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AECOM Procurement Consultant in Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

At AECOM we help our clients to deliver the most iconic and complex building and infrastructure projects in the world. We do this by leveraging our world-class talent, scale and unique service offering to produce results. It’s one thing to imagine a better world. AECOM was built to deliver it.

We have commenced a journey to build a market leading contracts and procurement service to support our clients to deliver their high-value and complex infrastructure projects. We strive to offer excellence across the full procurement lifecycle, from front-end advisory to develop the optimum procurement strategy through to effective delivery of procurement competitions.

If you think you can help us on our journey and if you thrive working in a client facing environment, we’d love to hear from you.

Key objectives of the role:

Provide high-quality procurement advice and support to AECOM’s infrastructure clients on their flagship projects:

  • Work on projects with up to two clients at a time.

  • Contribute your expertise to the development of the procurement service offering.

  • Collaborate with AECOM colleagues to deliver quality outcomes for our clients.

  • Challenge yourself in a market leading business.

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Provide procurement strategy advice including leading clients through the process of designing the optimum delivery model, contract strategy, commercial model and route to market for their project.

  • Lead the competitive procurement process including market engagement, supplier shortlisting, tender document development, tender management, evaluation and negotiation.

  • Provide advice on commercial topics including incentive models and performance management.

  • Support the development of AECOM’s procurement service offering.

  • Under general supervision of daily work, purchases supplies and services from vendors at the lowest cost, according to company standards and specifications.

  • Prepares requests for proposals analyzes quotes received, selects vendors, schedules and expedites deliveries and follows up on invoices received.

  • This level requires a proven ability to apply professional concepts in a productive, consistent fashion.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience delivering complex procurement projects.

  • Broad range of project experience.

  • Enjoys being accountable and takes pride in the quality of their work.

  • Can work independently while being confident to approach colleagues for support when required.

  • Good influencing skills.

  • Can evidence good levels of commercial acumen and the benefits this has delivered to various projects.

  • Passionate about individual, team and client success.

Preferred technical knowledge:

  • Rail, highway, aviation, utility sector understanding

  • Standard contract forms including NEC or FIDIC

  • Public Contract Regulations understanding

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant degree, for example, in business, engineering or science

  • CIPS qualified or equivalent

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266762BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - London - Aldgate Tower

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.