Role: Rail Commodity Manager (Bogie and Overhaul)
Location: UK - (Various client sites)
Contract: 6 Months +
Day Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Our leading client requires a Buyer / Commodity Manager experienced in the procurement of Rail Materials and management of a portfolio of commodities within a Service and Maintenance (S&M) category (Bogie and Overhaul) Experience of procurement / source-to-contract activities to enable the client to perform its S&M activities including execution of overhaul.
Execute agreed Procurement Strategy and support the development and strategy for system overhaul including, Spend & Demand Analysis, Supply Market Analysis, Define Commodity Plan, Setting project procurement plans for localisation and supplier qualification in line with the agreed category strategy / plan and executing sourcing projects accordingly.
*Source-to-Contract experience through Identification and approval of potential suppliers for the commodity portfolio.
*Run sourcing events such as RFx, e-auction etc. based on the agreed sourcing strategy.
*Manage the source to contract gate stage approval process.
*Evaluate the supplier proposals as well as providing recommendations for supplier selection to the organisation.
*Contract drafting, negotiation and approval and award. End to end experience required
*Contract Enablement experience in leading contract handover reviews with S&M
*Contract Management experience, being the escalation point for contract claim negotiation and supplier non-performance
*Supply Base Management experience in conducting supplier qualification, approvals and FAI and performance reviews
*Procurement and Category management experience. Suppliers Negotiation for all contract provisions
*Aftermarkets or equipment service & maintenance environment experience
*Good working knowledge of SAP especially PO, Material Master, PIR, Contract management
*Strong knowledge of Contract law and drafting for a variety of products and services.
*Value engineering, logistics optimisation and experience of other cost saving methodologies
*A strong commercial acumen with the ability to influence piers and persuade senior stakeholders through clearly presented data.
*Experience in Microsoft office packages, especially Excel. An understanding of Contract Lifecycle Management tools would be beneficial
*Flexibility to travel UK wide and internationally dependent on projects.
Educated to degree level (preferred)
Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or appropriate professional institute or relevant experience (preferred)
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