Head of Strategic Sourcing & Logistics

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Services / Miscellaneous
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Newport & Torfaen
Salary description:
Competitive
Posted:
27/07/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Sodexo
Job Ref:
737935240

The employer is a leading facility management company.
* Develop a strategic sourcing strategy for the Tillery business
* Manage autonomously the assigned categories under the scope of responsibility.
* Establish close relationship with the Supply relationship management and Deployment teams at Regional & Global levels
* Generate savings and increase revenues
* Production Planning
* Oversee and Manage Planning function ensuring site and group objectives are achieved
* Establish close relationships with site Production, Dispatch and Distribution teams
* Ensure process and inventory is aligned to business requirements
* Identify and embed operational efficiencies and improved effectiveness
* Improve profitability by optimizing agreements and alignment with global contracts
* Negotiate regional agreements and secure best net prices
* Implement and monitor of KPI's to measure progress
* Set up, initiate and maintain professional relationships with the regional supplier network in order to :
* Reinforce the image and the credibility of the company
* Identify the technological developments and innovations from the supplier base that can give the site a competitive advantage
* Lead a group of Category Managers
* Lead and manage a team of 2 to approx.3/4 professionals
* Lead and develop the team through the right training and career steps
* Ensure the relevant succession planning is in place
* Logistics
* Lead and develop the logistics strategy for the business in line with business requirements and sales pipeline
* Ensure compliance at all levels with relevant legislation and in line with Company Fleet requirements
* Ensure the relevant succession planning is in place
* Extensive experience in Buying/ Category Management & Strategy

* Extensive experience in Production Planning
* Knowledge & understanding of Logistics & transport regulations
* Understanding of factory environment and factory challenges
* Experience in principles of Lean Manufacturing
* Ability in working in a multi-cultural and matrix environment
* Proven-track records in complex contract negotiation
* Graduate caliber with CIPS/ISM or equivalent qualification preferred
* Excellent external networking capabilities and presentation skills
* Team player with excellent communication and influencing skills
* Financial acumen and result orientated with ability to present results in a structured and professional manner
* Strong project management skills
* Flexible for international travel where necessary
* Tenacious, driven and obsessive with detail
* Experience of and ability to lead an agenda of change
* Desirable
* Fluency in English; French / Spanish a plus. Salary Competitive salary, annual bonus, company car and excellent benefits package

Company Description

Closing Date:
24/08/2019

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