Procurement Manager

  • Location
    Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Procurement Consulting
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference
    PMWM21

Procurement Manager



Location: Birmingham


Duration: FTC to Perm


Salary: Competitive



Our prestigious rail operator client has a fantastic opportunity for the role of Contracts Manager/Procurement Manager to join the Procurement team based in Birmingham City Centre.



The purpose of the role is to manage the contractual interfaces between the client and other parties, including the Department for Transport, relating to all purchasing requirements of the business, ensuring that business objective and franchise commitments/obligations are met and minimising the commercial risk to the business.



The ideal candidate will have experience of working with and interpreting complex legal documentation. They will also have experience in management and negotiation of large contracts and be working towards or hold Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Membership (CIPS).



Our client offers a wealth of benefits including free travel on specified trains for you, your partner and dependent children, 75% discount on all other train travel over most of the UK rail network, development opportunities to help further your career, and a contributory defined salary pension.



Role Overview:


Guiding and supporting the business in procurement activities in line with the procurement policies, and where necessary EU Utilities Procurement Guidelines. Including:


* Tendering of indirect purchase requirements of varying values for all Directorates and where necessary other group companies.


* Prepare and negotiate contracts and contract amendments necessary to meet business requirements and franchise commitments/obligations.


* Liaise with the Franchise Team and the Department of Transport to obtain approval of Key Contracts in line with the Franchise Agreement.


* Provide commercial and contractual advice to the business where required.


* Provide the primary interface between the client and external lawyers for matters relating to contracts.


* Attend contract review meetings where necessary.


* Support the Head of Procurement to deliver business requirements, where necessary representing the Head of Procurement at meetings.


* Provide management reporting where required.


* Support the Head of Procurement with the review and development of the procurement policies and procedures to respond to the demanding needs of the business.












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