Procurement Lead - Leading Independent Power Producer / Energy Storage Projects

Location London
Discipline: Leadership & Operations
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Ross Fraser

Contact email: r.fraser@mintselection.com
Job ref: 33885
Published: 5 days ago

Procurement Lead – Leading Independent Power Producer / Energy Storage Projects

 

Mint Selection is partnered with a highly-successful, investor-backed Independent Power Producer who own and operate one of Europe’s largest grid flexibility and energy storage portfolios.

As part of their current multi-GW pipeline, they are developing a number of cutting edge energy projects including Green Hydrogen and Pumped Storage Hydro.

As they move these projects through development, we are looking to appoint a Procurement Lead who can devise and execute the company’s Procurement strategy, acting as a central function supporting diverse project areas.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain the company procurement strategy with due consideration of supply chain constraints

  • Identify key internal and external local and global stakeholders to develop a strategic procurement management plan to source the best products and suppliers

  • Initiate, manage and maintain strategic relationships with key supply chain partners

  • Manage the procurement process from scheduling activities, scoping and tendering packages, evaluation, negotiation, finalisation and production of robust documentation

  • Assist in developing project tendering and procurement strategies that align with the Company strategy

  • Establish annual Procurement Strategy document and strategic outsourcing plan, identifying annual procurement initiatives

  • Provide regular updates and reports to key internal stakeholders

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of developments in relevant local, national and international supply chains including knowledge of current market rates

  • Ensure compliance of procurement management processes across all activities within the ISO framework, and provide guidance to wider company staff

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience leading procurement for complex projects within the Energy, Utilities or Infrastructure sectors

  • Track record of developing and executing a successful end-to-end procurement strategy from initial contract query through to close

  • Able to articulate a complex procurement strategy to key internal and external stakeholders

  • Knowledge of procurement processes for both hardware and services

  • Commercial acumen to lead negotiations with each stage of the supply chain

  • Any experience in procurement of turbines and complex mechanical parts would be beneficial

  • Proactive, hands-on approach and comfortable working as part of a dynamic team

 

Click to apply if you have an up-to-date CV or alternatively, email r.fraser@mintselection.com to arrange a confidential, exploratory chat.