist consultants, advise major clients on large-scale/flagship projects and challenge yourself in a market-leading global business.

In addition, you’ll have further opportunities to travel both nationally and internationally to service and manage key commissions for its blue-chip client portfolio.

You do not need to come from a consultancy background as the business hires individuals on industry experience and attitude.

Your working pattern will be a mixture of remote, at one of the companies many UK offices (London, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, etc.) and at one of its carefully selected client sites. 

As Senior Procurement Consultant your key responsibilities will be:

  • Providing specialist procurement strategy advice to public and private sector clients
  • Managing end-to-end procurement services on major construction-related projects
  • Supporting the development of the procurement services provided by the company
  • Supporting business development and marketing of the strategic procurement division
  • Supporting the delivery of both team and wider business targets
  • Supporting on bid preparation and proposal documentation and supporting the work-winning capability of the strategic procurement division


  • Knowledge of different NEC forms of contract and risk allocation including Early Contractor Involvement (ECI), Design & Build (D&B) components and Target Cost (Option C) NEC Contracts
  • Knowledge of EU procurement life-cycle for specific projects and articulate procedures and policies
  • Understanding of the concept of spend analysis to adopt best control business spend, to achieve efficiencies
  • Understanding of the delivery and commercial implications of HS2 and our supply chain’s actions and decisions

Type of experience:

  • Experience procuring large value complex heavy civils/construction or similar works/services in compliance with the Utilities Contracts Regulations with a thorough knowledge of applicable EU and UK procurement legislation and contracts using the NEC suite of contract forms
  • Experience in operating in a matrix environment, with influencing and communication skills – able to persuade on the basis of objective argument founded in fact and analysis
  • Commercial expertise to ensure that value for money is secured and demonstrated
  • Sponsor / Stakeholder relationship and management experience, with communication and influencing skills

Experience & Qualifications:

  • MCIPS (or working towards) and preferably possessing a degree related to quantity surveying, law or procurement
  • Infrastructure sector experience
  • OJEU knowledge
  • Excellent experience of various forms of contracts with a particular focus on NEC and JCT
  • Confident, independent and able to work autonomously without the need for supervision
  • A strong background in tender preparation and development within relevant sectors
  • Excellent communication skills

Benefits of the Senior Procurement Consultant role include:

  • £50-70,000
  • £4,000 car allowance
  • Private healthcare
  • 5% matched pension
  • 4x life assurance
  • 24 days holiday


Procurement Heads is all about getting to know great Procurement Professionals and bringing them together to make outstanding Procurement teams. With a proven track record of delivery, we support people through the life-cycle of their careers, providing an end-to-end consultative service. We partner with many prominent brands and organisations, sourcing Procurement talent using industry-leading tools and techniques. Focussed and proactive, our methodology provides a comprehensive assessment of your needs and tailors solutions to meet them. The ability to identify and attract the best people across all sectors, often involves us designing and managing bespoke campaigns.

Our purpose...
To deliver recruitment as a professional service.

We engage with leaders across procurement, HR and executive functions to make their organisations successful. More than just a recruitment company, we provide a suite of talent solutions tailored to your business needs.

Our values

Rewarding relationships

For us, it’s personal. Relationships are pivotal to our existence and we place great value on their development. We encourage collaboration through our unique referral scheme ‘The Heads Up’ and are driven by a desire to build deep long-standing partnerships. Our goal is to act as an ambassador for the teams and individuals we support.

Exceeding expectations

More than just a recruitment company, we engage with leaders to deliver the unexpected when it comes to sourcing talent. Going beyond ‘filling the role’, we advise, challenge, champion and are innovative in the value-add solutions we provide.

Doing the right thing

Doing the right thing is not difficult. Knowing what the right thing is, that’s where we come in. Everyone has a responsibility for the choices they make. We pledge to lead the way by championing Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability.

Our team of experienced Procurement consultants are on hand to support you with your Procurement career.

Address: The Corner, Gordon Rd, Winchester SO23 7DD

Tel: 01962 869 838


Find Us
01962 869 838
Ground Floor, The Corner
Gordon Road
SO23 7DD
United Kingdom
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