Strategic Supply Chain Manager

Recruiter
Location
Cambridge
Salary
GBP40000.00 - GBP50000.00 per annum +
Posted
19 May 2017
Closes
18 Jun 2017
Ref
3024052
Contact
William Warren
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Strategic Supply Chain opportunity


A newly created position which has been identified as central to the continued growth and success of this Cambridge based Global success story. This position will strengthen a best-practice Procurement and Supply Chain function and will have strong opportunities for development and progression. The key purpose of this role is to proactively achieve significant strategic benefits through delivering a more competitive global supply base and through strong collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders.

Key areas of focus will include: developing multi-site material group strategies and their implementation; undertake global procurement market analysis; take ownership of high-value contractual negotiations; deliver a proactive pricing benchmarking and continuous price negotiations; develop and implement efficient logistics concepts with vendors; and help drive the development and implementation of efficient processes for strategic supply chain management.

With demonstrable experience of the above in an international supply chain management environment, you will have a knowledge of international contracts and intercultural understanding. As a strategic procurement and supply chain professional, your communication and stakeholder management skills will be exceptional with an analytical and structured approach to work a pre-requisite. Language skills would be beneficial with the ability to adjust communication style to suit cultural nuances essential.

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