Senior Manager -Supply Chain Functional Excellence – Peoplesource Consulting

Job Objective
The incumbent’s department is responsible for a team of subject matter experts delivering Business Intelligence, Analysis, Contract Risk, Compliance & Audit, Supplier Programme Managers, Supplier Requirements Engineering, Supplier Quality and Supply Chain Risk

Job Purpose
Working closely with project teams, procurement, operations, supply chain and other supporting functions to ensure that supply chain functional performance is delivering best practice

Leadership of a group of experts deployed to develop procurement contract structures for a variety of complex goods and services.
Owns the development, training and implementation of policies, procedures and processes for the supply chain function.
Provide contract risk and compliance oversight to the procurement department.
Leadership oversight of Supplier Management strategy development. Identify risks and develop mitigation strategies that support successful execution of the projects.
Leadership oversight and management of procurement process, subcontract and supply chain audits as required.
Leadership of a group of experts to support to complex subcontract negotiations and produce playbooks/training materials for procurement teams.
Establishes operating plan for procurement risk and compliance assessment activities and performs to plan.
Leadership interface between procurement and legal department on subcontract strategies and subcontract risk management.
Leadership of expert support to assessments and the development of recovery plans, corrective and preventative actions related to subcontract claims and disputes.
Reporting of functional level commercial risks and implications to project managers, regional managers, and senior executives
Lead the evaluate and refinement of Business Intelligence goals, business objectives, decision support needs, data and performance requirements to meet business objectives
Leadership and influence with other functions in an integrated team environment to drive the need to develop procurement specifications and statements of work for a variety of complex goods and services

Qualifications & Experience
Law Degree or equivalent and 10 years’ experience working with contracts and subcontracts.
Experience of audit and the development of policies and procedures is desirable.
Problem Solving:
Works on unusually complex problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.
Initiates assignments, determines, and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work is checked through consultation and agreement with others rather than formal review by a superior.
Develops advanced processes and guides their development into final product. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and affect the organization’s risk exposure and image.

Must be able to apply advanced job principles, theories, and concepts, contribute to the development of new principles and concepts as well as advanced job practices, techniques, and standards.
Recognised as a job expert within the company.

Application Closing Date
26th January, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send in their CV’s and application letter to: quoting the job title and reference above as subject.

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