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Senior Procurement Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorConstruction
Salary£35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Benefitsplus package
Town/CityNorth West England
LocationsMerseyside, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted25 August 2017

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My client is a market leader in their field that has been experiencing a large area of growth and are looking to add a Senior Procurement Professional to their team to assist the Head of Of Procurement with key up coming projects and to develop and mentor the team that is already in place at a key time in their lifecyle.

Client Details

My client is a key Rail organisation in The North West that supports Network Rail and other rail industry customers to provide a safe, reliable and efficient rail network across Great Britain.


Job Accountability

Key Accountabilities

  • To assist the Head of Procurement in the development and delivery of the department’s strategy ensuring key activities and KPIs are delivered effectively and efficiently.
  • Support the Head of Procurement in developing and implementing policies and procedures to cover all procurement activity.
  • Provide a consultancy service including training and support to all business functions covering the full procurement process.
  • Lead cross functional teams on large tender processes, including OJEU compliant tenders, and undertake all necessary evaluation to arrive at outcomes aligned to the initial strategy.
  • Utilise a range of contract management techniques to drive performance improvements with key suppliers and
  • Responsible for the implementation of cost saving initiatives.
  • Provide data to produce KPIs to be used to drive performance improvements throughout the department.


The Ideal Candidate will be:

  • Fully MCIPS qualified
  • Degree level educated (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of European Procurement law and procedures
  • Good knowledge and experience of technical aspects of procurement such as tendering, contract law and negotiating across a wide range of goods and services
  • Proven track record of negotiating high spend contracts and delivering savings
  • Ability to assess information and decide upon effective and efficient courses of action
  • Ability to influence others
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate previous experience of advanced stakeholder management approach and skills
  • Good standard of IT skills including Excel, Power point and Word

Job Offer

What’s on Offer

My client is looking to offer an attractive base salary of up to £45k plus a very competitive package.

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