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Global Senior Purchasing Manager-NSC Operations (Part Time)

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 12/01/2018

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POSTING END DATE: 26/01/2018

An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.


The role will have overall purchasing responsibility and leadership for the National Sales Companies operations activities.


You’ll be responsible for all people management activities for the National Sales Companies Purchasing Managers - driving, leading and motivating the team to achieve performance excellence in order to deliver the business goals on a global basis.  You will lead continuous improvements in operational activities and develop a standard Global set of processes and templates, including the delivery of operational scorecard for National Sales Companies Purchasing managers.

The role will also include responsibility for measuring the Operational effectiveness of the non-production purchasing activities and ensuring National Sales Companies are process compliant with Global Processes.  You will be responsible for the identification of technology to support efficiency improvements and compliance monitoring, whilst managing the relationships with the Transformation Programme Lead.

You’ll ensure the National Sales Companies operational audit requirements are met, and that sourcing activities in line with direction set in the global Strategic Category Plan.  The role will also be responsible for ensuring non production purchasing headcount / SAP data is aligned with HR & programme transformation office, whilst leading services provision of the centres of excellence deliverables in line with the non-production purchasing transformation Roadmap.

You’ll also be responsible for all people management activities for the National Sales Companies team including the health, safety and wellbeing of the team and deployment and adherence to corporate policy (i.e. return to work process, disciplinary).


You’ll need to be an individual who is results driven, who demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment.  Preferably, you will be Degree qualified or with equivalent experience, with strong commercial awareness and negotiation skills.  A strategic thinker, you will have global business understanding and experience, together with operational Management experience.  Moreover, you will have flexibility and agility to be able to adjust to changing business needs.

You will be a sophisticated communicator who is able to communicate directly, clearly and openly and someone who can demonstrate good capability in leadership and management skills. You will be comfortable challenging all stakeholders with strong influencing and engagement skills.

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you will find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team. As well as the impressive benefits that all our employees receive (including a privilege car purchase scheme, competitive pension scheme and 26 days holiday entitlement), there are some additional benefits open to our Senior Managers. This includes access to our highly competitive Employee Car Ownership (ECO) scheme which provides two cars (either two Jaguar/Land Rover vehicles or one Jaguar/Land Rover vehicle and one Ford brand car) at extremely favourable cost compared to traditional company car lease schemes.   In addition to the car scheme we provide private health cover (which includes travel insurance) and performance-related bonus schemes. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.
Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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