PURPOSE: To strategically manage and optimise Procurement's influence on external spend by developing effective stakeholder relationships and maintaining supply market expertise to drive best value for money and minimise supply chain risk.
DIRECT REPORTS: N/a
1. INFLUENCE PURCHASE STRATEGY
Create, implement and optimise the strategy for the procurement of appropriate goods and / or services. Generate value for money by delivering cost out and cost down initiatives and driving innovation and competitive advantage. Clearly scope, define and validate business requirements using best practice tools and techniques. Ensure support and compliance with all relevant business policies and procedures.
2. EVALUATE & SELECT SUPPLIERS
Undertake ad-hoc and on-going industry and supply market analysis. Implement appropriate supply models to deliver business aims, objectives and operational requirements. Lead the evaluation of supply solutions and undertaken appropriate supplier selection processes. Obtain overall best value for money by encouraging competition, providing an equal opportunity to secure business, and by behaving in a professional and ethical way.
3. CUSTOMER FOCUS
Develop effective stakeholder relationships with key decision-makers. Understand business drivers and objectives and proactively identify supply chain opportunities to support their delivery. Operate as a trusted adviser that is seen to offer real expertise and add genuine value. Work with business owners to leverage total spend across a matrix environment. Support the delivery solutions that satisfy both business unit, corporate, client and regulatory requirements.
4. MANAGING RISKS
Comply fully with the roles and responsibilities detailed in the relevant policies including but not limited to the Procurement Policy.
5. MAINTAIN COMMERCIAL AWARENESS
Maintain a commercial and technological awareness relevant to corporate services. Maintain relevant subject matter expertise on supply markets, purchasing initiatives, trends and best practice to identify and exploit commercial opportunities. Develop and maintain peer and supplier networks.
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