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Contract Manager

My client is a market leading rail provider with high speed services dominating Europe. They are well recognised as market leaders in their space, generating revenue within the region of c.£900m per annum. As a result they have a growing contract management team looking for an ambitious procurement professional to work on their complex contracts.


  • Managing a complex rolling stock/fleet contract, leading contract drafting, strategic supplier performance reviews, etc. in order to ensure supply meets depot requirements but also achieving optimal total cost of ownership
  • Implement category sourcing strategy and supplier consolidation
  • Managing and influencing internal stakeholders within a wide range of departments ranging from legal, safety, project management to production, engineering and material managers
  • You will be implementing SRM strategy
  • Provide operational supplier performance management for multiple complex contracts


  • Proven ability to lead complex contracts within Rail - TSSSA or TSA contract experience/understanding is key
  • Contract drafting and management experience
  • Excellent stakeholder management and softer skills - able to maintain and influence relationships with stakeholders
  • Strong negotiator
  • In depth market knowledge/understanding within the rail industry
  • Ambitious and rigourous in approach
  • CIPS/Degree or equivalent qualification (preferable)

Job Offer

  • An opportunity to work for a well recognised, market leading organisation which experience year on year growth
  • Highly valued member of the team working on some business critical contracts
  • Global progression and development opportunities
  • Degree or equivalent qualification
  • CIPS (preferable)
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Type
£50000 to £60000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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