Team Lead, Construction Procurement Manager MEP


Job Ref: #315

Cleantech, EV & EV Charging, Others


Our client is looking to hire a Construction Procurement Manager to lead and mentor a team of skilled Global Supply Analysts and Senior Buyers. This person should have in-depth knowledge of MEP construction suppliers and contractors and have experience in sourcing strategy development. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic workplace. 



  • Lead and mentor a team of procurement professionals.
  • Execute the MEP and Equipment Development sourcing strategy for construction scopes.
  • Develop strong stakeholder support and cooperation on commodities ranging from facilities and construction services to material buyouts.
  • Pre-qualify and synthesize supplier, industry, and market research for construction commodities to develop sourcing strategy.
  • Process of data collection and analysis of spend data for construction commodities.
  • Ensuring commodity spend is managed efficiently and effectively and within contract compliance.
  • Supporting commodity business planning and savings.
  • Establish measurement metrics and tools to monitor progress, such as tracking labor productivity burn rates
  • Implementing Worldwide/Regional/Country agreements, as necessary, to consolidate suppliers/spending.
  • Provide analysis of existing requirements and pricing to ensure the most cost-effective options.
  • Analyse historical spending as well as forecast spending and savings by commodity/business.
  • Develop a solid understanding of cost drivers and contracts by commodity
  • Maintain day-to-day supplier relationships, act as the lead point of contact for all commercial issues.
  • Identify and negotiate commercial cost reduction opportunities
  • Support Engineering to identify suppliers available for sourcing.
  • Issue RFx (RFQ, RFB, and RFP) for sourcing construction commodities.
  • Review, analyse and clarify quote packages from suppliers and service providers. Make and present recommendations to award.
  • Support/Lead a strategic sourcing approval process.
  • Work on “Lean” initiatives and identify other sourcing efficiencies via benchmarking, VA/VE, competitive quotes, and resourcing.
  • Negotiate, evaluate, and issue PO’s and Work Orders for construction commodities.
    Review change order proposals and make approval or rejection recommendations.


Background & Requirements

  • At least five to eight years of Extensive experience in purchasing, preferably in MEP, Construction or Facilities space
  • Team leading/management experience
  • Additional experience in project controls or construction management preferred
  • MS or BS in Engineering, Construction Management, and/or evidence of exceptional experience
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power BI
  • Hi-tech, construction, and/or automotive industry experience
  • Strategic Sourcing, Opportunity Analyses, and Contract Negotiations
  • Fluency in Spanish and English. French language skills would also be of benefit



  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Influencing
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision making
  • Adaptability
  • Flexibility
  • Resourcefulness

Envision AESC is a world-leading battery technology company with battery plants in Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States and China. It is currently building a battery factory in Navalmoral de la Mata, municipality of Cáceres, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, a project supported by the Government of Spain with the aim of boosting the economy of that region and advancing the energy transition.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of the largest battery manufacturing project in the world, while also joining one of the most exciting large-scale industrial developments ever created in recent years, embracing new technologies and emerging markets to support the rapidly changing and growing electric vehicle market.

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Salima Mantere

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