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Procurement Manager

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leatherhead
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 105
Job Published: July 30, 2018 09:43

Job Description

Our Procurement Team have an exciting opportunity for a proficient Procurement Manager to come and support the Residential South team in Leatherhead,  where you will be accountable for delivering a number of business procurement projects.


The main responsibilities of this role are


Market Analysis/Intelligence -Analysis of basic data, business presentations, and the ability to  draw conclusions or recommendations both at bid and delivery stage

Selection of Suppliers - Business based comparison (commercial/operational/value) to generate shortlist and recommend approach

Negotiation of terms & price against targets - Conclude terms/SLA and report saving/loss on project by project basis. Maximise value by considering alternative options - product/programme whilst ensuring revenue to group is continued.

Maximise group value by engaging group suppliers with business unit sub-contractors considering alternative options - product/programme/business opportunities

Understand and manage supplier product and performance against Wates’ strategic CSR

Target improvement on business value through, design improvement, standardisation, value engineering,  reducing duplication of people ,materials and equipment


To be successful you will have a strong knowledge of Housebuilding and specification management, the ability to understand drawings, contracts & sub-contracts.  You will be a great communicator and self-motivated as well as being a capable negotiator having proven experience of improving contract terms.  You will be skilled at managing meetings, addressing issues and delivering satisfactory conclusions for all parties. Proven experience in the management of project schedules, deliverables (time & cost) and demonstrable experience in breaking down contract packages and tendering individual sections of a trade.


 Ideally you will hold MCIPS or equivalent.


A bit about us:


Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. Our vision is to become the most trusted partner in the built environment with an ambition to become a £2bn turnover business.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, along with communities and the environment, run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditations with C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People.



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