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Procurement Change Manager - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom,

- Procurement Change Manager
- Up to £530 per day
- 5 month contract
- Role based in Cambridge

Key purpose of the role:

Working for a global semiconductor company the role will focus on supporting our continued evolution of procurement theme aimed to provide additional capability and capacity to meet key aspects of our FY2019/2020 development and deployment plans and activities.

This role has responsibility for leading relevant workstreams from design to implementation; and or contribution to existing projects and initiatives working in close collaboration with procurement colleagues and other project team members. Work will include process design and implementation (process design at detailed level, including guidelines and templates). Work will be based on operationalising newly designed SOPs across the procurement function domain.

Work requires an experienced interim to advise, deliver in a collaborative way, working effectively with our Procurement Leadership Team and interfacing primarily with procurement colleagues; some wider business engagement is expected.

Key 'Must Have' experiences & competences:

• Knows what good looks like in the Procurement Function domain of expertise, people, process, technology, governance covering end to end service model, processes and capability (E.g. Category Management, Strategic/Transactional Sourcing, Supplier/Contract and Risk Management through to the supporting function infrastructure, systems, data and approach to risk management).

• Experience in Transformation/ Optimisation programs with focus on Procurement function development, improvements.

• Strong in procurement processes, methodologies, technology, and highly topical, implementations; policy, process, risk, controls and compliance, guides, tools would be advantageous.

• Proven track record in successful process and business perspective implementation, change.

• Strong Procurement business development and Project Management expertise.

• Trainer experience - and able to provide hands-on training for procurement team and business owners on standard operating procedures.

• Strong stakeholder management, influencing and coaching skills.

Other Skills and Experiences:

• Minimum 10-15-years of Procurement experience, delivery, process, operational improvement focus would be advantageous;

• Strong process knowledge specifically across Business Engagement, Category Management, Strategic Sourcing, Contract and Supplier Management, Governance, Process Performance and Risk Management;

• Advanced knowledge of procurement technologies, SAP Ariba advantageous;

• Advanced Project Management experience;

• Experience of internal procurement controls, roles, responsibilities and authorizations across S2C;

• Comfortable with ambiguity and changes in scope of work, if/when required

• 'Can do' attitude, take ownership, both strategic and hands-on, work with others & make it happen.