Mobilisation Project Lead

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
£40,000 per annum
05 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

Supporting the Head of Procurement for Supply Chain Development, the Mobilisation Project Lead is responsible for supporting all aspects of end to end strategic supply chain development, in relation to the spend categories owned by Procurement. This role would ideally suit someone who has previous and proven project management experience, with excellent stakeholder management skills and a flexible and innovative approach to working.

Client Details

Michael Page Procurement and Supply Chain are delighted to be working with this leading Facilities Management Organisation based in the West Midlands to find a new Mobilisation Project Lead.


The Mobilisation Project Lead will be accountable for:

- Working with the Head of Procurement for Supply Chain Development to implement and promote a supply chain strategy that maximises supply chain value throughout the business with a key focus on Business Development and Mobilisation opportunities

- leading the development of the mobilisation plan and be accountable for supply chain activity throughout the mobilisation

- attending off-site mobilisation meetings as the Procurement representative

- reviewing and understanding the contractual obligations for service delivery

- managing risk register during mobilisation to mitigate supply chain assumptions

- reviewing and negotiating supply chain quotes back to the contractual obligations

- identifying supply chain gaps and determine solutions

- measure and report on preferred supplier uptake statistics - pre to post mobilisation phase


  • Needs to be numerate and IT literate and have experience of using the Microsoft Business Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Needs to be highly motivated and possess strong interpersonal skills; candidates should be capable of operating with the minimum of guidance and be able to communicate effectively at all levels of the business
  • Ability to multi-task, manage multiple projects and stakeholders whilst delivering to strict timescales
  • Proven track record in negotiation and supply relationship management
  • Demonstrate Change Management practices
  • Demonstrate Project Management experience in a Supply chain environment
  • Strategic Sourcing, Procurement and Supply Chain experience
  • Good commercial background applied within an FM background
  • Proven Supplier relationship management and development
  • Good understanding of Business Development and mobilisation processes
  • Strong organisation, planning and strategic and tactical execution skills
  • Persuasively presents audience appropriate sensitive and complex issues up to the highest levels
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate to all levels of the business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Job Offer

This role is on offer between £40,000 - £50,000 + benefits