Matthew Williamson


Matthew Williamson

Associate - Procurement

Energy Procurement Manager

Slough, Berkshire

Manage Budget of ~ 40MM GBP Three main workstreams: 1. Supply (LEAD): Energy sourcing Rate optimization Budget development Risk management Commodities forecasting & intelligence 2. Efficiency (SUPPORT) Metering, monitoring & analysis Technologies Certification services Microgrid & resiliency Benchmarking 3. Sustainability (LEAD/SUPPORT) Renewable electricity and heat Carbon footprint tracking Compliance management NEO Network Key Responsibilities: Energy: Accountable for driving the sourcing and contracting strategy of Energy spend through an optimized supplier base that will generate competitive advantage for the organisation's Health operations world-wide. Develop a sound relationship with key suppliers/consultants at top management levels. Ensure that suppliers treat the organisation as preferred customer and Energy supplier management will be shared with RB senior management. Works closely with Engineering and Sustainability management teams in understanding the needs, objectives and priorities to improve cost, service and quality of spend covered. The candidate should: Strive to be recognised as indisputable source of value by stakeholders Manage and monitor Procurement performance. Promote the total cost of ownership approach within the business Lead implementation of Supplier Relationship Management & suppliers evaluation processes Enforce compliance of Procurement processes with organisations policies. Motivate suppliers to consider the organisation as preferred customer in presenting innovation and cost efficiency projects. Lead implementation of tools (Spend Management, eRFx, eContract etc.) and process improvements. Provide assumptions on key trends and projects in pipeline for budgeting and plan purposes in alignment with Finance and budget owners.

Capex Procurement Manager

Slough, Berkshire

Lead supplier selection process for key equipment purchases by supporting stakeholders globally and providing procurement specific input to cross-functional teams. The position has a direct impact on corporate measurements and results such as spends out of the CAPEX and MRO budget, depreciation ration fixed assets and NWC. Developing world-class reliable supplier base as a source for innovative and efficient solutions which will also impact top line growth. Responsible for the development and maintenance of a supplier base that can generate competitive advantage. Cost, quality & service & reliability of performance, innovation, speed to market, fast roll-out and net working capital improvement are the most important business needs with different focus and prioritisation in the managed portfolio. It also includes preparing assumptions for budgeting process for the managed portfolio in alignment with Finance and Budget owners. (CAPEX repeat purchases, MRO support to Budget Owners in price finding) Support the development of and implementation of regional and global sourcing strategies for selected categories. Works closely with internal partners in understanding needs, objectives and priorities to optimise total cost, quality and service. Collaboration with key internal stakeholders in partnership and works cross-functionally in developing and executing sound sourcing to select reliable suppliers and put favourable contract terms in place. Acts to continuously deliver cost savings to secure to stay in the limits of the project based CAPEX budget Designs, verifies and amends contracts in conjunction with Legal Dept. Special attention is dedicated to title transfer, warranty minimise liabilities, exclusivity period of innovation, ensure milestone schedule and cost improvement. Monitors and identifies risks and opportunities involved in each sourcing process. Drive the organisation to mitigate identified risks. Push the organisation to move towards opportunities adopting creative solutions. Understands indirect material spends across the business, analyses category markets and translates into actionable strategies and forward-looking analyses. Identifies, selects and develops suppliers, negotiates contracts within portfolio in alignment with the organisations Global strategy. For dedicated number of suppliers within the portfolio establishes strategic relationships with supply base and implements supplier management strategies. Motivates suppliers to treat the company as preferred customer in presenting innovation and/or cost/efficiency projects and giving priority whenever and wherever supplier service is needed Accountable to continuously improve supplier performance including service and quality. Becomes a key member of procurement team that will drive sustained performance and improve procurement effectiveness. Provides price estimations to the Engineering to build the budget for repeat CAPEX purchases in line with Global Strategies and Global assumptions.

Procurement Manager (Generalist)

City of London, London

Due to the number of roles available, there isn't a formal job description. The hiring manager would like to interview candidates and work with them during the process to guide them into a role which fits their experience/interests. Interviews will be conducted w/c 16th March + w/c 23rd March. If you'd like to have a discussion about the role(s) and the organisation, please reach out asap. Email: