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European EPC Capital Projects Procurement Manager

€/£ Very Competitive (Dependent upon Experience) Excellent Blue-Chip Benefits

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"Multilingual, Degree educated, Strategic EPC Capital Projects Contracting & Procurement Professional required by Global Energy Company"
€/£ Very Competitive (Dependent upon Experience) Excellent Blue-Chip Benefits
Location: UK or Germany or Netherlands (Hybrid Working)

Our client is a global player within the specialist energy, electricity, and power generation sector.
As part of a strategic transformation of the procurement function moving to a shared service and category management model across its global operating units, our client seeks to strengthen its team with the appointment of an innovative and creative contracting and procurement professional with a track record gained within FTSE 100/NYSE Top 100 or equivalent listed companies.

Specifically, we are seeking a European Strategic Capital Projects Contracting and Procurement Manager with experience of EPC procurement project management. You will be highly adept at delivering strategic contracting and procurement change programmes across different cultures within a highly regulated and best in class health and safety environment.

Working within a global shared service projects function, you will be dedicated to delivering excellence in EPC project lifecycle management from a strategic procurement perspective. Your focus will be multi year, $multi million capital investment programmes. You will work closely with a global projects' directorate and the global procurement director, to deliver excellence in project supply chain management. This will include development of EPC project procurement strategies through to supplier selection and contract development to post award contracts and claim management.

The Role:
* Working closely with the global project function, global procurement teams and the executive board you will be responsible for procurement strategy development, defining the key success criteria, priorities and imperatives for the project and devise an appropriate supply chain and procurement strategy which delivers these requirements.
* Each project strategy will be bespoke and specific to the desired outcomes of the project while maintaining some consistency with non-negotiable elements of the global procurement strategy, governance models and company policies.
* Procurement strategy will detail value definition, opportunity development, supply chain execution and value creation, governance and value capture and mitigation of risk and value protection.
* From a procurement strategy execution perspective, you will assume responsibility for the creation and operational leadership of teams to deliver the Procurement Strategy. You will assume day to day accountability for the management of the project Procurement team to ensure delivery of the project requirements.
* To ensure procurement integration you will ensure that strategy and execution of project requirements both aligns and leverages existing category management plans where appropriate to the project.
* Furthermore, you will continuously scan the market from several industry sectors for best practice developments, assessing how they can be exploited by our client to further value creation, value delivery, value capture and value protection.

The Ideal Applicant:

* University Degree educated in Engineering or Science or similar plus Post Graduate level qualification in Procurement and/or Master's Degree. In addition, a project management qualification will be highly advantageous.
* At least 7-10 years consistent, fast track career development within a strategic global or pan European EPC contracting and procurement role within major capital investment or exploration programmes valued as a minimum at £/€250-300 million plus.
* Strategic EPC Contracting and Procurement experience gained within a FTSE 100, NYSE Top 100 or similar global organisation. This could include oil and gas, energy, utilities, mining and minerals exploration, or capital-intensive industrial manufacturing sectors such as steel or construction materials or hazardous industry sectors such as chemicals or nuclear. Candidates from other sectors such top 4 strategy consultancies, FMCG or pharmaceutical will also be considered if they are educated to university/Master's degree level.
* You will ideally be multilingual in English or Dutch or German, but this is not a prerequisite.
* You will be highly motivated to deliver change and transformation and your career to date will be characterised by your ability to engage cross functional teams and global/pan European procurement, engineering, and project management colleagues to achieve this.
* You will be experienced in preparing, presenting, and justifying business cases to main board/ExCom level.
* Experienced in analysing project requirements and developing critical success factors, translating these into bespoke Procurement Strategies
* Track record of delivering commercial capital procurement experience in pan European or global capital-intensive industry
* Adept at managing ambiguity, confidently taking accountability for creating a governance model, resource plan and delivery plan to meet project requirements
* Managing complex contractual relationships including the provision of free-issue materials, technology or IP and will be able to demonstrate a proven track record in managing suppliers to deliver within this context
* Experienced in the award and management of Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts in the range of/up to c£500m.
* Excellent track record of building teams of highly performing professionals, conveying the strategy and vision to motivate and empower a team to take accountability for delivery of the project.
* Experienced in developing unique and bespoke fit-for-purpose commercial models for teams to deliver the appropriate outcomes for the project combined with a proven track record of performance management.
* Please note that this role is subject to security clearance so if you have security clearance for the UK, Netherlands or Germany please state this clearly on your application.

In return our client offers a very competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to develop your career within a market leader.

As an organisation dedicated to helping companies realise their full people potential, we understand the value a diverse workforce brings to every workplace. In everything we do, we are committed to promoting diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage applications from all regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, or race.


  • Interim Director Of Finance
    €150000 - €200000 + Benefits inc Accommodation Allowance

    Interim Director of Finance Germany (1.5 years maternity cover)


    Salary: €150-200,000 (Dependent on Experience) Benefits


    Location: Hybrid in Nuremberg, Germany or Berlin with regular travel to Nuremberg (Accommodation Allowance available)



    Shape the Future of European PropTech


    Are you an accomplished finance leader ready for a transformative challenge? Do you excel in dynamic settings where your strategic insights and leadership skills can drive significant growth? Our client, one of the world's largest privately-owned real estate tech companies, is seeking an Interim Director of Finance for their Germany operations. This is a critical role where your expertise will guide the financial strategy as they progress towards becoming Europe's leading proptech platform.


    Why This Role?

    Our client is not just another listing platform. Their ambition is to transform the real estate landscape through cutting-edge digital solutions. Their portfolio includes some of the most prominent real estate platforms across Europe and the Middle East and they pride themselves on a commitment to innovation, customer-centric services, and sustainable development practices.

    As they evolve into the premier European proptech platform, they require a seasoned finance leader to navigate the complexities of this transition. Your role will be crucial in addressing key challenges such as managing churn, optimizing monthly recurring revenue (MRR), controlling customer acquisition costs, and enhancing average revenue per customer.


    Key Responsibilities:


    Financial Strategy and Planning

    • Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company's ambitious goals.
    • Oversee financial planning, analysis, budgeting, and forecasting.
    • Provide strategic recommendations to the executive team to drive business performance.

    Financial Reporting and Compliance

    • Ensure precise and timely financial reporting in compliance with local and international standards.
    • Oversee the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
    • Ensure tax compliance and manage external audits.

    Operational Management

    • Oversee day-to-day financial operations, including accounts payable, receivable, payroll, and general ledger.
    • Implement robust internal controls to safeguard company assets.
    • Optimize cash flow management and working capital.

    Team Leadership

    • Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing finance team.
    • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and professional development.
    • Collaborate with other departments to support overall business objectives.

    Risk Management

    • Identify and mitigate financial risks through effective risk management practices.
    • Develop and maintain business continuity plans.

    Business Partnering

    • Act as a key business partner to senior management and other stakeholders.
    • Provide financial insights and analysis to support strategic decision-making.
    • Drive cost-efficiency initiatives and process improvements.


    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field; MBA or CPA preferred.
    • Minimum of 10 years of progressive financial experience, with at least 5 years in a senior management role.
    • In-depth knowledge of financial principles, practices, and regulations in Germany.
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
    • Experience in subscription businesses either B2C or B2B.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Proven ability to lead and develop high-performing teams.
    • Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems (Workday); advanced Excel skills.
    • Fluent in both German and English.
    • Available to commence within the next 4-6 weeks.


    About the Opportunity

    Our client celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. They welcome individuals from all backgrounds, including those with disabilities, from minority communities, and the LGBTQIA community. They support flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments throughout the application and interview process.

    This is an opportunity to be part of a team dedicated to unlocking everyone's perfect place. You will work alongside some of Europe's most renowned digital real estate marketplaces and brands, contributing to their mission of transforming the future of real estate tech.


    Ready to Make an Impact? If you are a dynamic financial leader looking for an exciting interim role with a market leader in their field, we want to hear from you!

    Apply today. Send us your CV in both English and German by clicking the link below, quoting reference number LX 2249805.




  • Regional Account Manager

    Regional Account Manager - Midlands & North West


    "Ready to Take Your Sales Career to the Next Level? Manage Existing Clients and Hunt for New Business as a Regional Account Manager."


    Location: Field-based, Midlands and North West regions M42, M5, M6, M1 North, corridor


    Salary: £43,000 plus Car Allowance Bonus




    Are you a sales hunter who thrives on face-to-face client interactions, whilst excelling at managing existing accounts? Do you have a passion for higher education and the life-changing opportunities it provides? If so, we have the perfect role for you!


    Our client is a leading awarding organisation in the UK, offering over 400 qualifications, including Access to Higher Education Diplomas, ESOL, Functional Skills, and vocational qualifications. They support over 170,000 learners annually, transforming lives through education.


    The Role: We're on the hunt for a dynamic and driven Regional Account Manager to cover the North and Midlands regions. In this field-based role, you'll be the face of our client, managing existing accounts worth £1-1.2 million and driving £150,000 in new business per annum. If you're a master of the consultative sales approach and love being out in the field, we want you!


    What You'll Do:

    • Hunt for New Business: Generate £150,000 in new sales by expanding within existing accounts and securing new clients.
    • Nurture Relationships: Retain £1-1.2 million in existing business.
    • Be On the Move: Conduct 3-4 face-to-face meetings weekly across the North and Midlands regions. Extensive travel is required, and overnight stays might be part of the adventure.
    • Develop Strategies: Create and implement effective sales strategies to meet and exceed targets.
    • Client Support: Provide excellent support and service to clients, addressing their needs and ensuring satisfaction.


    Who You Are:

    • Sales Dynamo: A proven track record in sales, preferably in education, training products, or regulated industries.
    • Field Enthusiast: Love the thrill of face-to-face meetings and the flexibility of extensive travel.
    • Relationship Builder: Skilled in managing and nurturing existing client relationships.
    • Passionate Educator: A genuine interest in education and the impact it has on people's lives.
    • Self-Starter: Ability to work independently while thriving in a collaborative environment.
    • Adaptable: Quick to learn and flexible in adjusting your sales approach.
    • Persistent: Experienced with long sales cycles and maintaining momentum.


    Ideal Location: Ideally you will be based in the West Midlands, East Midlands, or Northwest regions (Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Cumbria, Lancashire, North Wales, Liverpool). Preferably along the M1, M5, M6, or M42 corridors. However, exceptions will be made for the perfect candidate as long as they are willing to travel to meet clients face to face at least 3-4 days per week.


    What Our Client Offers:

    • Competitive Salary: £43,000 salary plus car allowance & fuel card.
    • Travel Expenses: All travel expenses covered.
    • 35 hour week with flexible working considered
    • Annual Bonus:
    • Generous Benefits: 25 days annual leave (increasing with service), bank holidays, Christmas shutdown, and birthday off. Plus, the option to buy up to 5 extra days of leave.
    • Pension Scheme: Company matching contributions up to 6%.


    Company Culture: Our client prides themselves on being a successful organisation with a supportive and positive work culture. They believe in maintaining a healthy work-life balance, ensuring their team can perform at their best while enjoying personal time and interests. You'll join a dedicated team that values collaboration, innovation, and making a real difference in the education sector.

    If you're ambitious, motivated, and ready to make a significant impact in the higher education sector, we want to hear from you. Apply now to become a key player within our client's organisation and help to continue transforming lives through education.


    Apply today. Send us your CV by clicking the link below, quoting reference number LX2209281,




  • Leitung Großhandelsvertrieb(m/w/d) Deutschland Vaping-Industrie
    €70000 - €85000 + Car, Fuel Card, Commission +Benefits

    Leitung Großhandelsvertrieb (m/w/d) - Deutschland (Vaping-Industrie)


    Gehalt 70-85.000 € (abhängig von Ihrer Erfahrung) Dienstwagen mit Tankkarte, Provisionen und Zusatzleistungen


    Standort: Frankfurt (Außendienst, deutschlandweiter Fokus)



    Sind Sie bereit, ein aufregendes neues Abenteuer in einer der am schnellsten wachsenden Branchen Deutschlands anzuführen? Martin Veasey Talent Solutions bietet Ihnen eine außergewöhnliche Karrierechance als Leiter des Großhandelsvertriebs in der dynamischen Vaping-Branche. Diese Position ist mehr als ein Job. Sie erhalten die einmalige Gelegenheit, den Markt in Deutschland umzugestalten. Unser Kunde ist eines der am schnellsten wachsenden Unternehmen in Großbritannien und Europa und besitzt ambitionierte Expansionspläne.


    Ihre Aufgaben:


    Diese Schlüsselposition in Frankfurt bietet Ihnen die einzigartige Herausforderung, für unseren Klienten aus der Vaping-Industrie ein umfassendes Vertriebsnetzwerk in ganz Deutschland aufzubauen. Ihre Aufgabe besteht darin, entsprechend den Unternehmenszielen wichtige strategische Partnerschaften aufzubauen. Um diese Rolle erfolgreich auszuführen, arbeiten Sie idealerweise bereits im B2B-Groß- oder Einzelhandel in der Vaping- oder Tabakindustrie und besitzen deshalb fundierte Kenntnisse über Vertriebsprozesse im Markt für E-Zigaretten, Zigaretten oder Tabak in Deutschland.


    Ihr Ziel ist es, erfolgreiche Beziehungen mit landesweit tätigen Großkunden und wichtigen unabhängigen Vaping-Geschäften aufzubauen und zu pflegen.


    Sie werden vier Gebietsverkaufsleiter einstellen, trainieren und leiten, um pulsierende urbane Zentren wie Berlin, Hamburg, München oder Düsseldorf zu betreuen. Mit Ihren strategischen Fähigkeiten werden Sie unseren Kunden von Frankfurts Westen ausgehend nördlich bis Dortmund und schließlich bis in die Region München etablieren.


    Sie stehen dabei an der Spitze eines neuen Marktsegments, setzen revolutionäre Vertriebskampagnen und -strategien um, die Marktforschung und eine direkte B2B-Vertriebstätigkeit miteinander verknüpfen.


    Ihre Rolle schlägt eine Brücke zwischen neuen Marktchancen und konkreten Geschäftsergebnissen. Sie konzentrieren sich zunächst auf den Großhandel, bevor Sie aufregende Franchise-Optionen ausloten.


    Sie leiten ihr eigenes Vertriebsteam, fungieren als Mentor und spielen eine Schlüsselrolle zwischen Marketingmitarbeitern und Kollegen in der Produktentwicklung, um neue Marktchancen zu ermitteln und neue Produkte auf den Markt zu bringen. Daneben verhandeln Sie Verträge und schließen Vereinbarungen mit Großkunden. Sie arbeiten dabei eng mit Kollegen aus der Lieferkette am Aufbau einer effizienten Logistik und robusten Produktversorgung zusammen, um den deutschen Vaping-Markt zu revolutionieren.


    Ihr Profil:

    Wenn Sie detaillierte Kenntnisse über den deutschen Großhandel besitzen, langjährige Erfahrung im B2B-Vertrieb in der Tabak- oder Vapingindustrie haben und als nationaler oder regionaler Vertriebsleiter bereits Erfolge beim Aufbauen von Vertriebsteams nachweisen können, dann würden wir gerne von Ihnen hören. Finden Sie Ihre berufliche Erfüllung, indem Sie Marktpotenziale erfolgreich nutzen, Branchentrends mitgestalten und ambitionierte Wachstumsziele erreichen.


    Fließende Englisch- und Deutschkenntnisse sind Voraussetzung für diese Stelle. Sie besitzen einen Hochschulabschluss in den Bereichen Wirtschaft, Handel, Vertrieb oder ähnlichem.


    Diese Stelle kann aus der Region Frankfurt, München oder Dortmund ausgeübt werden. Es handelt sich um eine landesweite Tätigkeit im Außendienst in einem hybriden Arbeitsmodell.


    Wir bieten:

    • Gehalt: Bis zu 85.000 € Jahresgehalt (abhängig von Ihrer Erfahrung)
    • Dienstwagen mit Tankkarte
    • Lukrative Provisionsstruktur
    • Flexibilität: Rolle im Außendienst mit IT-Support zur Unterstützung eines hybriden Arbeitsmodells
    • Zukunftsperspektive: Möglichkeit, abhängig vom Geschäftswachstum eine eigene Niederlassung in Deutschland zu errichten.


    Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Bewerbung in Englisch unter Referenz LX 2018595 an:


    Martin Veasey Talent Solutions - Connecting Visionaries with Opportunities.