Purpose of role-
Management and control for all local spend on Dunbar site. Developing &
implementing best practice strategies to deliver value & cost savings to the
Cement & Lime business and Site.
Influence and support Tarmac C&L / CRH category strategies whilst leading
the implementation on a local level. Drive further innovation through the
Tarmac C&L Procurement Group. Ensure that local business requirements
are considered in the category strategy.
Key tasks and responsibilities
Expert management of strategic relationships with key suppliers to drive
value aligned to the objectives of the organisation.
Proactively engage and influence stakeholders, including Senior Mgt,
Tarmac C&L, Cluster teams and local cross functional teams to deliver
Drive best practice in stores / inventory management , whilst reducing
Be seen in the business as the expert in Sourcing & Stores Management,
and able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge & understanding of all areas
of spend within the site and C&L.
Effective communication with end user stakeholders to ensure business
needs & requirements are understood.
Maximise value of contracts through compliance activity, proactive
business engagement and responsiveness to stakeholders.
Drive procurement & Stores KPI performance management through
contract management and create a culture of continuous improvement
with tangible results.
Ensure highest ethical principles and standards are implemented.
Drive execution of Cement & Lime , CRH regional and global strategies.
Lead the coordination all spend activities within site, during bid and
project execution phases.
Drive category cluster synergies across UK businesses and North cluster.
Key Business Stakeholders, AD’s, AOM’s, Functional Heads
Product and Technical experts
Other Category Managers (Country, Regional & Global)
Category relevant industry groups and professional bodies
Key Functional Competencies and Skills :
One CRH & Leadership : Drive Results
Have a strategic mindset Attract & Develop Talent
Make Quality Decisions Drive Vision & Purpose
Key Functional Competencies :
Cost Analysis & Management
Finance & Business understanding
Excellent country knowledge
Supplier Relationship Management
Education / Experience :
Educated to Engineering Degree level
7-10 years Procurement Experience
3-5 years stores experience
Experience in category management
Excellent written and verbal skills
Experience of working on international projects.
Experience of working in other industry / sectors would be an advantage
CIPS / MCIPS qualified preferred
MBA or equivalent in post graduate degree in contracts
Open Date - 23 / 01 / 2019
Closing date - 22 / 02 / 2019
All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage.
No agencies please.
Tarmac is an equal opportunities employer.