Senior Procurement Specialist

£74478.65 - £80685.20 per annum + plus company benefits + bonus
17 Jan 2013
14 Feb 2013
Tom Church
Bid Manager

My client, a leading mining and minerals development organisation, currently requires a Senior Procurement Specialist.

The Senior Procurement Specialist will be responsible for coordinating the preparation, tendering, and administration of purchasing and contracts for a Copper Mill Optimization project.

The project will consist of the modernization of the Copper Mill due to the age of the current facilities. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing procurement and contract procedures on the mill modernization project as well as other large projects. These will include purchasing and contract planning; selection, adaptation, or drafting of commercial terms and conditions, overall proposal or bid cycle planning and management; request for proposal drafting; bid analysis, evaluation and commercial review in conjunction with ‘engineering'; commercial negotiation; purchase order and contract writing, award and administration; change management; progress reporting; commercial close-out; master agreement, vendor information and procurement history data management.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and skills:

* Educated to degree level in an engineering discipline.
* Educated to post-graduate level is desirable.
* Thorough experience of procurment and contract management on large projects.
* 10 + years experience of working within procurement on large scale projects, preferably for the full life cycle.
* Proven management and supervisory experience.
* Excellent communication skills - written and verbal.

If this role is of interest please email an up to date copy of your CV including project experience Please send any references from employers as well as, your current and expected salary and package.

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