Procurement Transformational Lead

Talent Drive
Basingstoke, Hampshire
£65-70,000 + 12% matched pension, 25 days holiday, life assurance (4 x salary) private healthcare
03 Jun 2021
03 Jul 2021
Specialist Area
Job Level
Full Time

Procurement Transformational Lead, 9-month initial Fixed Term Contract | Basingstoke/ Home Working | Well known UK Brand

£65-70,000 + 12% matched pension, 25 days holiday, life assurance (4 x salary) private healthcare and flexible working

We are delighted to be supporting a well-known brand in the heart of Basingstoke as they begin embarking on an exciting business transformation with significant investment in Procurement. As a result, they are looking to bring in an additional headcount to lead the Procurement Transformation for an initial 9-month contract to support the Head of Procurement.

So what’s the agenda? The procurement team has set out its new vision and strategy and have identified the need to drive a step change in the focus and performance of the procurement team through life cycle sourcing including supplier management, increasing the team’s sphere of influence, driving c5% savings from tendering and embedding a commercial, customer centric and supplier management approach. Working closely with our Head of Procurement, you will lead a number of strategic work streams within the transformation programme.

What the role involves:

Supporting the Senior Procurement team in creating and promoting a business partnering approach allowing the team to transition from a project focus to value added business advisors.

Leading the strategic workstream for creating and embedding a devolved self-service sourcing model for low-risk business led sourcing requirements.

Supporting the creation of strategic category management plans by category managers that allows the proactive management of our supply chain ensuring contracts are both compliant and deliver value.

Working collaboratively with the Supplier Relationship Management workstream lead to create and embed a contract management approach that enables operational colleagues to ensure full contract value is delivered for the benefit of our customers and minimises contract value leakage.

Huge input within the wider exec team in improving procurement process and make critical commercial decisions as part of the short, medium- and long-term strategy of the business and be empowered to make these decisions.

The person we hope to find

Experience in creating / running high performing procurement teams

Expert knowledge across a range of areas and sectors in procurement including supplier relationship management and data integrity.

A track record of delivering change / transformation projects, driving momentum and enabling opportunities for internal colleagues to get involved

Strong thought leadership and partnering experience to enable us to reach for aspirational/transformational outcomes.

Strong influencing skills, whilst using initiative and intellectual curiosity to work proactively and collaboratively across teams.

If you are a Procurement Leader who has experience in supporting and leading business transformations and want to join a business who have ambitious growth plans and want to roll your sleeves up for an initial 9-month leadership role then please apply today!

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