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Project Procurement Manager

Last Updated Date:  May 18, 2023

Renfrew, RFW, GB

Company:  Babcock UK

Job Information

Altrad Babcock is a market-leading provider of products and services to the nuclear energy for more than 65 years. We develop and offer sophisticated and innovative technology products and skills to help manage the challenges of the nuclear industry. 


Our success is built on the quality of our people, our reputation for technological expertise and best-in-class execution, and the collaborative relationships we establish with our customers.
We believe that this approach delivers value for our clients and creates exciting opportunities for all our people.


Acting as the procurement lead on major high value projects you will be responsible for;

Supplier Sourcing

•    Developing and managing relationships with suppliers to ensure that they provide high-quality products at competitive prices
•    Support use of SME Suppliers


Supplier Qualification

•    Issue and manage Supplier Qualification Process with assigned suppliers


Bidding & negotiation

•    Read, understand and abstract technical information from drawings and specifications to procure materials and services 
•    Determine the best sources of supply for each product or service needed by the company, based on price, quality, delivery time, and other criteria
•    Issue RFX’s to suppliers via Scanmarket Tool (eProcurement)
•    Negotiation to Award of suppliers
•    Inform non-awarded suppliers of general reasons for non-award (to promote further opportunity in future)
•    Support Business Development where required to assist in estimating costs for Sales Offers


Order Administration and Coordination

•    Produce and issue purchase orders in line with construction programming
•    Desktop expediting of Supplier supplies including all required documentation
•    Working with shipping companies to ensure that orders are delivered on time
•    Leading any claim negotiations relating to Purchase Orders
•    Ensure all PO’s are suitably finalised
•    Ensure Supplier Performance assessments are completed in a timely manner

Project Management

•    Produce and maintain Project specific Procurement  Strategies
•    Produce and maintain Project specific Project Execution Plan (PEP)
•    Assess and produce reports on total project purchases against set budgets
•    Provide cost and schedule input and reports to Project Controls


Supplier Performance Reporting

•    Ensure compliance of Suppliers, Colleagues and self with ABL Code of Conduct
•    Ability to communicate at all levels
•    Any other duties as reasonably required


Applications are eagerly sought from candidates with;


•    A demonstrable track record in procurement management.
•    Experience of Used to working with ERP systems (Oracle or MS Nav preferred)
•    Familiarity with procurement software (e.g. Scanmarkets or other eProcurement Tools)
•    MCIPS or equivalent


Experience of major Engineering or Construction Projects from industries such as Power Generation, Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Oil and Gas would be highly beneficial  


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