Senior Procurement Officer

15 September 20222022-09-15
Negotiable salary
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Senior Procurement Officer


Negotiable salary

Recruit 12 has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Procurement Officer to join a groundwork and civil engineering company based in Birmingham, supporting some of the country’s biggest construction companies.

The company was Established in 1994 to deliver groundworks and civil engineering services.

As a Senior Procurement Officer your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Sourcing the best products to satisfy company and customer requirements
  • Sourcing new suppliers, ensuring they fulfill the company pre-qualification process
  • Obtaining quotations, placing orders with suppliers at agreed rates and terms
  • Liaising with estimating team to ensure an accurate project cost
  • Supporting allocated projects with all aspects of procurement
  • Champion effective and efficient purchasing processes, implementing appropriate improvements with relevant departments
  • Supporting team members and other departments with queries arising

To be successful as a Senior Procurement Officer, you must have:

  • proven track record buying products for use within the civil engineering sector
  • good track record of building and maintaining relationships with internal teams and supply chain
  • strong coordination, interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills
  • ability to support multiple contracts, work to strict deadlines, prioritize, and plan workload
  • attention to detail with the ability to identify commercial risks and proposals to mitigate
  • flexible approach and able to work under pressure with a can-do attitude
  • proven track record of mentoring and motivating team members
  • experience of the commercial build environment is preferable
  • appreciation of contract law and associated industry priorities (e.g. ethical sourcing)


  • 10 years of civil engineering/construction experience
  • 5 years experience in procurement


  • Construction related qualification
  • CIPS or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics – NAVISION

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Construction, Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note that Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa.