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Supply Chain Business Partner - Technical Services

  • Location

    Edinburgh

  • Sector:

    Facility / Cleaning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    REF25428L

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-07-16

  • Client:

    Mitie

Job Description

Management position acting for the Technical Services business unit reporting to the Head of BU Supply Chain with responsibility for c. u00a3535m annual spendRecognised as a trusted partner, acting as the face of Group Supply Chain to the BU and represent Group Supply Chain at BU leadership meetings/reviewsSupporting the implementation of the new Group Supply Chain Operating ModelDefine, implement, manage and execute business unit specific sourcing strategies, aligned to customer business objectivesEnsure supply chain is fit for purpose, aligned to business need, and represents lowest total cost, optimal service, highest quality, providing ethical and sustainable supply with relevant impactful supply base innovationWork closely with key stakeholders to reflect and influence the needs of the Business Unit in developing Business Unit specific Supply Chain strategiesMake it easy for every buyer to do the right thing and measure, control, and address leakageEnsure all supplier contracts support the optimisation of customer account margins and other benefits, offering opportunities for on-going improvements and enhancementsOutcomes:A high-quality business facing service with excellent engagement and outstanding capabilityBest value for money for every pound that Mitie spends, achieving annualised and in-year benefits, savings targets, and continuous improvement opportunitiesLead Mitie First to ensure internal provider Business Units maximised in appropriate categoriesDemonstrable application of a business unit focused supply chain approachUnderstands & influences business needs and demand. Seen to be working in partnership with Business stakeholders to ensure we have an optimal supply chain, relevant to the business unitStrategic management of key supplier relationships, specific to the business unitDemonstrating that Mitie is a customer of choice who works in partnership with key suppliers to unlock new joint value and improve performanc3TasksBuild a leading business-facing supply chain capability for Mitie, raising the profile of supply chain solutionsWork with the Group Supply Chain leadership team to define and execute Account Souring Plans (ASPs) which are aligned to Mitie business objectives and category sourcing plansMonitor and drive adherence to Group Supply chain processes, contracts and policiesPlan the account sourcing plan review cycle based on business priorities, risk, contract expiry, spend analysis and opportunities identified.Continuously seek opportunities to leverage spend via structured supplier rationalisation, consolidation and innovation programmes to further reduce supplier costs, deliver additional savings, improve overall efficiencies and secure continuous improvementOngoing management of Mitieu2019s Supplier Relationship Management program for specific area of responsibility within a culture of continuous improvementEngage with stakeholders and suppliers to optimise supply chain and procurement delivery.Drive compliance to the PSL and maximise savings and benefits in line with benefits methodologyAct as an ambassador for the communication of the group supply chain and procurement strategy, operating model, and key prioritiesIdentify and deliver cost savings, cost reductions and volume-based discount opportunities for the BU supply chain in accordance with group supply chain and procurement targetsManage and report on BU supply chain KPISLead initiatives improving Mitieu2019s ethical and sustainable sourcingEmbed supply chain risk management frameworksSupport the development of new technologies and processes to continually improve Mitieu2019s Group Supply chain strategy, capability, and delivery.Influence senior Business Unit teams to ensure group supply chain and procurement input is applied in client bid management and mobilisation, early enough in the process for cost, supplier selection, and quality aspects to be properly considered, balancing benefit/resourceEnsure guided buying channels are used across the business unit. Provide guidance for and oversee tactical supplier management within the business unitWork with Business Unit stakeholders to secure feedback on Supplier performance via u2018voice of the customeru2019 processCreate a customer focused performance culture, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders

Candidate Description

Educated to degree level or equivalent professional experience/qualificationsA track record in managing procurement delivery and high performing teamsFirst class interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skillsAble to demonstrate the ability to influence, challenge and negotiate the wide range of knowledgeable clients, suppliers and colleague at board levelSignificant commercial procurement experienceExperience in delivering exceptional procurement value in a complex environment, managing a diverse range of stakeholders and customersAbility to influence and challenge at a senior level both internally and externallyDesirableMCIPS qualified

Employer Description

Mitie was founded in 1987, Mitie is the UKu2019s leading facilities management and professional services company, looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. Mitie has over 77,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, thereu2019s no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.