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Local Procurement Manager (Service and Delivery Manager)

Local Procurement Manager (Service and Delivery Manager)

Posted 30 April by Kingfisher

We’re Kingfisher. You might know us as B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama, Brico Depot or Koçtas. We’re made up of 79,000 passionate people, call 1,302 stores home and operate in 10 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.

We are currently looking for a Local Procurement Manager (Service & Delivery Manager) to join our Group Procurement team (GNFR).

You will support and implement a "Centre-Led" Category Management vision with the local OpCos demands, ensuring a full and targeted Procurement programme optimizes value to the Group.

To do this you will present periodic reports on Procurement plans to the Operating Companies to show progress, ensuring savings align to OpCo account. You will also deliver Local Procurement initiatives and Contract negotiations (consistent with Category strategies) including relevant Supplier Relationship Management.

Providing a 360° communication loop between Group and key functional stakeholders to report on procurement success & opportunities is essential to underwrite value to local OpCo success.

You will also be Improving the principles and efficiency of Procurement Policy, Process and Procedure and ensuring alignment to Kingfisher Group and Organizational goals and support convergence with SAP SRM.

By working with 50+ stakeholders in several Operating Companies and influencing at all levels, you will have a potential annual spend of C.£100M 50+ suppliers.

To be successful in this role you will ideally have substantial experience in Indirect Procurement at a senior level and within a matrix organisation. Having worked in Retail, strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills are essential in managing a range of stakeholder relationships!

This is an exciting opportunity to join our global business. In return, we provide an inspirational working environment, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to stretch and grow your career. Interested? Great, we can’t wait to hear from you.

Required skills

  • Buying
  • Procurement
  • Stakeholder Management

Reference: 37855950

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