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Senior Procurement Manager – Chingford

  • £60,000
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • Essex

The Company:

My client specialise in refurbishment, restoration and new build projects within a value range between £250k and £7m for both the public and private clients under Traditional and Design & Build contracts within Commercial and Industrial, Education. Social and Private Housing and Communal sectors. They aim to achieve 100% compliance and best quality on every project which is reflected in the high percentage of repeat business we achieve

The role and responsibilities will extend to the following:

Liaising with Project Managers/Site Managers and Commercial Surveyors to ensure supplies and materials are delivered to multiple sites in a timely manner;

Assisting with all procurement tasks including sourcing and developing suppliers as well as contracts management throughout the term.

Coordinating the allocation of plant delivery and maintaining appropriate documentation;

Efficiently managing key supplier accounts in order to maximise company profitability and improve payment terms;

Planning and scheduling delivery timetables and organising itineraries;

Developing improved purchasing processes and procedures.

The Candidate:

A strong candidate will have the following key skills:

Be able to efficiently prioritise deliverables whilst working to strict deadlines under pressure and possess proven analytical, planning, problem-solving, and decision-making skills;

Be personable and approachable character who brings a positive dynamic to the working environment regardless ;

A strong business/commercial acumen, with an excellent knowledge of construction business models and contracting approaches or techniques necessary to achieve best in class deals;

Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to communicate and present data in a clear and concise manner to both internal & external stakeholders across senior levels;

A willingness to foster an ethos of constant improvement across the supply chain function by acting as a role model around quality and process standards in procurement activity.

Excellent IT skills including Excel and Word.

An ability to undertake basic analytical estimating including comparison of supply chain quotations.


The position is based at our modern head office in Essex. The successful candidate will be rewarded with a market competitive package commensurate with this senior position.