Senior Supply Chain Manager

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Job Sector:
£53,850 to £67,300 per annum
Salary Description:
£53850 - £67300 per annum, Benefits: 20% flex fund
Critical Project Resourcing Ltd
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I am currently recruiting for a Senior Supply Chain Manager to join a rail organisation on a permanent basis in London or Birmingham.

**Please note, salary on advert is for London, Birmingham salary will be slightly different**

This role sits within the Supply Chain Management (SCM) “business as usual” team, part of the Procurement Operations function within the Procurement & Commercial (P&C) Directorate. 

This role will mainly be responsible for line managing and supporting 4 Supply Chain Managers who work within civils, stations, phase 2 and rolling stock/ railway systems.

Main duties of the role will include: 

- Daily management of internal and external SCM resource.
- Supporting professional development processes, conducting reviews, setting objectives, providing mentoring, training and support to the Supply Chain Managers
- Supporting the SCM recruitment process including aiding the selection process & interviewing
- First line of assurance for formal SCM Reports, including Market Sounding Reports, Capacity Analysis, Financial Risk Reports, Case Studies etc.
- Undertaking Supply Chain Mapping to identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and risks in the market place
- Leading market sounding exercises relating to SCM portfolio and contribute towards the delivery of others as required.
- Leading meetings, workshops and engagements events required to support the delivery of SCM
- Leading on the development of the Supply Chain Collaboration Hubs (Main Works Civils Contractors and Stations Contractors) and integrate the current work of the SCM+ PSC team (deep dive supply chain analysis).

Skills required:

- Team management & leadership skills.
- Excellent people management skills
- Ability to support, coach and mentor colleagues.
- Analytical, commercial and negotiating skills.
- Communications skills, including report writing and presenting skills.
- Stakeholder management skills – including the ability to maintain effective internal and external relationships.

Types of experience: 

- Experience of managing a SCM or supplier engagement programme in either the public or private sector.
- Experience within a procurement, financial or commercial governance structure with supporting policy and processes.
- Experience of large projects or working within/under a similar matrix organisational structure

Knowledge required:

- Knowledge of government initiatives, policies and best practice approaches to Supply Chain Management.
- Knowledge of commercial and contract delivery lifecycles, including key activities during market engagement, procurement and delivery.
- Understanding of systems and reporting applications, including procurement and commercial tools.
- Understanding of project scheduling and planning.
- Membership of (or to be currently working towards) the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) or equivalents

If you are interested in this role and have the relevant skills and experience, please apply for immediate consideration.

Contact Details:
Critical Project Resourcing Ltd
Tel: 01732 494 653
Fax: 01732 452850
Contact: Joella Angerson

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