Senior Programme Buyer

Recruiter
Premea Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£30 per hour
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
09 Sep 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description:
Our premium brand Automotive client is currently recruiting for the following role:

Division:
PURCHASING

Position Description:
SENIOR PROGRAMME BUYER

The Opportunity
SVO Purchasing is responsible for providing a value driven global supply network which enables the delivery of Special Vehicles and Accessories. The SVO Purchasing team sources all unique Production parts and all Accessories for the client`s vehicles. SVO Purchasing has its own Programmes team which works with the SVO Buyers along with the SVO and Core Stakeholders to deliver SV Branded products across the Client`s ranges.
Reporting to the Programme Purchasing Manager.
In order to support the SVO Cycle Plan expansion, this role will be responsible for the management of SVO programmes from to VP and ensure that deliverables throughout the programme are met.
This role requires stakeholder engagement at most senior levels, including Programme teams, COC Programme Purchasing teams, PD, STA and MP&L, and assertiveness to ensure that processes are enforced at all levels.

Key Performance Indicators
- 100% of commodities sourced by PA gateway
- SBR1,2 and 3 passed first time

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
1) Strong project management, business acumen and analytical skills
2) Strong relationship management skills
3) IT skills, excel, word, powerpoint

Experience Required:
- Experience in automotive desirable but not essential.
- Experience in purchasing and/or programme purchasing

Experience Preferred:
- Experience in automotive desirable but not essential.

Additional Information:
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
- Management of SVO programme to ensure purchasing deliverables are met.
- Approve PDL and PMXU categorisation of commodities.
- Create and maintain programme tracker via Aps Broker
- Attend PST meetings (Engineering Meetings and report programme status to senior management at LMM and CPAT meetings
- Liaises with COC Buyers to ensure accuracy of information and successful delivery of Programmes
- Ensure Core GSP evolutions and training is followed in SO
- Own and update all project documents and issue reports to seniors based on set key performance indicators
- Build, develop and grow any relationships vital to the success of the project
- Coach and Mentor new on-boarding and Graduate intakes
- Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time

Key Interaction:
- COC Programme Purchasing (Core and SO)
- Programme teams
- GSP team
- Supplier Technical Assistance
- Manufacturing
- Person who can work in autonomy.
- Assertive and good communication skills. Able to communicate to all levels of management.

Please note to apply for this position, you MUST have either a UK or EU passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship of any kind.

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment business.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.