For an initial 12 months fixed term contract as Commodity Manager you will form part of the procurement team in this award winning organisation. You will lead on the management for the procurement of a portfolio of commodities within a Rolling Stock Manufacture, Service and Maintenance category
This will include:
* Conducting required source-to-contract activities to enable the organisation to perform its Rolling Stock Manufacture, Service and Maintenance activities * Develop and agree the Category Plan for a portfolio of commodities * Setting project procurement plans in line with the agreed category strategy / plan and executing projects accordingly. * Identification, approval and set-up of potential suitable suppliers for the commodity portfolio. * Setting sourcing strategy for new contract opportunities. * Run sourcing events (RFX, e-auction etc.) based on agreed sourcing strategy. * Manage source to contract activities in line with staged approval process. * Evaluate supplier proposals and provide recommendations to the business for supplier appointment. * Contract drafting, negotiation, approval and award. * Support Materials & Vendor set-up in ERP/MRP systems across global entities * Lead contract handover reviews with manufacturing / service & maintenance teams and Contract Managers (specific Commodities) * Closely engaged with Operational procurement teams to ensure on-time on-budget delivery of materials and services
Ideally you will have:
* Experience in a manufacturing or service & maintenance environment * Good working knowledge of SAP including PO, Material Master, PIR, Contract management * Proven ability to work in cross-functional teams * strong understanding of Contract law and contract drafting for different types of Product / Services.
This is a great change to join a truly global forward thing procurement function.