Procurement Manager - High Speed 2

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Our client is one of three major civil engineering contractors involved in the High Speed 2 Rail project,

This JV has been awarded the Central package of HS2’s three enabling works contracts, (South, Central and North). 

The contract includes the early preparatory work needed ahead of the main civil engineering work for the scheme, including archaeology, site clearance and setting up construction compounds.

They require a Procurement Manager to join their team on a permanent basis. 

Description of Activities to be undertaken

  • Procurement of subcontract work packages to deliver a cost effective, competent and sustainable supply chain that will support the construction activities
  • Interface with Client Commercial representatives to ensure the contractual requirements are delivered in respect of the works information
  • Ensure that there is an auditable document flow to demonstrate the delivery of best value procurement
  • Ensure that the procurement function is pro-active and has an input into procurement decision making by attending procurement planning meetings
  • Develop and draft package procurement documentation including ITT and Subcontract forms
  • Review and input into the drafting of package scope documents and tender enquiries
  • Develop action plans with package delivery teams for supplier/subcontractor performance improvement

Minimum Qualifications Needed for Role

  • The successful applicant will have gained exposure/currently be working within sub-contract procurement and be comfortable managing a number of packages.
  • Membership of CIPS preferable
  • Experience of using e-tendering portals would be an advantage but not essential