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Senior Procurement Development Controller

Senior Procurement Development Controller

Job Title: Senior Procurement Development Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £40 - £46,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JW4471
Contact Name: Jonathan Webb
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 08, 2018 15:10

Job Description

Senior Procurement Development Controller
Location: Coventry
Summary: £40K -£46K 

Job Purpose:
As the Senior Controller of the Global Procurement & Supply Chain Development function, you will take a leading role and support the Global Procurement & Supply Chain Development Manager in defining and developing the controls, measures and reports to ensure that Procurement organisation delivers our strategic, short, medium and long term objectives. 

You will be required to deputise in the absence of the Global Procurement & Supply Chain Development Manager, covering all aspects of Procurement and man-management skills and duties. You will take specific responsibility for major elements of Procurement’s targets and ensure that robust controls and measures are in place. 

You will also take the lead in presenting a strategic overview for these elements and commodities and influence the Procurement teams’ sourcing approach. This clear strategic planning, together with the controls and measures put in place will form the road map for Procurement department going forward.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
•Support the Global Procurement & Supply Chain Development Manager and team in their day to day activity and delivery of objectives.
•Able to analyse detailed data and translate this data into meaningful summaries.
•Develop and maintain our key Procurement KPI’s, across all Procurement functions and ensure that these KPI’s support the drive within the organisations performance.
•Ensure that Procurement is fully mobilised with regards to your specific elements / commodities and focused on our required deliverables.
•Liaise closely with Finance, wherever necessary, to ensure targets and results are aligned to those reported at a corporate level.
•Form part of the Global Procurement & Supply Chain Development team in defining and rolling out our strategy plans across the whole Department and other functions.
•Provide Procurement / Commercial input into cross functional teams that effectively contributes to the organisation’s goals.
•Together with the Global Procurement & Supply Chain Development Manager, implement clear and transparent processes, to ensure all Departments follow a standard approach.
•Support the development of a standard for each Departments strategic approach, whilst allowing the team’s lateral movement to express their strategies.
•Evaluate each department’s plans and assess any delivery risks and required mitigation where required to ensure delivery.
•Support the department in translating the businesses strategic requirements into clearly defined processes, where performance can be monitored and measured against expected results.
•Provide Procurement / Commercial analysis into cross-functional teams that effectively contributes to the organisation’s goals by applying a confident approach to teamwork.
•Have the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders and hold reviews to discuss latest status and progress in meeting the organisational targets.
•Promote good supplier relationships, through supporting the development of a Supplier scorecard and eventually, the development of a Supplier awards system.

Qualifications & Experience:
•Ideally educated to Degree level, preferably in line with the role requirements. 
•Previous Procurement / Finance / Analyst experience is necessary.
•Understanding of the strategic role of the Procurement function and ability to work at this level.
•Demonstrable ability to prioritise tasks and have effective time management and analytical skills.
•Good communication and interpersonal skills.   
•Microsoft Office & specifically Excel/ PowerPoint skills are required.
•Post holder should hold a full driving licence and be prepared to travel where their specific work responsibilities require.
Remuneration Package:
•Discount on our privilege lease scheme, either a Mercedes or Ford.
•Contributory pension scheme – 3% matched for years 1 & 2, rising to double matched contributions from year 3 to a maximum employer contribution of 12%.
•26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.
•Private Health Insurance – Single Cover.
•Private Dental Plan – Single Cover.
•A wide range of discounts with associated partners.