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Procurement Strategy Manager

Job Title

Procurement Strategy Manager

Reference13918747001_445825
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorGrocery, Non-Grocery, Retail
Salary£50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Benefitscar, bonus
Town/CityLondon
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted21 May 2018

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An exciting opportunity to join procurement team as a Procurement Strategy Manager where the CPO is driving a change agenda. A challenging role where he will tasked with owning the procurement strategy, process and policy and be the conscience of the procurement team.

Client Details

My client is a market leading retail brand that is known across all ages in every household. An opportunity to join a business who value procurement and whose role in the business is growing stature. They have a track record of developing talent and progressing from within.

Description

The successful Procurement Strategy Manager will be responsible for:-

  • Working with the Procurement Leadership Team, define and implement the future procurement systems road map.
  • Maintain understanding of new technology developments, best practice and emerging ways of working in order to inform our functional strategy and future opportunities.
  • Responsible for the operational performance and integrity of the procurement systems suite including e-sourcing, contract management, spend visibility and market intelligence systems.
  • Maintain the integrity, relevance and technical operational performance of key procurement systems suite and ensure correct application of processes. Deliver training and education for procurement teams to ensure effective compliance and optimised use of procurement systems, policies and processes, maintaining records where needed.
  • Working with Finance Operations teams, responsible for ensuring procurement interfaces with respective R2P systems are correct
  • Ownership of all procurement frameworks, policies and processes- ensuring documentation is relevant and up to date and processes remain fit for purpose, adapting to the changing demands of the business.





Profile

The successful Procurement Strategy Manager will be able to:-

  • Build and maintain great relationships with all buying teams and cross business stakeholders.
  • Actively maintain knowledge of industry best practice- Becoming a recognised and trusted source of insight and solutions.
  • Coach and support category teams to maximise opportunity through the use of procurement and provide flexible policies that enable them to make things happen at pace.
  • Take an agile and innovative approach to problem solving and project/ programme delivery, managing complexity, multiple priorities, uncertainty and ambiguity effectively.
  • Work cross-functionally with other parts of the business, leading others
  • Always act with integrity, living the my clients values every day
  • Effectively motivating and leading those around me to succeed in their objectives
  • Technical competence and understanding of procurement systems
  • Effective process management skills and ability to evaluate impacts and dependencies
  • Ability to form and build support for compelling business cases to support advancement of the function
  • The capability and willingness to constructively question and develop new solutions





Job Offer

The successful Procurement Strategy Manager will be joining an ambitious retail business where procurement has a seat at the table. In this role you will be given an opportunity to really impact the procurement team and make a positive impact on the way they operate. Working in a vibrant company which give you all the tools to be successful this a great opportunity to be part of a very exciting journey.

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