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Senior Procurement Consultant at AECOM

Senior Procurement Consultant

AECOM London, Greater London Full Time
Job Summary

At AECOM we help our clients to deliver the most iconic and complex building and infrastructure projects in the world. We do this by leveraging our world-class talent, scale and unique service offering to produce results. It’s one thing to imagine a better world. AECOM was built to deliver it.

We have commenced a journey to build a market leading contracts and procurement service to support our clients to deliver their high-value and complex infrastructure projects. We strive to offer excellence across the full procurement lifecycle, from front-end advisory to develop the optimum procurement strategy through to effective delivery of procurement competitions.

If you think you can help us on our journey and if you thrive working in a client facing environment, we’d love to hear from you.

Key objectives of the role:

Provide high-quality procurement advice and support to AECOM’s infrastructure clients on their flagship projects:

  • Lead projects with up to two clients at any given time.

  • Contribute your expertise to the development of the procurement service offering.

  • Collaborate with AECOM colleagues to deliver quality outcomes for our clients.

  • Challenge yourself in a market leading business.

  • Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Provide procurement strategy advice including leading clients through the process of designing the optimum delivery model, contract strategy, commercial model and route to market for their project.

  • Lead the competitive procurement process including market engagement, supplier shortlisting, tender document development, tender management, evaluation and negotiation.

  • Provide advice on commercial topics including incentive models and performance management.

  • Support work winning activity including identifying leads with existing AECOM clients and contributing to proposal documentation.

  • Support the development of AECOM’s procurement service offering.

  • Under limited supervision of daily work, purchases supplies and services from vendors at the lowest cost, according to company standards and specifications.

  • Prepares requests for proposals analyzes quotes received, selects vendors, schedules and expedites deliveries and follows up on invoices received.

  • This level requires a proven ability to apply professional concepts in a productive, consistent fashion.

  • Minimum Requirements

  • Proven capability delivering complex procurement projects over a sustained period.

  • Broad range of project experience.

  • Enjoys being accountable and takes pride in the quality of their work.

  • Can work independently while being confident to approach colleagues for support when required.

  • Good influencing skills.

  • Can evidence high levels of commercial acumen and the benefits this has delivered to various projects.

  • Passionate about individual, team and client success.

  • Well connected across the industry.

  • Preferred technical knowledge:

  • Rail, highway, aviation, utility sector understanding

  • Standard contract forms including NEC or FIDIC

  • Public Contract Regulations understanding

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant degree, for example, in business, engineering or science

  • CIPS qualified or equivalent

  • Your benefits will include:

    Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

    You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

     

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