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Project Buyer





Posted: 08/02/2024

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Bouygues Energies & Services has a fantastic opportunity available for a Project Buyer to be based from our Bristol office in Bradley Stoke, working on the Sizewell C (SZC) project. 

Our team have been carrying out amazing work on the Hinkley Point C (HPC) emergency diesel generators (EDG) project. As a result of this project’s success, we are now looking to grow our team and recruit a Project Buyer focusing on SZC, a HPC replication project.

Job Purpose:

To support all upstream commercial aspects of supply chain contracting for all direct goods on the SZC Emergency Diesel Generator project including RFP preparation, tender assessment, negotiation, subcontract placement and consolidation of supply chain feedback to assist with client.

The Role:

Support completion of an overall Procurement Strategy/Plan for Sizewell C project.

Work within the existing Procurement Procedures to Sizewell C and suggest improvements.

Produce bespoke contract/commercial solutions for each subcontract required for Hinkley Point C and Sizewell C.

Engage with new potential suppliers.

Support production of Procurement Schedules that align with client timescales.

Engage with the finance department to agree on pricing schedules, payment plans, currency allocation, insurance, bonds etc.

Assess suitability of existing suppliers and frameworks for future procurement.

Review technical specifications for procurement suitability.

Support with creating a final list of sub-contractors for tender activity.

Prepare RFI and ITT documentation for each SZC work package using existing templates and suggesting improvements.

Assist with the assessment of supplier proposals from a commercial, legal and price perspective.

Manage tender queries process.

Serve as liaison between suppliers and project team.

Negotiate with subcontractors for best value.

Manage the contract award to successful sub-contractors.

Assist with the delivery of all SZC logistics requirements.

Handle non-legal/technical disputes that do not require legal support.

Help to ensure that all requirements of the client contract are filtered down through the supply chain.

Ensure a well-documented procurement process.

Support the Procurement Manager and Quality Manager with any external or internal audits of the procurement function.

Assist with the Subcontract Review Record process.

Assist with management of procurement KPIs and suggest improvements.

Assist with internal reporting, reporting/deliverables sent to the client, quality management system registers etc.

The person will ideally have:

Previous procurement experience

Planning/project management experience

Commercial/contract expertise

Strong communication and influencing skills 

We rely on the experience and expertise of our people to help us deliver our projects. In addition to your technical expertise, we are looking for people who demonstrate our key values - Respect, Excellent, Courage, Integrity, Passion and Empowerment. We expect all staff to contribute towards our commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff and members of our supply chain.
In return, we offer a challenging and rewarding working environment, with the opportunity to work across a range of high-profile projects.

Why choose Bouygues? Why be one of our next generation?

A blend of structured training and hands-on experience

The opportunity to work on ambitious and complex projects alongside industry leading experts

UK and worldwide opportunities

Volunteering opportunities

Be Yourself!

Here at Bouygues we value the creativity and innovation that our diverse workforce brings, encouraging people from all backgrounds, particularly those from underrepresented communities to apply. By joining us, you will be inspired to bring your full self to the workplace, speak up and share your unique ideas. You will also have an opportunity to join our employee led diversity & inclusion communities such as WeLink (women network), Encompass (LGBTQ+), Kaleidoscope (BAME), Disability and Wellness peer support network, Parents and Carers network.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We value your privacy and we are committed to protecting your personal details.  If you choose to apply for this role, please do not include any sensitive data on your CV which reveals (directly or indirectly); your race or ethnic origins, your political, philosophical or religious opinions, or your membership of a trade union, your social security number, or information which relates to your health or sexual orientation or to any criminal convictions

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