Strategic Procurement Manager

Posted on: 01/12/2017
Ref: VAC-16189
  • Salary: £70,000
  • Start Date: 26/02/2018
  • Region: London
  • Location: East-Central London
  • Industry: Construction
  • Discipline: Procurement Manager
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Strategic Procurement Manager (Work Winning & Markets Bias) – London

Blueprint Recruitment is working with an international construction business that is looking for a Strategic Procurement Manager to join their offices in a fantastic London location. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Strategic Procurement Manager to join an award winning employer and be involved in unique and exciting projects.
Job Summary:
Involved in the agreement and management of strategic agreements and relationships.
Involved in the development of market knowledge, supplier relationships, bid list creation and procurement strategies.
Working towards a more effective procurement process and a more profitable business.

Key Responsibilities:

oUK Construction Market Knowledge (London Specific).
oProcurement Strategy Development & Board Agreement.
oMarket Contact Cultivation & Sector Reporting.
oBid List Development.
oKey Category Management.
oCapacity & Performance Reporting.
oIdentify / Deliver Savings and Service improvements.
oBusiness Case Development.
oReport Writing.
oInternal & External Stakeholder Engagement.
oPerformance Monitoring & Continuous Improvement.

Values and Cultural Fit
Identify two values you will assess as part of the interview (please tick):

” Client focus – deliver on our promise
” Integrity – always do the right thing
Person Specification
Technical Knowledge and Skills:
(E.g. knowledge of relevant legislation, use of specific software such as MS Project)
Essential Desired
oExperience of Category & Relationship Management.
oExperience of writing Procurement Strategies and preconstruction engagement re Supply Chain and Bid Lists.
oMCIPS qualified or willing to work towards MCIPS.
oExperience of Construction Procurement in the UK, specifically London.
oIT literate with standard Microsoft desktop tools, and aware of e-Procurement principles and tools. ” Educated to degree level or equivalent (2:1).
” Experience of Construction Procurement in the UK, specifically London.
” Degree (desired)

Competencies / Behaviours:


oCreative Thinker.
oProblem Solver.

To apply for this position please send a word document of your CV to or call Robert on 01592 631644

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