Head of Procurement

A new opportunity has arisen for a strategically-minded Head of Procurement to join a leading telecoms business, to lead a world-class procurement service for a major UK-wide capex programme.

As Head of Procurement, you will lead complex and high-value negotiations with key suppliers, playing an integral role in delivering infrastructure services across the UK. You will have proven commercial acumen with experience working in a construction / civil engineering / utilities sector.

This is a unique opportunity to join a highly driven and forward-thinking organisation, which also allows the opportunity for flexible working.

Key accountabilities
  • Provide fit for purpose construction contracts & frameworks to deliver a major Fibre to the Premise (FTTP) capex programme.
  • Lead the formation of contract strategy to meet and exceed company objectives.
  • Lead the negotiation, formation, award and mobilisation of construction contracts.
  • Minimises programme risk by securing construction resource to match the capex programme.
  • Maximise contract value through negotiation of rates and incentives
  • Provide construction contract expertise for contract management and to avoid the potential for dispute.
  • Provide in-house expertise for NEC3 contract management and dispute resolution.
Personal specification
  • Proven expertise in Construction/Civils Procurement and Contract/Commercial Management and negotiating and drafting supply contracts.
  • Expert in negotiating NEC3 construction contracts
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, working in a fast paced and sometimes pressured environment.
  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder engagement / management skills

This is a great opportunity to join a world-leading organisation. Please send your CV to liam@procurementheads.com or call on 01962 869 838 for more information.

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