Project Procurement Manager

UK, (Swindon), - (Flexible/Hybrid Working)
Competitive Salary
01 Aug 2022
31 Aug 2022
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Procurement Manager

Location – Swindon, UK (Flexible/Hybrid Working)

Contract Type – Permanent

Working Hours – Full time

Closing Date – 31 August 2022

Key Responsibilities

Optimise supply chain measures for worldwide and innovative projects in the development, construction and/ or operational phases. Develop and execute sourcing, assessment, negotiation and contract execution strategies. Develop, negotiate and apply appropriate contract terms and conditions to suit project activities. Develop and maintain comprehensive understanding / knowledge of supply chain in identified market sectors. Lead highly complex negotiations with external suppliers and represent RWETI when meeting/negotiating with senior internal and external stakeholders. Optimising the price vs performance ratio and leverage market synergies. Claim and deviation management throughout project execution phase. Ensure that commercial project issues are addressed in accordance with company policies and procedures. Establish and maintain strong working / strategic relationships with project team and relevant business stakeholders. Contribute to the creation and operation of project procurement initiatives / continuous improvement.  

Knowledge & Skills

MCIPS (or working towards), alternatively a relevant business or engineering degree is desirable. Expected to have significant experience in construction/infrastructure or complex procurement projects. Proven capability / skills in complex CAPEX & OPEX negotiations. Highly motivated and possess strong interpersonal skills; candidates should be capable of operating to tight timescales with the minimum of guidance and be able to communicate effectively at all levels of the business. Ability to influence and manage across multiple international cultures and a geographically diverse portfolio. Ability to influence and manage across multi-disciplinary teams. Internationally oriented, fully committed, flexible and ready to travel to meet the business requirements. For roles based in UK very good communication skills in English required with German and Dutch seen as an added benefit.  For roles based in Germany very good communication skills in German and English required.   

What we will offer you 

Up to 15% annual bonus 

A personal retirement savings plan – if you put in 5% we will top up by a further 10% and you will get life assurance worth 4 x annual salary  

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pro-rata 

Car Allowance

Company Paid Private Medical Insurance for you and your family 

Access to flexible benefits such as Critical Illness, Dental Plan, Health Cash Plan, Share Incentive Plan, Cycle2Work, Electric Car Lease Scheme, Buy Additional Annual Leave and retail savings scheme 

Occupational Health support services for your wellbeing 

Access to our employee assistance programme in times of need 

Up to 2 days volunteering a year 

Flexible working time arrangements through hybrid working within the framework of operational possibilities 

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Working at RWE

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Equal Opportunities

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation and to valuing the contribution that our employees make. We welcome and respect differences in culture, background, working style, education and other less obvious differences.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Our energy for a sustainable life

RWE has reliably supplied people and companies with electricity for more than 120 years. The way we generate power is changing fundamentally and RWE is driving this change. RWE is committed to be carbon-neutral by 2040, and to generating electricity in a clean, safe and affordable way.

RWE in the UK

We operate a large and diverse portfolio of power generation assets in the UK. We are the UK’s second largest generator of thermal flexible capacity, supplying around 10% of the UK’s electricity last year with 8.6GW of installed capacity. The portfolio includes the UK’s largest fleet of gas-fired power stations, along with a small amount of Biomass and Hydro plants.