Oversees implementation of market/ category plan to ensure that the underpinning process improvement and procurement activities deliver the expected business value in accordance with the strategic plans
Supports Director/ Associate Director in the development of long term strategic plans for agreed scope of spend area
Supports the Director/ Associate Director in strategic relationship management (customer and supplier) - to ensure that Market & Category Strategies are highly aligned to current and future Business need and that the supply base is capable of supporting these strategies.
Coordinates the introduction of new and modified products and services with appropriate departments
Analyses and resolves issues raised in procurement audit reports
Advises on contracts and agreements for the supply of complex products and services with new and existing suppliers
Develops, evaluates or manages internal and external relationships with suppliers and other cross-functional teams
Requirements / skills:
Ability to decipher and organize large amounts of data.
An analytical mindset with superb communication and problem-solving skills.
Ability to translate complex problems clearly and in nontechnical terms.
Project management, change management and people management skills
Communication skills and ability to influence others