Construction Category Lead - Procurement Team

GBP65000 - GBP75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
27 Jul 2017
26 Aug 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This global brand has recently been noted for its innovation and it continues to challenge what we know as the norm when it comes to the construction industry. With a vision to grow and continued success in recent pivotal hires, they are looking to add an additional strategic role within their Procurement function.

What will this procurement role entail?

Centralised in the North West hub, the Construction Category Lead will set and implement strategic procurement initiatives for a number of key client projects across Rail, Retail, Infrastructure and Health industries. With spends in excess of £250M the successful procurement professional will be tasked with leading CAPEX procurement projects against a stringent time frame. Leading the full end to end procurement lifecycle, the Construction Category Lead will set criteria for new suppliers based on quality and service whilst delegating sub contracts for specialist high spend contracts. With such a diverse range of projects, the procurement professional will demonstrate excellent negotiation and communication skills to improvement procurement buy in.

What skills and experience are required?

  • First and foremost an excellent understanding of the construction category with the ability to demonstrate savings across spends in excess of £250M
  • Excellent technical procurement knowledge of NEC3 contracts and supplier assessment
  • An innovative mind-set with the confidence and commercial acumen to think outside the box and push boundaries within the Construction industry
  • Excellent communication skills with the gravitas and track record to negotiate savings
  • Degree educated

This company has made extremely positive strides towards innovation, risk management and continued delivery - what they need now is a procurement professional that can identify with these attributes and spear head exciting procurement projects. If you feel that you are a good fit and wish to know more then click "apply" or send your CV to

SKILLS: Procurement, Construction, Construction Category Lead, Manchester, Strategic Sourcing, Procurement Manger, NEC, Sub-Contracts, Global, CAPEX, Sourcing, Degree

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