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Procurement Manager - CapEx

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Job Introduction

Are you an experienced Procurement professional? Would you like the opportunity to manage and control national CapEx spend whilst implementing best practice? Do you want a role where you can positively impact change?

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters. We want to get to know you. If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.

We are looking for a Procurement Manager – CapEx based out of our Birmingham office to manage and be subject matter expert for the Tarmac national CapEx procurement end to end process for engineering and construction projects. This role will implement best practice process, deliver value and manage risk for the business through effective tender processes and contracting of key suppliers.

This key role is commutable from Birmingham, Selly Oak, Kings Norton, Rubery, Redditch, Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon, Leamington Spa, Coventry, Worcester, Bromsgrove, Tamworth, Lichfield, Walsall, and the surrounding areas. Whilst based out of our Birmingham office you will be working on a hybrid basis with nationwide travel.

Your background does not necessarily have to be from the same industry as we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting to the Head of Procurement (Site Services), the Procurement Manager – CapEx will be responsible for leading CapEx procurement engagement across within the business, proactively engaging and influencing key stakeholders, including senior management and local cross functional teams to successfully deliver capital procurement projects.

This key role of Procurement Manager – CapEx will also be responsible for:

  • Being the business expert in CapEx procurement process, both in end to end process knowledge, tendering, supply market and contract management
  • Effectively leading the CapEx procurement team including workload management, process improvements and excellent communication
  • Managing the strategic relationships with key country CapEx suppliers to drive value aligned to the objectives of the organisation
  • Proactively engaging and influencing stakeholders, including engineering, project management and senior management
  • Maximising value of Capital budgets by effective tendering and negotiation, proactive business engagement and responsiveness to stakeholders


The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for the role of Procurement Manager – CapEx will preferably be educated to degree level within a business or technical discipline or possess equivalent experience with a strong understanding of the principles of CapEx procurement. You will also possess in depth procurement and contract management experience preferably gained within manufacturing, engineering or construction environment.

Suitable candidates for the role of Procurement Manager – CapEx will also have:

  • Solid proven procurement experience (min 5 years preferred)
  • Evidence of successfully managing and improving CapEx procurement end to end process
  • Ability to drive improvement and efficiencies
  • Experience in project management and delivering projects
  • Contract Creation and Implementation skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Proven supplier relationship management and negotiation skills
  • Effective risk management through effective contracting
  • Proven ability to influence stakeholders at all levels
  • MCIPS qualified advantageous

Nationwide travel is a requirement of this role so a full UK driving licence is essential.


Why Us

In addition to the role of Procurement Manager – CapEx we also offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

  • Company car/allowance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc.(REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female voice and menopause
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?


Tarmac, a CRH company, is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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Tarmac Trading Limited


Tarmac Trading Limited

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