GROUP HEAD OF PROCUREMENT
This role forms part of the of the Procurement Leadership Team, leading the Company’s approach to build excellence and governance into its procurement operations. Reporting into the CPO.
Responsible for a team that spans procurement systems, analytics, and project management, vendor management and sustainability.
This is a key role responsible for the development, adoption and on-going governance of core procurement process; you are responsible for the creation, adoption and ongoing effectiveness of core functional processes and aligning these with relevant internal and external stakeholders.
You will work collaboratively with the Leadership Team to identify opportunities for continuous improvement.
The role reports to the Chief Procurement Officer.
Strong stakeholder engagement and relationships are integral to this role.
Define, implement and ensure adherence to a set of core functional processes
Embed front end analytics, transactional purchasing, sourcing technologies and IT systems
Analytical support for sourcing events and value creation projects
Create functional reporting capability across key performance metrics
Lead the adoption of core functional processes across Procurement Category Management
Ensure adoption of core procurement technologies and IT systems
Create mechanism for report out and review procurements key performance metrics
Enable tracking and reporting progress of sourcing and value creation projects
Lead procurement Project Management Office
Internal and external champion for Procurement
Own functional reporting process to all internal stakeholders
Procurement PMO for all function wide projects and activities
Build network all relevant internal and external stakeholders
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
• Strong category management experience
• A deep understanding of procurement
• A good understanding of core procurement and sourcing processes
Effective leader with proven ability to lead and grow teams
Solid team member with ability to influence and shape discussion
Solid influencing and collaboration skills effective all levels of the Business
Comfortable embracing, communicating and leading change
Demonstrated success working in a cross functional team environment is essential
Enthusiasm and a “can do” attitude, showing initiative and drive
Eye for detail, accuracy and effective time management
Self-starter with ability to work under pressure
Good presentation, verbal and written communication skills
A Degree level qualification (or equivalent) is desirable
CIPS qualification is desirable