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Interim Regional Capex Buyer

Interim Regional Capex Buyer

Posted 3 April by People First

Job Title: Interim Regional Capex Buyer
Your New Daily rate: up to £450 PAYE/£588 umbrella (inside IR35) *equivalent of up to £117k
Duration: Six Months. Possibility to go permanent.
Location: Hybrid Working- 3 days a week in the office, west London or Durham
Working hours: 37.5 hours per week
Job posting ID: JP102217

Who you'll be working for: We've been partnered with this FTSE100 business for over 20 years successfully placing Interim candidates in procurement roles.

What You'll be Doing:

  • Maximize the delivery of Capital Projects
  • Champion the project safety culture, behaviors, and engagement activities.
  • Act as project procurement partner for site Capital Projects.
  • Provide Work Package sourcing support for Category owners (as per Ariba Guided Buying).
  • Secure buy in and introduction of Procurement at the early project stage to define best contracting and procurement strategies considering project triggers, constraints and risks.
  • Accountability for defining and executing robust contracting and procurement strategies (e.g. EPCM, EPC, IPD).
  • Work Package sourcing in line with global category strategies.
  • Accountability for Procurement and Contracts performance during project execution (e.g. steering attendance, contract and performance management, change and claim management, contract close-out).
  • Sharing of supplier performance data with other Category Managers and being supported by the same.
  • Execute Supplier Relationship Management with main contractors and conduct regular business reviews with senior management to ensure business requirements are met, robust ongoing performance evaluation, with a key focus on Continuous Improvement
  • Facilitate collaborative working relationships that promote generation and sharing of ideas and innovation that challenge status quo, drives efficiencies and reduces waste, time and cost.
  • Sourcing and Implementation of all CCES categories in the Region
  • CCES categories: Professional Services (Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management, Project Controls and Project Management); Trades (Civil, Structural & Architectural (CSA) Mechanical & Piping (M&P), Electrical, Control & Instrumentation (EC&I).
  • As per category strategy and strategic options.
  • Source: execute robust, rigorous, competitive tendering and award process aligned with Project Management Framework.
  • Implement: operational integration with suppliers, execute strategy.
  • Supplier Relationship Management (performance management).

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Capital Construction & Engineering experience mandatory.
  • Experience of procuring Professional Services (i.e., design, engineering, and project delivery consultants) and Trade packages within complex, multistage project delivery model (Front End & Execution) e.g., FEED + EPCm.
  • Advanced understanding of contractual risk allocation across delivery models (i.e., EPCM, EPC, IPD).
  • Advanced understanding of Categories present within capital projects: i.e., Professional Services, Civil, Structural & Architectural, Electrical, Control & Instrumentation, Automation, Mechanical & Piping, Process equipment.
  • Experience of working with and drafting standard form contract agreements - FIDIC, NEC, IChemE; NEC preferred.
  • Experience of working with Lump Sum, Cost Plus, Re-measurable & Target Cost models.
  • Good People management both downward and upward.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Extensive experience across key procurement processes: Category strategy and category management, market analysis, RFx, negotiation, contract drafting & management, Supplier Performance Evaluation & Supplier Relationship Management, project management of full end-to-end sourcing process on defined purchasing categories.
  • Ability to influence stakeholder behaviours in a changing/evolving environment.
  • Ability to leverage past experience and industry knowledge to continuously motivate change both inside & outside area of direct responsibilities.
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to extract key information from complex datasets.
  • Strong communicator with ability to interact in multidisciplinary environment and work in teams in a highly complex organization.
  • Strong Leadership behaviours and Change management skills.
  • Developed and effective negotiation skills.

*Please note this Umbrella rate is the amount payable to the Umbrella company - this does not represent what you will actually receive from the Umbrella company.

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Required skills

  • Capex
  • Construction
  • Procurement
  • Capital Expenditure
  • Category Manage

Reference: 52414487

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