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Procurement Manager

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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Non CIPS member
Job Description

We're AtkinsRéalis, a world-leading design, engineering, and project management organization. We connect people, data, and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems.

Our Project & Programme Services team are proud to deliver on some of the most prestigious construction projects across the world. It's thanks to our talented people and their diverse thinking, expertise and knowledge. Join us and you'll be part of our genuinely collaborative environment, where everyone is supported to make the most of their talents and expertise.

When it comes to work-life balance, AtkinsRéalis is a great place to be. So, let's discuss how our flexible and remote working policies can support your priorities. We're passionate about are work while valuing each other equally. So, ask us about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality and being a 'Disability Confident' and 'Inclusive Employer.

Our awesome transportation team make the biggest, most complex and ambitious infrastructure projects happen. Whether it's forming the backbone of Britain's transport network on High Speed 2, transforming how the railway works on East Coast Digital Programme, increasing our international connectivity on Heathrow Airport, helping the country deliver sustainable energy solutions or delivering safe and reliable journeys for National Highways and local government bodies, a career with us represents an opportunity to make a positive difference to the communities we serve and for future generations to come. And, we do all of this whilst working with fun and passion.

We are currently looking for a Procurement Manager to support growth across our Infrastructure and Transportation programmes. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a business with a strong reputation for delivering high quality services within complex environments.

Working with clients across the public and private sector, you will use your skills - technical and others - to share your knowledge, expertise, and experience, and ultimately to deliver fantastic services. You will work collaboratively with our clients and their supply chain partners to develop/deliver solutions to complex and dynamic problems.

  • Degree qualified.
  • MRICS, MCIPS or MCIOB or working towards one of these qualifications (or similar).
  • An awareness of procurement delivery models and routes to market to procure a variety of services, works and supply contracts.
  • To give advice to clients to help them determine their procurement and commercial strategies singularly or part of a wider business case.
  • Suitable procurement experience on major programmes and complex projects - these could be within infrastructure, building, engineering, manufacturing, oil and gas etc.
  • Effective deployment of market information in strategy development and understands and interprets market information appropriately and deploys it effectively in strategy development.
  • Knowledge of collaborative forms of procurement development such as Alliances, Partnering, ECI and Multi lotted Collaborative frameworks.
  • Previous experience engaging with suppliers and undertaking Early Market Engagements. (Desirable).
  • Knowledge of construction forms of contract such as NEC, JCT, FIDIC.
  • Experience of working within the requirements of Public Sector regulations these could include the.
  • Public Contracts Regulations, Utility Regulations and/or Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations and their post Brexit forms.
  • Able to deliver construction cost analyses and benchmarking reports including identification of cost drivers and their proportionate impact.
  • Experience planning, developing and delivering and managing procurement activities to deliver contracts and frameworks for works, goods and services contracts. Including prequalification, tender and negotiation of contracts, procurement governance and gateway management and contact award recommendations using procurement processes and systems.
  • Previous experience of market engagement, Supply-chain analysis and mapping, to inform procurement and commercial strategies.
  • Experience developing and preparing tender and enquiry packs and work with stakeholders to prepare evaluation plans and the development of requirements.
  • Strong communication and experience working with multiple stakeholders including legal, finance, engineers and programme teams.
  • Experience of working in a client focused environment - working closely with clients, collaboratively with other consultants and contractors.
  • Ability to devise and implement commercial policy and solutions to a wide range of clients and stakeholders.
  • Ability to take personal responsibility in dealing with clients and stakeholders while striving to exceed their expectations.
  • Ability to manage personal workload.
  • Excellent document drafting and analysis skills.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills.
  • Experience in developing bespoke contractual models.


Experience in any of the following:
  • Developing Commercial Governance Procedures, Processes and Systems.
  • eSourcing and/or eEvaluation Systems.
  • Category Management.
  • Developing Packaging/ Lotting Strategies.
  • Running and managing dynamic purchasing systems/ auctions - public and/ or private sector.
  • Contract Negotiation - in a Competitive Dialogue/ Competitive Negotiation setting.
  • Commercial Management.
  • Contract/ Project Management.
  • Key Account Management (KAM).
  • Risk and Opportunity Management.
  • Project financing - debt or equity.
  • Procurement as a profession and discipline is growing within F+G, as such experience in winning work would be beneficial.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Join our Project & Programme Services team and expand your career on some of the industry's most exciting and newsworthy construction projects - from Sizewell C to the world's tallest hotel, London's Heathrow Airport to Europe's first eco-friendly mosque. You'll enjoy invaluable exposure to international expertise as well as innovation in local niche areas. Communities are at the heart of our work and our people are proud to be working towards a Net Zero Carbon future and regenerating cities across the UK.

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual's abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview, and we'll discuss any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update - you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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