Milton Keynes
Vacancy Reference:
701

About The Role

EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall. All four partners have specialist expertise in the design, construction, operation, financing and maintenance of railway networks, including the construction of one of Europe’s latest high speed rail projects.
 
EKFB Are looking to recruit a Procurement Manager Indirects.
 
In this role the candidate will be required to:
 

Lead all indirect procurement activity which include consulting services, marketing services, IT and telecommunication equipment, systems, and services, financial systems and services, human resource systems and services, office supplies, equipment, and services.

Help to develop and then implements the indirect procurement strategy for the project, working closely with stakeholders to understand customer requirements and implement the most appropriate supply chain solutions.

Work closely with internal and external stakeholders and managers to understand Project requirements and implement the most appropriate supply chain and category solutions.

Prepare and issues enquiries, carries out quotation analysis and evaluation outside of category managed areas.

Select and propose appropriate vendors.

Conduct negotiations with suppliers & subcontractors (low and moderate value/risk), places orders at least end cost.

Comply with all corporate indirect procurement processes & procedures.

Ensure that the supply chain is safe, sustainable and appropriately accredited.

Support performance management and supplier development programmes, provides metrics and trend analysis.

Install corrective action plans.

Achieve targets set by the Senior Procurement Manager.

Prepares and presents timely & accurate reports.

About You

CIPS qualified.

 

Experience of leading indirect procurement management teams in major complex infrastructure projects.

 

Knowledge of Supply chain principles, procedures and methods.

 

Contractually & commercially astute.

 

Highly competent in supplier selection and evaluation.

 

Excellent verbal communication, negotiation and engagement skills.

 

Ability to manage diverse internal and external stakeholder parties to achieve successful project outcomes.

About Us

EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall. All four partners have specialist expertise in the design, construction, operation, financing and maintenance of railway networks, including the construction of one of Europe’s latest high speed rail projects.
 
EKFB is proud to have been appointed by HS2 to deliver civil engineering works across an 80km section of the new high speed rail link between the Chiltern Tunnel and Long Itchington Wood. Our scope of the works includes 15 viaducts, 5km of green tunnels, 22km of road diversions, 67 overbridges and around 30 million cubic metres of excavation.
 
EKFB is committed to improving lives, communities and the engineering and construction industry by providing sustained employment opportunities and being a good neighbour, protecting the environment and the places we work. If you would like to be part of our collaborative, enthusiastic and forward-thinking culture, then please apply today.
 
In return, we’re offering a competitive salary & benefits.
 
EKFB brings together international, market leading technical expertise. We have an industry leading track record of delivering major infrastructure projects, including Crossrail, the Millau Viaduct, Mersey gateway and the Bretagne-Pays de la Loire High Speed Rail link.
 
We are committed to, and strongly believe in, inclusiveness and equality of opportunity. Everyone who works with EKFB has a contribution to make; this is why we welcome applications from different backgrounds, experiences and abilities. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels they are able to be themselves. Please contact us if there is any additional support you might require making an application.
 
Please note your CV may be shared with joint venture partners on this project.
 

Pre-employment checks:

It’s worth remembering that we’ll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you’re successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

NB. BPSS security clearance will be required (to be undertaken as part of onboarding process)

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