Procurement Manager (Projects)


Job Description

My client is a global engineering organisation that provides leading products and solutions to clients within the O&G, Marine, Industrial and Renewable industries.

There is the rare opportunity for a Head of Procureement (Projects) to join their well established site and team in Fife.

Role Overview:

Responsible for development of strategy and maintenance of project procurement plans in collaboration with internal stakeholders

Main Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of invitations to tender (ITTs) and sourcing activities
  • Work with various stakeholders to specify, select and source equipment and/or services in accordance with SCM procedures based on price, quality, risks and according to customer demand, company policy and project budgets
  • Understand and interpret technical data sufficient to prepare, issue, review and analyse “ITTs”
  • Subcontract drafting including identification of appropriate contracting models and main contract flow-downs
  • Negotiations with suppliers and management of clarifications
  • Preparation of award recommendations
  • Subcontract progress follow-up, expediting and commercial management up to the point of closeout
  • Provide support to Buyers, Category Managers and Supplier Managers
  • Supplier qualification and onboarding activities in collaboration with the SQE function and other internal stakeholders
  • Bid evaluations and comparisons
  • Working with the business segments to source alternative products and reviewing existing ones to ensure prices remain competitive with no compromise to quality or compliance standards

Education & Experience:

  • Professional certification in CIPS desirable
  • Relevant SCM degree or equivalent qualification
  • Competent in ERP systems
  • Experience working in a manufacturing and project environment
  • Experience of procurement systems, software and sourcing tools
  • Extensive and practical knowledge of procurement or subcontract functions, forms of contract and procedures
  • Experience in MS packages, PeopleSoft, or other ERP systems