Senior Procurement & Supply Chain Leader
Universal is currently working with a fantastic, experienced Procurement and Supply Chain Manager seeking their next career move. Endless experience and quailified within MCIPS Chartered Senior Procurement & Supply Chain. Fostering operational excellence through supply chain optimisation, strategy & organisational development and supplier relationship management, with extensive global business experience and skill in creating and managing sustainable business relationships, whilst leading, inspiring and motivating stakeholders with different cultural and business backgrounds. A strong negotiator with a proven ability to manage, motivate and develop teams and communicate at all levels.
Delivered savings of 7.5% from contracted spend in excess of £70m
Achieved significant budget savings and improvements for complex, high risk, multi million GBP construction procurement projects within highly regulated public transport environment, establishing collaborative partnerships across key stakeholder groups.
Delivered financial & resource efficiencies through the implementation of P2P E-procurement system and associated policies and processes.
Responsible for delivery of construction projects and facilities management procurement in excess of £30 million per annum within highly regulated public transport environment, including design and construction of environmentally sustainable public rail stations, renovation of Grade 2 Listed public subway, design and construction of accessibility schemes including construction of lifts, walkways/ramps and footbridges across Merseyrail’s estate of over 60 stations.
Built and managed strategic internal and external stakeholder relationships and collaborative partnerships enabling VfM savings and added value initiatives.
Developed and implemented Procurement and Supply Chain strategies enabling business growth and objectives delivery.
Created a modern, forward thinking and successful procurement function (20+), achieving targets and budget requirements. Ensuring individual and team development through the introduction of Personal Development Plans and coaching.
Introduced Continuous Improvement Initiatives for strategic suppliers allowing the development of performance based, value for money solutions, delivering material and cost efficiencies.
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