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Supply Chain Manager

Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by Anonymous

London, London United Kingdom
Public Sector & Government
Immediate Start
£500 - £550 Daily
Contract/Project
Supply Chain Manager - 4 month initial contract - up to £550 per day - Heathrow

Our global client are seeking an experienced Supply Chain Manager to join their procurement based on site at Heathrow.

You will support the Head of Procurement in designing, developing and implementing strategies to meet the business needs while working with the key stakeholders to identify opportunities to realise value through the supply chain

Key responsibilities:

* Prepare and agree ongoing activity plan, value targets and participate in regular performance reviews, with reference to progress against objectives;
* Provide a monthly status report to the Head of Procurement detailing project and programme progress, delivery against the Procurement Plan and Value Plan;
* Support other team members by adopting a positive 'can-do' approach to delivering team objectives, contributing in team meetings and continually seeking opportunities to improve ways of working and the achievement of teams objectives;
* Ensure all activities are aligned with both defined business unit and Divisional strategies;
* Raise the profile of the function across the business unit through active engagement with key stakeholders; and
* Represent the business unit within the wider company community, sharing and adopting best practice wherever possible

Core skills and experience

Essential:

* Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills;
* Wide experience of managing strategic sourcing projects from conception through to completion communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills;
* Capacity to drive change whilst continuing to deliver business, team and personal objectives;
* Proven track record of identifying and delivering year-on-year procurement savings against targets, across a portfolio of procurement initiatives;
* Experience of developing and obtaining buy-in for procurement strategies with key stakeholders;
* Experience of managing supplier performance and relationships (with multi-million pound spend profiles);
* Commercially astute,
* Ability to operate successfully in a dual reporting / matrixed organisation;
* Strategic thinker with the ability to establish and communicate vision and strategic direction;
* Delivery focused with a pragmatic hands on approach that meets business needs and enables strategies to be fully executed;
* Willingness to travel (must hold a driving licence);

Desirable:

* Excellent knowledge (i.e. understanding of the supply market, the value chain and key cost drivers) of the spend categories associated with the identified businesses;
* Experience of working with a comparable supply chain as those of the supported businesses;
* Knowledge and understanding of current strategic Procurement techniques and value levers;
* Comprehensive experience of drafting complex RfX documentation;
* Comprehensive experience of drafting agreements for the supply of goods and services
* Experience of drafting NEC3 agreements

Reference: 628348796

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