Strategic Sourcing Manager - Corporate Services

Strategic Sourcing Manager is required for initial short-term contract overseeing strategic corporate services procurement for a major rail infrastructure organisation, based in Central Milton Keynes.

This is a contract initially running to Early May 2018.

You will be responsible in the sourcing of category spend of up to £250 million annually, ensuring the procurement process adheres to all relevant policies and directives (including EU directives).

Taking a strategic initiative to ensure that sustainable solutions are achieved and value for money is achieved on a whole life cost basis plus other associated duties.

Successful candidate will have extensive sourcing or strategic procurement experience in public sector or engineering environment, with an expertise in corporate services.

Strong communication and negotiation skills are a must.

An innovative approach to pricing strategies would be great, and the ability to deal with suppliers with integrity would be necessary.

Membership of an associated professional body would be desirable.

This role is for a public sector organisations and this role has been determined Inside IR35 for Limited Company contractors.

We have a fair and comprehensive selection procedure.

It is our policy that there should be equal opportunity for and no discrimination against applicants on the grounds of gender, race, religion or belief, nationality, colour, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marriage and civil partnership, union or non-union membership, socio-economic background or being a part-time or fixed term worker.

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