Category Procurement Manager - Fit Out

12 Oct 2021
11 Nov 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Category Procurement Manager (Fit-Out)

Location: Dartford or Manchester

Permanent, Full time role - Hybrid working split between office and home

Are you a procurement professional who works on construction fit-out? Do you purchase commodities or subcontracts for large fit-out projects? Then Laing O'Rourke has an opportunity for you.

The Procurement Manager will be responsible for the Fit-Out category. Working in our buildings team you will require knowledge of various types of fit-out. Do you want to grow your knowledge of fitting-out on commodities and contracts of major projects? Then please review the duties below.

Key Capabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Proactively manage vendor selection and manage performance
  • A strong procurement background
  • Commercial negotiation and order management
  • Strategic development along with strong commercial business acumen to create compelling category plans - balancing cost, quality and risks;
  • Assisting with bids
  • Proactively execute cluster replace "cluster" with "category" plans using strategic sourcing methodology
  • Build and develop mutually beneficial relationships with your key suppliers to identify opportunities and ideas
  • Deliver internal and external customer satisfaction whilst maintaining unimpeachable professional standards.

Success profile:

  • Knowledge of one of; architecture, flooring, partitions, facades, joinery, finishes or similar.
  • An innovative thinker who has the ability to communicate at various levels and engage suppliers

Would you like to join a market leading procurement team? Do you want genuine career path guidance and regular reviews? Then don't hesitate to apply.

Don't match all the criteria? We are open and always happy to hear from people with transferable skill sets and a commitment to learning.

About us:

We are an international engineering and construction company delivering state-of-the-art infrastructure and buildings projects for clients in the UK, Middle East and Australia.

Certainty, reliability, quality - this is what our clients want. And at Laing O'Rourke, we have more than 150 years of experience delivering it.

Laing O'Rourke's story is one of energy, passion, ambition, people and teamwork. We harness the power of our experience, stretching back over a century and a half to deliver certainty for our clients.

Diversity and sustainability:

We value and care about difference at Laing O'Rourke and believe a diverse team drives innovation.

We are a global multicultural business committed to the inclusion of all employees, enabling everyone to feel accepted, respected and valued for being themselves.

We have set out far-reaching global sustainability targets including a commitment to achieve equal numbers of men and women amongst our global staff by 2033. For more information, please visit:


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