PROCUREMENT MANAGER job in London at Engie UK


Company: Engie UK

Location: London UK

Date Posted:May 10, 2018

ENGIE are recruiting for a Procurement Manager to be based in London & South. This is a permanent full time role working 37 hours per week. Standard Office 09:00-17:00. On offer is a competitive salary.With a vision that ”Procurement excellence is at the heart of our service” we take pride in engaging cohesively with colleagues, suppliers and customers to drive innovation, add value and deliver transformational outcomes for our customers, profit for our business and inspiration for our people.Our Procurement Managers are responsible for maximising the value of Procurement at ENGIE UK by implementing new supplier contracts while ensuring service continuity and delivering ongoing value and savings in line with the Procurement Policy. This role reports in to a Senior Procurement Manager or Head of Procurement and may be responsible for managing a small team of Procurement Advisers.Procurement Managers are assigned to one region where they must establish excellent working relationships with multiple contracts across several BUs.  Procurement Managers must become a trusted advisor to these contracts and the conduit (go-to person) between them and the wider Procurement team.   This is an important role for the Procurement Function which is challenged with delivering a central support service within an autonomous and nationally-spread organisation.  Reporting to a Senior Procurement Manager, this role is specifically responsible for:Delivering professional Procurement services to internal customers within the Healthcare and Education Business UnitDelivering value (including bottom line savings) on an ongoing basis, meeting specific in-year targets, whilst proactively looking for new opportunitiesEngaging with internal Stakeholders to understand their requirements, and to deliver the message about Procurement’s value within the Organisation Managing those suppliers who deliver services that are specific to the Business Unit and sourcing new suppliers who are best able to meet the needs of the Business; ensuring best value, fitness for purpose, risk reduction and a quality service to the end customerIdentify opportunities to deliver value by alignment with our Category approach and manage the successful delivery and transparent reporting of deliverablesIdentifying innovation for delivery to our end customersStreamlining procurement processes and proceduresExceeding on our sustainability commitmentsThe successful applicant will be responsible for providing market knowledge to the business working closely with other support functions and the wider Procurement team to ensure:The spend they look after complies with the ENGIE UK Procurement Strategy, Policies and ProcessesEnsuring ENGIE UK is leveraging parent company group agreementsInputs are proactively made to all reporting (compliance, spend, savings and other) including recommendations for continuous improvementLocalised Procurement needs are aligned to a Category approach wherever possibleSupplier Framework Agreements and Contracts are used and publicised across the business to ensure all colleagues know who to buy from and how much to payEngage with operational teams to manage the performance of subcontractorsEnsuring mobilisation solutions support individual client sustainability (CSR) commitments and ENGIE UK targets as appropriateThe post holder may need to undertake other tasks as and when needed to support the priorities of the Procurement Function at any given time. National travel is possible in this role.The Procurement Managers must use their initiative and be able to work under pressure to identify and deliver continuous improvements and savings without compromising service delivery or exposing the company to an unnecessary level of risk.  The role may have line management responsibility. Within ENGIE UK’s autonomous culture, opportunities to add value and save money can be missed in pursuit of short-term localised needs. This role challenges the post holder to successfully deliver a collaborative approach to Procurement and to “sell” the benefits of Category approaches to internal stakeholders.For more information about ENGIE please visit:  QualificationsSubstantial experience in a Procurement role CIPS, or working towards (or equivalent) / relevant degree Experience of Stakeholder Management and Influencing skills Advantageous - experience in Energy, Facilities or Services sectorFor this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. View full job description
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