Indirect Procurement Business Partner
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, GBR
5d ago

Purpose :

We are now recruiting for an Indirect Procurement Business Partner to work on our production site in Huddersfield.

The purpose of this role is to work closely with the business leaders on the site / country to ensure that the business requirements are clearly understood, appropriately challenged, and taken into account in the Category and Sub-Category strategies (Demand management).

As a business partner you will forge close working relationships with the Category / Sub-Category Managers to ensure that Category / Sub-Category strategies are fully deployed in the country.

You will develop and maintain close working relationships with the various business leaders in the country(s) ensure that Indirect Procurement is able to deliver significant savings to the P / L on a consistent and sustainable basis

As an expert in Procurement you will provide tailored Procurement solutions for the business where the business requirements cannot be met by a Category / Sub-Category strategy or the existing buying channel.

You will act as an ambassador of Indirect Procurement and be the site / country champion for all Indirect Procurement policies, processes and tools

How you will make a difference :

  • Ensure the deployment of Category and Sub-Category strategies in the country
  • Ensure the alignment of the Indirect procurement BP and Category Management teams to ensure the savings / benefits associated with the deployment and leveraging of Category / Sub-Category strategies are fully realised in the country(s)
  • Be the face of procurement to the country / site management team, ensuring they are aware of and actively support procurement policies, processes and tools in the country(s) and ensuring that Indirect Procurement is fully aware of the challenges, opportunities, and priorities of the site / country
  • In cases where the business requirement cannot be covered by an existing procurement channel or Category / Sub-Category strategy, design and execute tailored (custom) solutions, to include running sourcing events, supplier evaluation and selection, contracting, and appropriate contract management on an on-going basis
  • Ensure $Bank pipeline is used consistently throughout the country and that it is accurate and able to drive the delivery of targets
  • Ensure the Indirect Procurement function in the site / country is fully compliant with all relevant policies and processes
  • Promoting Indirect Procurement achievements
  • Deliver the agreed savings within the site / country ensuring no adverse impact on quality and time requirements
  • Qualifications

  • Experience of eSourcing tools (Ariba) & approaches
  • Good understanding of Category Management approaches and techniques
  • Capability in leading the implementation of strategies
  • Leadership of procurement projects
  • Cross-cultural understanding
  • Good understanding of how to influence and sell internally
  • Good communication and presentation competencies
  • Good stakeholder management
  • Ability to establish and manage relationships with internal clients which drive the Syngenta and procurement strategy
  • Strong ability to influence peers and indirectly manage teams
  • Additional info :

  • Full time role based in Huddersfield
  • Competitive salary and benefits scheme
  • 31.5 annual holidays
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