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IT Procurement & Supply Chain Lead

  • Location

    Chertsey, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

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  • Salary:

    £590 - £630 per day

  • Contact:

    Roddy Coltart

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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IT Procurement & Supply Chain Lead required. Montash requires an IT Procurement & Supply Chain Lead to join one of their clients, who are a global company in the food & beverage industry, based in Chertsey on an initial six month contract.

The IT Procurement & Supply Chain Lead will need the following skills/experience:

  • Combination of strong Procurement experience and technological knowledge
  • Knowledge of Procurement and Supply Chain Processes and Data requirements
  • Strong functional knowledge of Strategic Procurement Technologies (Sourcing, Analytics, CLM, SRM, etc.), like BravoSolution, SAP Ariba, Ivalua, Zycus, Coupa, etc.
  • Strong functional knowledge on Vendor Network solutions, both with traditional EDI or e-marketplaces systems
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing Spend Analytics solutions in large, federated organizations with complex data harmonization requirements.
  • Demonstrable industry knowledge - with focus on retail (critical) and hospitality or food service industry (plus)
  • Experience working for a multinational organisation and working with colleagues internationally and demonstrated mobility
  • Ability to understand, explain and present technical ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences at all levels up to senior management in a persuasive and convincing manner
  • Experience in a process-driven environment
  • Proven leader with ability to influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience managing teams; remote management
  • Demonstrated ability to think both strategically and tactically
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver continuous improvement initiatives
  • Proficient in influencing overall business results while managing the risk profile of the business

The IT Procurement & Supply Chain Lead's responsibilities will include:

  • Own the Group Procurement relationship to maintain and develop a structed Procurement strategy to underpin business needs
  • Establish prioritised and funded projects in partnership with the business function in line with the agreed strategy
  • Lead, in partnership with Business and IT Procurement and Architecture, the selection of Procurement Solutions (e.g., Software) and Service Vendors (E.g., System Integrators)
  • Provide overall coordination/program management of multiple projects and/or direct management of individual systems projects
  • Manage internal, external IT staff and IT vendors for the delivery of agreed Procurement projects
  • Participate in country engagements with the Group Purchasing and Supply Chain team to gauge country maturity and develop solutions
  • Actively participate in, or lead, business and IT workgroups to determine business requirements, define the scope of a project and plan timescales and the resources needed
  • Provide expertise in the specific process and technical areas and apply knowledge to support delivery projects in support of Procurement Function
  • Collaborate with country Procurement and IT resources for the implementation of defined IT solutions and the delivery of expected business benefits
  • Manage IT internal resources and vendor's support team to deliver ongoing technical support

If you are a good fit for this please apply immediately.