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Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure, Electro Mobility

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Mollie Naughton

  • Contact email:

    mollie@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Job ref:

    MNLI-2NOV

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-12-07

  • Consultant:

    Mollie Naughton

​The Green Recruitment Company are pleased to be supporting our Client, a leading battery storage business, who uses their innovative technology to provide non-polluting solutions to UK transport systems.

They seek a new Procurement Manager to join their dynamic team and deliver some of the largest battery energy storage assets in the UK (50-200MW+ in size), as well as its EV Fleet portfolio. The role will be leading in the development of procurement and contract strategies, sourcing and negotiating contracts for both the Network Infrastructure and EV Fleet sides of the business.

The ideal candidate will be adaptable and driven, with excellent communication skills. They will be a proactive problem-solver, with the ability to support multiple live development projects on a multi-contracting basis.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for leading the developing procurement & contract strategies, sourcing & negotiating contracts across live BESS development projects and EV Fleet categories

  • Lead development and negotiation of key strategic framework agreements across the business

  • Support in developing SRM strategy across the business

  • Develop and maintain good business relationships with new and existing contractors & stakeholders

  • Support and help lead central procurement initiatives, including reviewing and developing new processes and procedures & improving on existing ones.

Required skills:

  • 5 Years’ + experience in Procurement/Commercial/Contracts management with relevant qualifications (e.g BSc QS, RICS, CIPS) preferred

  • The preferred candidate will hold relevant experience in the construction of battery energy storage system assets and/or other generation assets

  • Project experience on a multi-contracting basis

  • Experience with FIDIC, NEC and other forms of contract

  • Experienced in full end-to-end procurement and contract management, including formalising strategies, SRM, sourcing, negotiation, claims, variation and cost management

  • Experience in developing and rolling out new procurement processes & procedures across a business