Procurement lead at Skanska moves back to Galliford Try


Galliford Try has recruited the former deputy head of procurement and supply chain at Skanska to a similar role newly created at the business.  

Andrew Spencer. Credit: Galliford Try.

Andrew Spencer has been appointed as supply chain and procurement director at Galliford, after 10 years in similar roles at Skanska. 

He has more than 25 years’ experience in construction, including as part of SCS Railways, the Skanska, Costain, Strabag joint venture with HS2. 

Spencer was previously a procurement manager for Galliford between 2011 and 2012, before jumping to Morgan Sindall as a supply chain manager.  

He will become the functional head of supply chain and procurement professionals across the business, reporting to technical services director, Sean Blackmore. 

As part of his new role, Spencer will be tasked with developing the business’s strategic approach to supply chain management, supporting the development of a strong and aligned supply chain to enhance delivery performance and support the business’s future growth plans. 

“I have long admired Galliford Try, its values and its collaborative approach to supply chain engagement and I am excited and grateful to be welcomed into my new role, working across the business to enhance delivery across this critical area of our operations,” said Spencer. 

Blackmore added: “As a business, we are regarded as an employer of choice by our supply chain and Andrew’s appointment is a key part of evolving our supply chain relationships to ensure we stay at the forefront of industry best practice, recognising the benefits that working collaboratively with a well-integrated supply chain can bring delivering best value for our clients.” 

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