Fluor Project Procurement Director in Farnborough, United Kingdom

Job Description:

Project Procurement Director

Based in Farnborough, Hampshire, Fluor Limited is the UK operating arm of Fluor Corporation, one of the world’s largest and most successful engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, maintenance and project management services companies. Fluor employs over 60,000 people globally and serves more than 4000 clients in over 100 countries.

Fluor Ltd has a long and proud history in the UK. Commencing operations here in 1957, we recently celebrated our 60 year anniversary and currently have over 3,500 UK employees, 1,200 of whom are based on our modern, purpose built Farnborough campus located adjacent to Farnborough Airport and a short distance from the Farnborough rail hubs, the M3 motorway and the A3 trunk road.

From our Farnborough campus we execute world class projects for leading clients in the Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Nuclear, Power, Life Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing, Mining, Industrial, Transportation, Telecommunications and Government sectors. Such projects range from early studies and conceptual designs to basic design/front-end engineering design packages (FEEDs), through to detailed design, engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction.

From Farnborough we are currently executing the largest and one of the most complex oil and gas projects in the world alongside several other new oil, gas and pharmaceutical projects which will be constructed in the UK, Europe, Former Soviet Union, Middle East and Africa.

Our healthy ongoing base load of work coupled with recent successes and further excellent prospects mean that we are now looking to augment our Farnborough based workforce in a number of areas and have exciting career opportunities for those who can demonstrate that they have the technical ability and business acumen to help push Fluor’s continuous drive for excellence, and the personal attributes to be a significant contributor to the Fluor UK team.

The Role

Fluor Limited wishes to employ a world class project procurement leader with extensive experience of working within blue chip EPC contracting organisations for major international and national clients in the oil and gas industry.

The successful candidate’s leadership experience will have covered all aspect of procurement on major and complex FEED, EPCm, EPC and EPFC projects within the oil and gas industry including at least two major fixed price lump sum projects.

In addition to possessing exemplary EPC procurement execution skills, they will be charismatic leaders and expert communicators at all levels with a passion and drive for excellence.

The successful candidate will already have the capability and experience required to lead the procurement effort on demanding, complex, risk projects and proposals in the range $500 million to $multi-billion, confidently applying their extensive execution knowledge, commercial skills, market expertise and business acumen to develop and implement risk assessed procurement execution strategies that will deliver success across the complete project execution effort, from design through fabrication, construction and pre-commissioning, from project inception to job close out.

They will have demonstrably contributed to their employer’s bottom line by applying their leadership skills, expert commodity and market knowledge, innovative thinking and outstanding commercial capability to the procurement effort on major risk projects.

Successful candidates will possess the following:

Gravitas and presence – ability to stand their ground, make their point and win arguments using their intellect and experience, in challenging circumstances

An engaging personality

Emotional intelligence – the ability to read circumstances and respond appropriately

A high level of business acumen and commercial expertise

Strong knowledge and experience of prime contract flow-down and the appropriate application of terms and conditions, bank and performance guarantees, etc.

Good knowledge and experience of project funding implications, currency hedging and cash flow management

Extensive experience of supplier capability assessment and pre-qualification.

Extensive knowledge of major equipment and material fabrication processes

Excellent market and oil and gas industry commodity knowledge

Solid experience of supplier quality control

A sound understanding of the engineering, design and construction processes on EPC projects, their sequencing and deliverables and the key interfaces with procurement

An understanding of bulk material planning on multi-destination projects

Good understanding of logistics

Expertise in negotiation: developing negotiation strategy, leading and performing major negotiations.

The ability to see the big picture coupled with the knowledge to know when to drill down to test the detail

Outstanding team leadership and organisational skills

An excellent record of employee training and development

Unquestionable integrity

A quality and safety mind set.

As well as offering interesting job opportunities, a competitive salary, nine day fortnight, and a comprehensive benefits package, Fluor actively encourages career and personal development for its staff through a structured career development programme, in-house training, specialist development courses and mentoring. We have developed an industry recognised Knowledge Management system which provides access to our global expertise through an established platform for personal interaction and collaboration with other members of Fluor worldwide.

Fluor’s Farnborough campus is a modern, state-of-the-art complex situated close to the main line station and adjoining Farnborough Airport. Our campus accommodates approximately 2,000 people and includes undercover parking, outdoor recreation and seating areas, a central coffee shop, subsidised restaurant and good access to local shopping and transportation networks. A shuttle bus service operates between the two local stations and is also available at lunch times for trips to local shopping centres.

Due to the high volume of applications received, we are not able to respond to each individual applicant. Regrettably only those selected for interview will be contacted. We will, however, keep CV’s of interest on file for future consideration.

Advert Commences 1 May 2018 and Closes 29 May 2018

Job ID: 108045BR

City: Farnborough

State: Hampshire

Country: United Kingdom

We reserve the right to modify or revise the job descriptions in part or in its entirety. Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with governing law.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.