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. 

Key Responsibilities: 

The role reports to the Chief Procurement Officer. 
Strong stakeholder engagement and relationships are integral to this role. 
Procurement Process: 
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 
Stakeholder engagement: 
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 


C.£100k + Car + Bonus & Benefits 
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