Interim Contracts Manager – Projects (General)

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  • Experience 2 Years
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  • Industry Business/ Management
  • Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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Interim Contracts Manager

Fixed Term- 12 months

Central Birmingham (Rail pass included)

Competitive Salary & benefits

As a  Interim Contracts Manager within West Midlands Trains you will be responsible in supporting and guiding procurement in line with the WMT and Abellio procurement policies. You will manage the processing of all purchasing requirements of the business and franchise commitments obligations are met.

Acting as the key interface between all Directorates within the business, this is an exciting opportunity within West Midlands Trains to join us in a role based at the Head Office site in central Birmingham.  You will have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the business and with a wide range of external organisations.

In return we are looking for an individual with the following skills:

  • Sound commercial and financial awareness
  • Experience in management and negotiation of large contracts
  • Working towards or hold Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Membership (CIPS)
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to multi task and manage several concurrent conflicting deadlines.
  • Able to manage conflicting priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player

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If you feel that you have the skills required, then please submit your application now.  In return we will offer in addition to a competitive salary a wealth of benefits including free standard travel on West Midlands Trains and other Abellio group trains for you, 75% discount on all other train operating companies over most of the UK rail network, enrolment of our West Midland Railways Pension Scheme and our pension salary sacrifice scheme – Smart Pensions.

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