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Head of Indirect Procurement

One of the most reputable railway networks in the world.


  • Responsible for the development, implementation and on-going management of the procurement strategy
  • Lead the development of new supply chains to create greater competition
  • Provide continuous improvement across the supply chain in both value and quality, taking advantage of opportunities across the whole business
  • Lead and develop a skilled team of to both protect business risk and ensure compliance against industry regulation
  • Draft and negotiate key commercial contracts, including ensuring process and systems are in place for tendering, contract management and supplier analytics
  • Lead on major procurement projects as required by the business
  • Ensure a rolling calendar is in place for regular review and competitive tendering of all continuous contracts
  • Ensure a comprehensive database is held and maintained for all contracts across the business
  • Educate the business to ensure that Procurement is a proactive not a retrospective intervention
  • Develop contract management skills of key contract managers across the business
  • Ensure any commercial claims and variations to contracts are professionally negotiated and minimise risk to the business
  • Provide guidance and support as required across the business in relation to Commercial and Contractual relationships and processes


  • A proven strategic procurement professional with product, category and service knowledge
  • Previous experience of Public Procurement and OJEU
  • Team management experience, with recent procurement project experience
  • Experience of transforming, growing and developing a procurement function to a class strategic team
  • The ability to understand the complexity of aligning complex business strategy
  • Extensive collaboration skills and experience of working with operational management
  • MCIPS qualified

Job Offer

Competitive Salary and Benefits package

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Type
£80000 to £85000 Per Annum
Career Level
Senior Manager (Division / Cou
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