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Job Ref:  CA_33754
Employer:  Carillion plc
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Yorkshire
City:  Sheffield
Post Code:  S1
05/10/2016 01:04

Purpose of Role
Why the role is needed – To deliver effective procurement solutions to Work Winning, Major Project Delivery teams and the Business as a whole. To improve performance and reduce cost and business risk significantly. To deliver a better value supply chain by embedding category strategies into the projects and focusing on the needs of internal & external NA in the context of business strategy – Business strategy states that Supply Chain will be delivered through a combination of Category Management and Operational Procurement (Supply Management). This role will manage the supply of goods and services across part of a Business Unit in order that financial savings and performance improvements are made through a more strategic approach to supply chain management and a more integrated approach with our customers (internal & external) and our suppliers. Include sustainable procurement requirements including life cycle analysis in PQQ's and Tenders. Use information gathered as a way of differentiating suppliers when awarding orders and contracts. Engagement with suppliers on sustainability.

Principal Accountabilities
Delivers all Supply Management activity within part Of a Business Unit- Works closely with stakeholders and category managers to understand customer requirements and implement the most appropriate Supply Chain and category solutions- Is responsible for supporting the Supply Chain solution for Work Winning in the Business Unit- Participates in strategic projects as necessary. - Ensures that the supply chain is safe, sustainable and appropriately accredited- Works closely with category management colleagues and works with cross-functional teams to implement agreements across the business - Installs and leads performance management and supplier development programmes, provides metrics and trend analysis. Installs corrective action plans- Delivers targeted savings and performance improvement benefits and is accountable for the cost reduction and performance of the supply chain in his/her area of responsibility- Promotes Carillion Supply Chain capability to customers, suppliers and stakeholders- Selects subcontractors/suppliers outside of Category Managed spend areas- Conducts subcontract and major supply pre-let meetings and negotiations. Prepares and places significant subcontract and major material supply orders. Drafts and issues contractual documentation- Focuses on effective communication and relationship building with internal & external customers and suppliers- Responsible for adhering to the business Supply Chain strategies, processes & procedures- Delivers against procurement programmes- Achieves targets set by the Head Of Supply Management/Supply Chain Manager. Prepares and presents timely & accurate reports- Inputs to planning activities with horizons of typically 6 months to 12 months. - Advance key objective of sustainable procurement including how it can be used to win work

Additional Role Information
A sound procurement background is essential and we are looking for candidates who are ideally working towards CIPS qualification.  Stakeholder management and liaison is an essentiall part of the role.
  • Re-procurement programme of c.40 packages
  • Agree subcontracts with robust KPIs
  • Deliver waste solution
  • Performance manage key subcontractors
  • Supplier rationalisation
  • Support self-delivery v. subcontract
  • Subcontractor PPM plans
  • Deliver cost savings
  • Bulk/high value materials procurement
  • Ensure suppliers apply for clearances
  • Manage supplier accreditation process

25 days holiday plus Bank holidays

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