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Procurement & Supply Chain Improvement Lead - Hertfordshire

Supply Chain
Ref: 5543 Date Posted: Friday 17 Nov 2023
Procurement & Supply Chain Improvement Lead 
Location:            Stevenage
Salary:                Up to £55,000
Package includes:
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 additional days of flexi leave
  • Parental benefits include up to 26 weeks of full pay for maternity, paternity, adoption, neonatal and shared parental leave.
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and a gym on-site
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
Working within a world-leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have a hugely exciting opportunity for a Procurement & Supply Chain Improvement Lead where, as an integral part of the Procurement and Supply Chain(P&SC) Transformation team, you will influence the evolution of the direct procurement performance, capabilities, and practices to ensure efficiencies of today whilst helping to shape and deliver the future of tomorrow.
In this position, you will provide UK P&SC identification, development, and implementation of functional improvement and transformation activities, project manage continuous improvement, provide functional support to improve processes and templates, collaborate functionally and cross-functionally on improvement initiatives and projects, drive efficiency of P&SC initiatives, enhance functional capability through training and coaching tools, techniques and best practices, implement training and development and support and input towards P&SC Transformation and Improvement road map.
As the Procurement & Supply Chain Improvement Lead, you will project manage deliverables against plan and communicate across functions, implement best practice and benchmarking initiatives and work in conjunction with the P&SC leadership team, ensuring that governance is in place as part of improvement control and progress plans.
Procurement & Supply Chain Improvement Lead skills and qualifications required:
  • Educated to Degree/MCIPS/HND level preferably in a procurement, business, engineering, and manufacturing disciplines, or with equivalent experience
  • Problem-solving qualification/experience e.g. Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing would be advantageous.
  • Deep understanding of Source to Pay (S2P) methodologies & Supplier management/improvement.
  • Project management experience, including creating stakeholder buy-in and engagement, able to manage, deliver and track multiple parallel improvement projects.
  • Ability to build a culture of continuous improvement, regardless of reporting lines
This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a challenging and rewarding position within a world-class procurement environment where you can help create and shape the success of the procurement function across the business.
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