Procurement Manager – Renewables


Our client is a fast-growing, vertically integrated renewable energy company, focused on developing, building and operating large-scale solar and BESS projects.

They are looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to join their Procurement team. Reporting to the Senior Procurement Manager this role will work closely with the Delivery and Technical teams, amongst other key stakeholders. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic candidate to join a fast-growing renewable energy business as they head into the next phase of growth.  


  • Managing the full source to contract process.
  • Leading the procurement of long lead and short lead materials and bought-in services either direct sourcing or via EPC and/or ICP contractors.
  • Leading the procurement and tendering of EPC and ICP Contractors.
  • Managing contractor relationships in the transmission and distribution market.
  • Developing contract strategies for specific projects and/or portfolios of projects.
  • Prequalifying new contractors and suppliers
  • Developing and maintain relationships with equipment suppliers and the further supply chain. 
  • Leading the negotiation of (whilst liaising with the relevant internal subject matter experts e.g. Legal, PM) construction contracts with supply chain in order to obtain the best value.
  • Negotiating long term framework contracts with key supply chain partners.
  • Managing ESG and quality assurance in the transmission supply chain. 
  • Support the Project Manager in contract administration of construction works, including cost management, contractor payments, compensation event assessment and variation orders.
  • Supporting risk, timeline and budget management for projects in execution from a Procurement perspective.  


  • Experience working in procurement for an Energy/ Renewables developer. 
  • Experience of working in a “startup” type environment.
  • A proven track record of delivering procurement support to projects on time and on budget and managing inputs from a multi–disciplinary team.
  • A proven track record of delivering procurement to plan with regard to project status, programme, risk management, budget and key performance indicators.
  • Understand EPC and ICP contracts (for example NEC4) 
  • Proficient in all MS applications, in particular Powerpoint, Word & Excel.

Location: London/Hybrid

About Us
Climate17 is a purpose-led, international Renewable Energy & Sustainability recruitment firm. We provide specialist talent acquisition services to organisations seeking to reduce their environmental footprint, as well as those working towards the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

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