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Procurement Manager - HS2 (Birmingham)

Note: Hourly rates will vary for payments under PAYE status or via an umbrella company


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Procurement Manager to join a major joint venture on HS2 for a long term contract based in Birmingham.

This will be a challenging career development role that will significantly help further your knowledge of project planning on major civil construction projects and refine your leadership skills.


Reporting to the Head of Procurement.

  • The day to day management of a team of buyers delivering the procurement input required on pre­ qualifications, tenders and projects as required.
  • Establish training and career plans for each member of the team, utilising the Procurement Training.
  • The on-going coaching, mentoring, training and development of the team members against the agreed plans.
  • To compile, send out tender sub-contract and materials enquiries for assessment.
  • To actively participate in the tender settlement process, meeting with key tenderers where necessary and producing commercial proposals on tender submissions including discounts, fixed price allowances for agreement with the Head of Procurement.
  • Writing a review of quality answers for tenders as required.
  • Liaise with site management on both sub-contract and materials procurement, propose strategy for the procurement of key packages and agree critical programme dates within a procurement schedule.
  • Deliver procurement required for the project as agreed within the project procurement strategy.
  • Check all order number requests for allocated projects ensuring that the correct process has been followed and that all requisite checks have been made, including but not limited to, financial checks, health and safety checks, competency of the organisation and supervision.
  • Check subcontract documentation on key trades compiled by the Quantity Surveyor prior to issue.
  • Audit procurement activity on sites to ensure proper use of term orders and that all relevant processes and strategies are being met and adhered to.
  • Produce reports for the team on a weekly, monthly basis as required.
  • Contribute to the effective & sustainable management of the supply chain, reviewing questionnaire's, ensuring performance ratings are carried out for allocated projects, meeting with Supplier's and Subcontractor's to discuss performance where required.
  • Ensure project close outs are held recording commercial outcome of key packages and advising on any lessons to be learnt or refinements required to the procurement processes I documentation.
  • Contribute to the overall departmental strategy and writing of strategic material as required.


  • Previous experience as a Procurement Manager
  • Excellent all round procurement experience, be commercially astute and knowledgeable about the construction market and impact of wider economic issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and will be required to provide the appropriate original evidence. Throughout the business, CarmichaelUK promotes a culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. We place paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance by calling us on 020 8522 8888 and we will be pleased to help where possible. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. To view similar positions at various locations throughout the UK visit our website.

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