Procurement Productivity Manager
Kingfisher
London, GB
5d ago

Overview

We’re Kingfisher. You might know us as B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama, Brico Depot or Koçtaş. We’re made up of over 78,000 passionate people, call over 1,300 stores home and operate in 8 countries.

That’s right, we’re big, but we have ambitions to become even bigger and even better. We want to become the leading home improvement company and grow the largest community of home improvers in the world.

And that’s where you come in.

At Kingfisher our customers come from all walks of life, and so do we. We want to ensure that all colleagues, future colleagues, and applicants to Kingfisher are treated equally regardless of age, gender, marital or civil partnership status, colour, ethnic or national origin, culture, religious belief, philosophical belief, political opinion, disability, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation.

If you require any additional support or reasonable adjustments to help you make an application, please contact us at kingfisher.

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We advocate the benefits of a flexible and hybrid working environment, recognising that this means different things, to different people, in different roles.

Want to apply as a job share or propose a way of working that isn’t the traditional 9am 5.30pm, Monday through to Friday? We’re all ears!

We’re recruiting for a Procurement Productivity Manager to join the GNFR Procurement team here at Kingfisher, based from Southampton or Paddington in the UK or Lille or Longpont in France.

As the Procurement Productivity Manager, you will analyse the GNFR spend by category and banner to compare and identify best practices across stores and head offices, looking to drive the adoption of category management tools within Group Procurement.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the development of a category management centre of excellence and training across the team
  • Lead supplier analytics to enable project prioritisation and resource allocation to maximise value
  • Coordinate spend reviews between category and local procurement
  • Facilitate the production of qualitative reports relating to spend management coverage / pipeline / opportunities / priorities with support from analytics manager and heads of categories
  • Challenge / influence way of working across banners through rightsizing, make / buy, insource / outsource, nearshore / offshore analysis to drive savings
  • Optimise project portfolio and resource allocation for best demand and spend management
  • Qualifications

    Skills & Experience :

  • Indirect procurement / category management experience within a large, global organisation
  • Experience working on a cost reduction programme within Procurement
  • Analytical skills to collect, extract and analyse procurement data to gather insights on spend productivity to influence category decisions
  • Be organised and efficient, with the ability to plan strategically and engage and influence at all levels
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