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Our Vacancy

Procurement Manager

  • Defence
  • Contracting / Support Functions
  • Glasgow
  • 26/04/24
  • On site

Finding solutions to climate change is the priority of the 21st century, and means switching to low-carbon energy. At Assystem, our mission is to accelerate the energy transition worldwide. To achieve this, our 7,500 Switchers combine their historical engineering expertise and project management with digital technologies.

In our 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Asia) of operation, we are working on the production and distribution of low-carbon electricity, through the development of nuclear and renewable energies. We are also supporting the modernisation and development of energy grids, managing the setup and siting for new transmission and distribution networks, and using hydrogen to decarbonise the transport and industry sectors.

Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.

Job Description

A long-term strategic role for an SC-Cleared senior Procurement Manager within the Public Sector, you will be developing and implementing strategic procurement plans aligned with the Client goals and objectives, under multiple NEC4 Framework Agreements.

  • Responsibilities:
  • Lead Procurement delivery using the regulated procedures including the Competitive Dialogue Procurement Procedure
  • Lead Procurement delivery in accordance with the Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011
  • Prepare and assess Tenders including associated reports
  • Develop and implement strategic procurement plans aligned with Client goals and objectives.
  • Lead procurement strategy development, including category management, supplier selection, and contract negotiation.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the procurement team, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and innovation.
  • Lead strategic sourcing initiatives to identify and evaluate potential vendors, assess their capabilities, and negotiate favourable terms and pricing in accordance with the frameworks.
  • Develop and implement vendor management strategies to optimise supplier relationships and drive value for the Client.

My profile

Qualification, Special Skills or Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in the management and delivery of major construction project procurements in the Defence Sector
  • Experienced in delivering Procurements in accordance with the Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011.
  • Experienced in the delivery of Procurements using the regulated procedures including the Competitive Dialogue Procurement Procedure
  • Experienced in the preparation and production of Tender Reports
  • Supply Chain/Quantity Surveying Academic /professional Qualifications (CSCP, CPSM, CIPS preferred)
  • Good knowledge of Procurement /Contract law and in the application of the NEC3/4 conditions of contract

Due to the nature of this role the successful candidate will require Security clearance. To gain this, you will be required to be a sole UK national

Umbrella Contractor or Staff

Hybrid working with an expectation of 2-3 days on Client site in Glasgow

Benefits include:

  • Pension scheme (8% company contribution / 4% personal contribution)
  • 25 days’ paid annual leave + bank holidays + option to buy or sell days
  • Professional fees reimbursed
  • Flexible working
  • Employee referral scheme



Hybrid remote/in-office

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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