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Procurement Process/Policy Manager

RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorEnergy & Utilities, Engineering
Salary£350 to £400 per day
LocationsSouth East (Excl London), Surrey
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted15 September 2017

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I am currently recruiting for a procurement process/policy manager for a FTSE 25 company.

A key element of the role is developing a future vision for Operational Integrity including internal monitoring of existing audit processes, performance measures and implementation of corrective actions, and how it needs to be delivered encouraging fit for purpose solutions to maximize effectiveness, simplification and efficiency while minimizing risk.

The role requires strong engagement and influencing skills. The successful person will be expected to develop strong working relationships across all Procurement and Supply Chain organisations. They will also work cross-functionally to define, develop and achieve sign-off of improvements in process design / workflow modifications, both internally and with service providers.

The role will also support IP in defining and supporting current and future Audit improvements and will involve significant levels of stakeholder engagement across IP and the businesses they support. The candidate will have global responsibility for the management and coordination of an integrated quality assurance verification process, working closely with the Planning Manager to develop a customer experience for IP customers across systems, teams and processes. This will include identifying and leading to develop and implement a sustainable quality assurance audit process supporting SOP and IPOP compliance as well as compliance to other internally and externally mandated processes. A key responsibility will be to collaborate closely with the broader PPM team as well as Category Teams and other GBS leads and service owners to ensure that Operational Integrity integrates effectively to meet changing requirements in a consistent optimised manner. This role will collaborate extensively with IP Knowledge Management to coordinate content and messaging across our digital tools and support training efforts where required.

• Work with subject matter experts to develop content and ensure processes and policies are translated clearly and consistently and communicated via appropriate IP communications tools.
• Support and advise on the production of IP specific training via internal and external suppliers to meet deadlines and budget. Identify and analyse all the existing processes for IP staff and external users seeking operational support on issues with different tools and processes within IP
• Identify CI opportunities in relation to Operational Integrity including all of IP’s digital tools
• Ensure that change management processes are adhered to with respect to Knowledge Management, training and Wiki activities
• Creating and realising the delivery of the IP Operational Integrity Audit Process in alignment with the broader IP architecture strategies, policies and plans
• Optimising and adapting customer feedback channels and capitalizing on any improvement opportunities including well defined escalations processes
• Implement reporting and tooling as required, to assist with such measurement in order to drive consistency.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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