Senior Procurement Manager

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

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  • Salary:

    c£600/day Umbrella

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Senior Procurement Manager - WFH / Gravesend - duration 6 months - Rate c£600/day umb.
Key words / Skills: Procurement Manager, Rail, Network Rail, Metro, Underground, BPSS, CIPs.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Network Rail in order to recruit a Senior Procurement Manager to work on a 6 month contract. WFH / Gravesend.
As a Senior Procurement Manager your duties and responsibilities will include:
Responsible for development and implementation of the commercial and procurement strategy to help ensure that the competition meets its objectives, delivers value for money and is affordable. Engagement with the supplier market and the incumbent TOC. Development of Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. Evaluation of PQQ responses. Development of commercial strategy, building on cross-franchise policy work being carried out within the Franchising Directorate. Development of procurement strategy, liaising with procurement specialists to ensure best practice is followed. Set-up and management of data site. Development of Invitation to Tender, in conjunction with Specification Lead, finance, legal and economic colleagues and advisors, and building on cross-franchise policy work. Contribution to business case development, governance and assurance processes and negotiation where required. Development of the Bid Evaluation Guide and associated evaluation products. Undertake evaluation planning and identify, select and train evaluation resources. Preparing and presenting the Bid Overview to commercial/contract management colleagues, ensuring that contractual documents, franchise-specific obligations, knowledge and information are transferred. Supporting the development of the commercial proposition for the franchise which will determine the duration of and financial profile for the franchise apportioning risk appropriately between the Department and the Delivery Partner.

To develop, implement and maintain contracting and commercial arrangements covering a specific portfolio and medium value contracts maintaining optimum value for money. This role is accountable for leading and managing the procurement activities, and performing high level contracting and procurement tasks within NRHS.

CIPs Qualified
Bravo experience
Sound commercial aptitude and sound knowledge of relevant Supplier Market.
Varied and successful procurement and contracts background with experience of negotiation and
developing and implementing procurement and contract strategies.
Ability to communicate strategies and concepts simply and effectively and to persuade and influence
Knowledge of EU Procurement Directives.
Awareness of contract requirements safety and contract requirements environment.

You will be an experienced Procurement Manager.
Network Rail exp advantageous.
5-10 years exp+

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.