Company: ENGIE
Skills: Purchasing
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

ENGIE are recruiting for a Procurement Manager to cover Healthcare and Education contracts across Yorkshire and the North West (including Leeds, Wakefield, Halifax, Blackburn and Burnley). This is a permanent, full-time role which can be based at any of our offices within the Region. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

The expectations of the Procurement Manager role are to illustrate responsibility for maximising delivered financial value and enhance visibility and perception of Procurement within ENGIE UK.

This would be measured by successfully and smoothly implementing new supplier contracts and delivering ongoing value and savings in line with the Procurement Policy.

Procurement Managers are assigned to a specific Operating Unit within ENGIE's Public Sector division - this particular role will cover contracts across Leeds, Halifax, Wakefield, Blackburn and Burnley - where they must establish excellent working relationships with multiple contracts across a number sites. Procurement Managers must become a trusted advisor to these contracts and the conduit between them and the wider Procurement team.

Reporting into the Senior Procurement Manager, this is an important role for the Public Sector Procurement Function which is key to success of wider Business Financial performance.

What is your day to day?

  • Delivering consistent and professional Procurement services to internal customers
  • Delivering value (including bottom line savings) on an ongoing basis, meeting specific in-year targets whilst proactively looking for new opportunities.
  • Engaging with internal Stakeholders to understand the requirement and support in delivering Procurement solutions that match these.
  • Be a driver in raising the visibility and perception of Procurement.
  • Managing suppliers who deliver services that are specific to the Business Unit and sourcing new suppliers who are best able to meet the needs of the Business; ensuring best value, fitness for purpose, risk reduction and a quality service to the end customer.
  • Identify opportunities to deliver value by alignment with our Category approach and manage the successful delivery and transparent reporting of deliverables.
  • Identifying innovation for delivery to our end customers.
  • Streamlining procurement processes and procedures.
  • Delivering and exceeding on our sustainability commitments.
  • Ensure the spend they look after complies with the ENGIE UK Procurement Strategy, Policies and Processes.
  • Ensure ENGIE UK is leveraging parent company group agreements.
  • Input proactively to all reporting (compliance, spend, savings and other) including making recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Publicise Supplier Framework Agreements and Contracts across the business to ensure colleagues are aware of who to buy from and how much to pay.
  • Ensure mobilisation solutions support individual client sustainability (CSR) commitments and ENGIE UK targets as appropriate.

Who are you?
  • Experience of similar multi-stakeholder organisations/roles
  • Suitable procurement, commercial and or financial / accounting or QS experience within a similar industry sector
  • Educated to degree/ diploma level (or working towards) in either Procurement, Business, Law, Surveying, Accounting
  • Understanding and practical application of base UK law applicable to Commercial / contracts.
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to tailor approach based on the audience
  • Financial acumen with an ability to analyse data and documentation with accuracy
  • Skilled negotiator with proven experience in a procurement / commercial environment
  • PC Literate with knowledge of MS applications e.g. Word, Excel

Who are we?

ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of low carbon energy, services and regeneration.

We combine these activities to enable our customers & stakeholders to embrace a greener, more efficient and increasingly digital world.

Our purpose is to make zero carbon happen for businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland - accelerating the transition towards a net zero carbon world. Our 17,000 employees make this possible by reducing energy consumption, greening supply and enabling progress through innovative technology, data & partnerships. We are also shaping the future of responsible business by reconciling economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet.

Globally, the ENGIE Group employs 170,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €60.1 billion in 2019.

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For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Jan 4, 2021