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Contracts and Procurement Manager

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £55k - 70k per year
Reference: J42970
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 29th November 2023
Closing: 27th December 2023

A large national developer of renewable energy projects is looking for a Contracts and Procurement Manager to join their team based in Edinburgh.

With a portfolio of part and fully owned wind farm projects across the UK and an ambition to expand into Europe they are passionate about generating clean energy and supporting the UK and Europe’s net zero ambitions. 

Based in their Edinburgh headquarters they are looking for someone to work in a dedicated project team managing all commercial and contractual aspects and the commercial relationship with suppliers and stakeholders to the project.

This job will include:

  • Liaison with the Construction Manager to preserve and enhance project value through strong contract execution and relationship management of stakeholders.  
  • Contributing to setting the project strategy, construction planning and ensuring delivery of both.
  • Reporting on all commercial aspects of the project on a monthly basis;
    Keep the Procurement Plan with ley delivery dates updated in line with the program.
  • Compiling board papers
  • Overall responsibility for the commercial planning and optimization of the project including; Structuring, negotiating and delivering the required supplier contracts in accordance with the programme and business case.
  • Support the team in identification and execution of value creation and Cost of Energy reduction opportunities.
  • Keep track of budget for all ongoing contracts, and the related variation orders and claims.
  • Have regularly status meetings with suppliers and the construction company for the project, to follow progress and all commercial topics.

What you need to have:

  • Degree qualified
  • Experience of execution contract management of similar large scale wind/construction projects.
  • Experience of managing VOs and claims on construction projects.
  • Strong experience of commercial negotiation.
  • Experience with Supplier relationship Management.
  • Relevant professional qualification ie CIPS/RICS

On offer is a competitive salary, annual bonus, family medical care, electric car scheme and more with hybrid working as standard.

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