Ref: RP812-53

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our Client is a leading main contractor that operate globally. Following the award of a major project, they urgently require a bilingual French / English speaking Procurement Manager to become involved in a large and complex civil engineering and building project in Luxembourg.

The project value is circa €250m with a duration of 36 months and likely to be extended. There will be at least 1 buyer reporting in to the Procurement Manager, but apart from implementing processes, identifying suppliers, closing negotiations, you will also need to be operational, this is a ‘hands on’ role.


• Managing efficient procurement of materials, equipment and services related to the project.
• Activating market research and enquiries at domestic and international level to identify potential suppliers
• Handling the qualification supplier process, ensuring systematic comparisons of new suppliers with those qualified in the past
• Proposing to the Technical offices, new technical solutions providing alternatives suggested by the supplier, if considered valid and suitable to reach the target’s goals established by the Group;
• Regularly updating the vendor lists, divided for product group and/or geographical market, sharing these information with both corporate and local procurement offices through dedicated systems and reports and referencing qualified suppliers and subcontractors to the Tender office during the bid preparation stage;
• Receiving and verifying the purchase requests issued by the departments concerned to be in accordance with internal guidelines and standards defined by the Procurement department;
• Managing negotiations with suppliers from the reception of the purchasing request till the contract creation, aiming for the best possible conditions considering the advisability of issuing open orders, always in accordance with Procurement department guidelines and procedures;
• Interfacing regularly with Procurement Area Managers and corporate/local Officers, to place orders according to defined Project Procurement plan, strategy and budget while ensuring the compliance and the application of the Procurement guidelines, procedures and best practices;
• Forecasting and benchmarking price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier relations;

EUR 10,000 to 12,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.



• Very good knowledge of French and English languages.
• Experience in procurement specifically on large scale civil building projects
• Previous European exposure (Ideally France and/or Benelux).
• Ideally experience working in Joint Ventures.

This is an opportunity to join a truly international construction group that have successfully delivered landmark building and civil engineering projects on most continents.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity or have a confidential discussion, please apply online.

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