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Location One Stratford Place
Business Area / Department Head Office ~ Commercial
Type of Role Full time
Salary & Benefits Depending on experience
Closing Date 26/01/2018

Procurement Manager

Job reference: SYS-3399


Two schemes


Educational development


Cycle to work scheme

Free Travel

For you and your family

Be part of something rewarding, by joining Greater Anglia you’ll be helping our customers get from A to B. With a staff of over 2,500, we operate a busy commuter service from London Liverpool Street to destinations across the east of England.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Procurement Manager to manage projects across a wide, defined range of categories but with a bias towards FM/Construction

You will be managing the tendering process including responsibility for developing the Wax Digital System, develop, agree with stakeholders and implement Procurement Strategies across defined categories of spend.

You will Identify cost saving opportunities, contract manage commodity supply arrangements, coach and advise contract managers within the business and act as an escalation point for issues.

Other areas of responsibility will be to defined categories, identify procurement synergies across Greater Anglia and within the wider Abellio Group. You will also ensure robust contracts are in place to cover key areas of business risk and review and approve purchase orders over £10K.

An experienced procurement professional you would ideally be MCIPS qualified or working towards it, have a wide range of goods and services experience preferably within Construction or Engineering. You will be a natural with managing internal and external stakeholders. Having experience of contract law, JCT and NEC contracts along with experience in negotiating complex service contracts.

To succeed in this role, we are looking for people who can bring our four behaviours to life in your everyday work:

·        Genuine … be welcoming, customer-centric and respectful

·        Professional… be solution-oriented, accountable and delivering to promises

·        Proactive … be progressive, innovative and decisive

·        Inclusive … be connected in your thinking, empathetic and promote diversity

Greater Anglia can offer you a great work/ life balance alongside a generous salary. If learning, developing and growing your career is as important as great benefits such as free travel, pension, family discounts, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme, then apply now, and see what we can do for you!