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Foundations Procurement Lead

Posted 15 days ago
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London, Greater London, South East, EnglandPermanent
Sectors:Offshore WindJob Reference: BH-6725
Dylan Church
Consultant
Dylan Church

Our client ambition is to be one of the top tier providers of offshore wind energy. To power the scale and pace of growth they that are targeting, they need the best people in the industry.
You’ll help to plan for and develop offshore wind projects, growing your talent in all kinds of new and exciting ways. This role will support the procurement team with execution of the project contracting and procurement strategy. Working closely with the project you will take the lead on sourcing to contract activities until contracts are awarded to successful bidders. You will then take ownership of post-award contract management of the Foundations Fabrication and Supply Agreement. Our client is looking for someone who can develop deep market expertise and be a confident partner to the business teams whilst understanding the offshore wind global markets, the supply base, and supply chain vulnerabilities.
 
Responsibilities

  • Define the approach to market and develop and implement the contracting strategy for Foundations
  • Lead category sourcing and contracting for the project through contract execution and post contract award management activities
  • The successful candidate will improve the value of third party spend, working with multi-discipline project teams and key suppliers to manage risks, seek innovation and contribute to our projects
  • You will work closely with technical and project management partners to ensure products and services are delivered safely to specification and in line with contractual agreements
  • You will have a positive relationship with contracted suppliers and identify areas of innovation
  • Support supply chain development team with up-to-date knowledge on local content and supplier opportunities for the Foundations Category
  • Ensure achievement of functional and project performance targets
  • Ensure the project demonstrates wider procurement capability from the Category organisations
  • Enable compliant yet efficient P2P processes and ensure project takeaways and feedback is shared with relevant collaborators

Requirements

  • Genuine passion for the Low Carbon Energy space and curiosity about Offshore Wind and the renewables supply chain
  • Proven track record of delivery in sourcing, contracting and post-award management roles, ideally related to WTG Foundations or with large capex or offshore scopes
  • Commercial mentality, analytical skills, and able to confidently negotiate large, sophisticated contracts and liaise with all levels of partners
  • Experience with P2P systems, procurement authorities, and operational procurement execution
  • Ability to perform optimally in a team environment, interfacing with contractors, suppliers, and multi-discipline teams, demonstrating agile, collaborative, supportive and conscientious personal characteristics
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