Procurement Consultant

Mott MacDonald

Location: England

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Join our rapidly growing Supply Chain and Procurement practice supporting some of the most exciting projects and clients in the UK. Working within a leading employee owned global consultancy, you will be contributing to our teams ambitious growth and supporting the delivery of strategic change across a range of sectors and clients.

Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it's employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.


As a Procurement Consultant you will be be working within the advisory and programme delivery team as a procurement specialist, providing strategic procurement advice to external clients and internally within the wider Mott MacDonald business.

A bit about the team
Our advisory and programme delivery unit delivers services to projects ranging in scale and complexity from £million's to £20bn, through the technical disciplines of programme management, project management, project controls, scheduling, cost management, estimating, infrastructure finance, management consulting, digital consulting, education and healthcare management. We are currently looking for a Procurement Consultant to join our team.

What you will contribute to the team;

  • Managing teams of mixed professional backgrounds, but primarily supply chain managers and technical specialists depending on project requirements,
  • Developing bespoke procurement and contract strategies,
  • Providing advice to clients on procurement strategy, contract selection, scheduling and resourcing of procurement activities and selection criteria,
  • Designing delivery structures and target contract models
  • Determining client and supply chain capability and capacity to inform strategy development
  • Analysis of current and future suppliers and their resilience
  • Establishing supply chain management processes and systems.
  • Review of procurement and supply chain systems to provide confidence and insight
  • Managing procurement processes, and the delivery of procurement activities, in the capacity of a specialist consultant service to clients. Provide support and advice on complex or challenging processes as required
  • Providing oversight and intervention throughout a procurement process to identify and resolve current or future issues
  • Embedding sustainability measures throughout the supply chain, including capture and reporting of sustainability performance information.
All locations throughout the UK will be considered.
Candidate Specification :

Required for the position of Strategic Procurement Consultant;

  • Strong track record of delivering strategic procurement, experience of infrastructure projects is an advantage
  • Providing oversight and intervention throughout a procurement process to identify and resolve current or future issues
  • Embedding sustainability measures throughout the supply chain, including capture and reporting of sustainability performance information

Preferred, but not required

  • MCIPS qualified or RICS desirable
  • Ability to manage internal resource plans, budgets, reports, and undertake other administrative and business administration activities as necessary

If you meet 80% or more of what we're looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn't know we need.

Locations - London, United Kingdom / Southampton, United Kingdom / Cardiff, United Kingdom / Manchester, United Kingdom / Birmingham, United Kingdom / Glasgow, United Kingdom

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