Commodity Manager - Warwick - Salary Depending On Experience

Recruiter
Bond Williams
Location
Warwick
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Closes
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Commodity Manager - Warwick - Salary Depending On Experience + Benefits + Competitive Bonus

Our client are currently recruiting a Global Commodity Manager within their Supply Chain function to work in their offices based in Warwick.

The purpose of this role is to develop and execute integrated Commodity Strategies. The successful candidate will need to ensure robust and optimised supply chains are in place to deliver outstanding performance and competitive advantage to the businesses stakeholders.

Your duties will include:
·Develop and deliver robust and integrated Commodity and Supplier strategies to provide supply chains capable of providing business needs across all stakeholder areas
·Understand the global supply market for selected Commodity Groups and ensure that the Commodity Strategy optimises the use of global supply chain options
·Understand stakeholder requirements for current and future programmes and assess current / future state to understand capability gaps in the external supply chain
·Drive change programmes to support strategy execution and to close capability gaps, ensuring impact on existing supply chains is managed
·Assess macro and micro risks within the Commodity Group / Supply chain and ensuring strategy includes mitigation of such risk
·Develop and foster mutually beneficial relationships with new suppliers, including risk-sharing partnerships where applicable and enabling access to supplier technology / expertise
·Ensure Contracts are in place at the appropriate time to mitigate commercial risk and optimise commercial advantage for current and future programmes
·Ensure buy-in of all stakeholders and secure resource and timing commitments from stakeholders to execute strategies

Experience required:
·Experience developing commodity strategies
·Ability to work independently and to drive continuous improvement, with practical experience of developing business improvements
·Contract experience - understanding of contractual language and experience drawing up contracts for vendors
·Desirable - manufacturing background
·Ability to work in a complex, fast changing global organisational environment
·Good understanding of business strategy and plans to ensure alignment
·Knowledge of SAP systems
·Proven experience in leading Strategic programmes of work
·Have a creative and innovative mindset
·Previous experience of cost model development is desirable
·CIPS qualified or working towards

For more information please contact Hannah Darby on the Office and Commercial team at Bond Williams Professional Recruitment.

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency