procurement manager - construction in oxford

23 May 2019
izzy heaney, randstad cpe
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£ 55,000 - £ 65,000 per year, Full benefits package
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oxford, south east
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 55,000 - £ 65,000 per year, Full benefits package
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izzy heaney, randstad cpe
0170 737 8378

job description

This is an exciting opportunity to join a main contractor in Oxfordshire who is in a period of expansion.


We are seeking an experienced procurement professional to join a highly successful main contractor, initially leading the sub-contract procurement on a £50M+ Design & Build project in Oxfordshire.

The most important part of the role is to build long term relationships with existing suppliers, and to strengthen and expand the future supply chain. The successful candidate will also play a key part in shaping the procurement strategy and work closely with the senior management team.

Reporting in to an Area Commercial Manager, but taking the lead on all matters relating to procurement on your projects, duties will include:
* Establish the procurement strategy for each project
* Liaise with Estimators on assigned projects to help identify Value Engineering opportunities and negotiation opportunities
* Identify which work packages require full sub-contract strategy meetings
When required, assist Estimators with tender analysis
* Take up references on sub-contractors and suppliers
Establish work packages to be sub-let and establish Design and Procurement schedule/programme. Liaise with other team members to agree order placement dates, information issue dates etc.
* Maintain/update procurement schedule and communicate this to the team
*Arrange comprehensive enquiries which meet the overall project strategies, work package strategies and main material strategies
* Consider and review any quotes gained at Estimating stage. Review the enquiries and issue supplementary information as necessary
* Agree contract terms with sub-contractors and suppliers. Refer any deviations from the norm to the commercial manager for discussion/approval
*Arrange, chair and minute pre-selection interviews
*Continually source new sub-contractors

* HNC or BSc in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or similar
* Experience of procuring a wide range a sub-contract packages from groundworks, M&E and internal trades
* Full driving licence

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.



educational requirements

BSc quantity surveying,BSc quantity surveying