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As the Corporate Procurement Lead you will be accountable for formulating and delivering agreed procurement strategies to successful conclusion, laying the foundation for realisation of the projects benefits. The CPL will define the delivery, management, roles and responsibilities of the procurement team to ensure collaborative and effective delivery of procurement activities, ensuring delivery to the baseline procurement schedule, which in turn is anchored against the overarching schedule for the programme. Your responsibilities: *Lead the procurement team to deliver technical and commercial efficiency ensuring that objectives and success criteria are identified and delivered in line with business expectations *Support the achievement of governance approval and assurance of all procurement deliverables as defined within the Integrated Management System, ensuring procurement documents are compliantly developed to agreed timelines *Lead the identification and implementation of innovative procurement approaches to the delivery of projects in order to enhance levels of service and minimise costs, ensuring compliance with the overall strategy, whilst seeking to safeguard contractual and commercial risk *Provide expert procurement insight to enable the client to make informed choices about the way in which its expenditure is deployed *Lead the development of positive relationships with Directors/Senior Managers and internal stakeholders to raise awareness of the benefits of a strategic approach to procurement *Support the Procurement Operations Director in managing the expectations of key stakeholders *Identify, develop and prepare business cases, reports and committee items and present to the appropriate internal and external stakeholders *Advise all stakeholders on applicable EU and UK procurement legislation and developments, applicable government policies and procurement routes; to ensure that all activities comply with regulations and subsequently ensure the risk of supplier challenge to any procurement within the team is minimised. Your Skills: *Ability to manage and prioritise multiple work streams at different stages of development in order to meet agreed deadlines *Ability to produce and present documents and reports to stakeholders at various levels within the organisation *Ability to influence key stakeholders, at all levels, both internally and externally, using objective argument based on analysis *Ability to operate with autonomy, and where required engage collaboratively across a matrix environment *Analytical and decision making skills, supported by commercial awareness and negotiating skills for complex propositions *Ability to develop, lead and support a team, through complex challenges; coaching staff in their career development to achieve their full potential; enabling the team to meet their agreed objectives and ability to display and encourage leadership and management skills *Ability to define EU procurement life-cycles for specific projects and articulate procedures and policies *Ability to develop meaningful metrics for procurement selection purposes, incentivisation and contract performance measurements Your Knowledge: *Knowledge of EU procurement directives, with awareness of government initiatives and policies with the ability to assess relevancy and defend applicability *Knowledge of global supply markets relating to infrastructure projects *Understanding of the supply market for indirect services in the public sector *Knowledge of procurement related government initiatives and policies with the ability to assess relevancy and defend applicability *Knowledge of the Utilities Contract Regulations *Understanding of the concept of spend analysis to achieve efficiencies Your Experience: *Experience of procuring contracts ranging in value, delivering savings within a public sector organisation through effective management of procurement processes *Experience of leading a team to deliver value for money and whole life value propositions, leading the development of procurement strategies, through workshop development, translating this to a procurement strategy and delivering this through assurance and governance *Experience of leading procurement via early contractor involvement, collaborative and/or incentivised contracts with different pricing and risk models
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We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual with good interpersonal skills to join our happy and friendly team in this successful fragrance and cosmetics organisation. It is a challenging and rewarding role which will suit a flexible individual able to work under pressure. The role is focused mainly on supporting the management team. Support for the team will include: · Processing and tracking tester orders. · Tracking sales results and performance. · Managing and tracking rosters, holidays and sick days. · Managing counter repairs and general point of sale maintenance (e.g visual changeovers). · Unpacking testers and gifts for allocation to sales force and sales outlets. · Computation and analysis of weekly sales figures. · Analysis of weekly stock situations. · Day to day support (staff roster requests, figures & analysis requests, organising travel, promotion plan requests etc.) Applicants must have good verbal, written and communication skills, and an ability to work to deadlines and prioritise work effectively. In addition they must be able to demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of PC skills, most importantly Excel and PowerPoint, but also Word and Outlook. An interest in fragrance and cosmetics along with the world of fashion will be seen as an added benefit, although full training in all aspects of the role will be offered
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Procurement Lead As a Corporate Procurement Lead you will lead, provide strategic direction and be accountable for the Corporate Procurement team, contributing to the overall effectiveness of the department. The CPL must deliver significant benefits, ensuring all Corporate Directorate requirements are compliantly procured to timescales and performance targets, whilst delivering value for money. Main activities *Build, develop and lead a team (direct and indirect reports) to deliver technical and commercial efficiency opportunities for an assigned portfolio, ensuring that objectives and success criteria are identified and delivered in line with business lead expectations. *Support the achievement of governance approval and assurance of all procurement deliverables as defined within the Integrated Management System, ensuring procurement documents are compliantly developed to agreed timelines. *Lead the identification and implementation of innovative procurement approaches to the delivery of projects in order to enhance levels of service and minimise costs, ensuring compliance with the overall strategy, whilst seeking to safeguard contractual and commercial risk. Essential criteria *Experience of procuring contracts ranging in value, delivering savings to a public sector organisation through effective management of procurement processes *Experience of developing processes with governance areas to accurately reflect the Regulations, whilst also ensuring a streamlined process is adopted *Experience of leading a team to deliver value for money and whole life value propositions. *Knowledge of EU procurement directives, with awareness of government initiatives and policies with the ability to assess relevancy and defend applicability *Knowledge of global supply markets relating to infrastructure projects. *Understanding of the supply market for indirect services in the public sector. Details *6 month temporary contract *£750 a day Umbrella *Birmingham Please apply as soon as possible or call Olivia on (phone number removed) --- Fusion People are committed to promoting equal opportunities to people regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, race, sexuality or disability. We operate as an employment agency and employment business. You'll find a wide selection of vacancies on our website
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Fixed Term Contract: 12 months A leading manufacturing company based in the Abergavenny area are recruiting for a Purchaser/ Buyer to join their Procurement department for at least 12 months. The role involves the purchasing of materials, the objective being able to deliver a supply base capable of supporting the operation effectively and efficiently, ensuring on-time delivery, appropriate costs and quality to be able to provide excellent service as a business. You will have excellent influencing abilities, a very high level of integrity and be able to maintain and manage excellent relationships with suppliers and other internal departments. Benefits: Competitive salary of between £25,000 and £27,000 Hours of work: Monday to Thursday – 8am to 4.30pm; Friday 8am – 3pm. Pension Free Parking About the Role * The research and review of the supply market in order to identify potential cost savings. * Sourcing of additional suppliers to reduce procurement risk ensuring implementation and maintenance of minimum and maximum levels to support business needs. * Managing supplier relationships in a professional and effective manner, ensuring quality communication. * The resolution of order queries both internally and with suppliers. * The progressing of orders with suppliers to ensure on-time deliveries and chasing overdue deliveries where appropriate. * Benchmarking and negotiation of products with a focus on reducing cost. * Researching and reviewing of the supply chain in order to identify potential suppliers with the capability to support. * Managing day-to-day supplier relationships in a professional and effective manner. * Ensuring supplier quality performance in conjunction with the quality department. * Monitor manufacturing demand/allocation in line with customer forecast and manage requirement with the most cost-efficient outcome. * Working closely with the Supply Chain Manager and the Purchasing team. * Investigating new projects requirements in an effective manner ensuring business will be supported. * Monitor manufacturing demand/Allocation in line with customer forecast and manage requirement with the most cost-efficient outcome. * Ensure housekeeping standards are maintained to agreed standards to reduce waste and sustain efficient working practices. * Reduce cost and increase efficiency within the supply chain. * Minimise raw material inventory levels and ensure all raw material demand is accurate and available for manufacturing. * Formulation of sourcing strategies to meet the needs of the business. * Implement and maintain internal control procedures. Essential Skills and experience * Experience in a buying or purchasing role within the manufacturing/ engineering industry * Understanding how to forecast materials needed long term and for projects * Experience of dealing with suppliers directly in regard to purchasing requirements * Able to influence and negotiate price to reduce overall costs * Identifying new suppliers that could offer potential cost savings * Able to work to KPI’s * Excellent communication skills both written and verbal * Proven ability to Benchmark prices * Numerical Analysis * Microsoft package (Essential) If you are interested in this role, please send your CV online immediately or for further information, please call Platform Resourcing on our Newport branch number (phone number removed). Privacy and General Data Protection Policy By applying for this position, you are giving consent for Platform Resourcing Limited to contact you regarding this vacancy and to discuss potential opportunities that would be seen to be in both parties’ interest for the explicit reason of assisting you to find work. Your details will not be passed on to any prospective employer/s without your prior consent. Platform Resourcing will not share any of your details with any third parties unless deemed suitable by you as the applicant/data subject. The above is a general overview and should not be used as a comprehensive list of Platform Resourcing Limited’s commitments. You can find more information on how we handle your data please see our Data Protection and General Data Protection Policy within our policies page on our company website. If you have any questions, please call us on (phone number removed) before applying. Platform Resourcing are advertising this vacancy and are acting as an employment agency
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In Sprint Test Engineer Will be part of a scrum team with a definition of done that spans low-level design, development, unit test and integration and regression test. The IST engineer will focus on automated integrated feature testing (as opposed to unit test). The engineer will write and execute the tests and, depending on load, may guide the developers to help with integrated feature testing. Essential Scrum Agile experience Test automation Use of C and Python Linux User space and RTOS experience Version control (preferably git) Desirable Experience of Gherkin language and Behave test framework Google Test or Ceedling / Unity / CMock unit test frameworks C++ experience Use of Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo etc.) UML The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency
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Our client a leading manufacturing company is looking to recruit a Buyer on a fixed term 12 month based at their site in Abergavenny. Salary: £26,000 Benefits: 20 days holidays plus bank holidays 22 days company sick pay Death in service cover Free on-site parking The role: Benchmarking and negotiation of products with a focus on reducing cost and VA/VE. Researching and reviewing of the supply chain in order to identify potential suppliers with the capability to support our client. Formulate and deploy business strategy to suppliers. Managing day-to-day supplier relationships in a professional and effective manner. Ensuring supplier quality performance in conjunction with the quality department. The monitoring and resolution of supplier invoicing issues. The evaluation, planning and transfer of supply base consolidation programmes to gain maximum leverage within commodity areas. Monitor manufacturing demand/allocation in line with customer forecast and manage requirement with the most cost efficient outcome. Supporting the Supply Chain Manager and the Purchasing function in general. Monitor and manage resource allocation/requirement. Co-ordinate with the program management team with regards to new project information. The progressing of orders with suppliers to ensure on-time deliveries and chasing overdue deliveries where appropriate. Ensure housekeeping standards are maintained to agreed standards to reduce waste and sustain efficient working practices. Monitor manufacturing demand/Allocation in line with customer forecast and manage requirement with the most cost efficient outcome. The research and review of the supply market in order to identify potential cost savings. Sourcing of additional suppliers to reduce procurement risk. Managing day-to-day supplier relationships in a professional and effective manner. Material to OTIF, Purchase orders sent on the day of receiving requisitions. Maintaining Key Performance Indicators. Positive supplier and quality communication. The resolution of order queries both internally and with suppliers. Reduce cost and increase efficiency with in the supply chain. Minimise raw material inventory levels and ensure all raw material demand is accurate and available for manufacturing OTIF. Formulation of sourcing strategies to meet the needs of the business. Implement and maintain min/max levels to support the customer demand. Managing new projects requirements in an effective manner. Expedite to an effective level to zero outstanding orders. Implement and maintain internal control procedures. The successful candidate will have the following skills: Benchmarking and negotiation Problem Solving and Corrective Action development Effective communication both internally and with suppliers Numerical Analysis Influencing Skills PC skills Microsoft package (Essential). Educated to degree level or equivalent experience in a procurement function. Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) desirable not essential Please email Steph Hughes for immediate consideration. The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency
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Due to an uptake in work our client based in the Orton area of Peterborough is looking to hire several Warehouse operatives to work at their busy distribution site. The hours of work are Monday to Friday from 4pm to Midnight. The work will involve picking an packing of orders, sending good to the despatch team, inventory and ad-hoc work as and when required. Immediate start is available for the right candidates
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ROTATING SHIFT WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE REQUIRED!!! DOING DATA ENTRY AND SENDING OFF PARCELS We are currently looking for a warehouse operative to work in a distribution centre in Tongwell on the rotating shift pattern Monday to Friday with guaranteed 37.5 hours a week plus Overtime  The ideal candidate will be computer literate as the duties will involve preparing labels, entering customers' addresses into the system and sending off the parcels with orders. Pay rate £8.21-£9.13 ph, guaranteed 37.5 hours a week plus amazing overtime rate £12.32.  Ongoing work in a warm and welcoming warehouse. If you are interested, please email your CV to
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A well respected Defence Engineering organisation is currently experiencing an ongoing period of growth and success. Due to an ever increasing workload, they are currently looking to recruit a Supply Chain Manager to join their dedicated team of Procurement professionals. The role is based in Barrow In Furness, Cumbria and is for an initial 6 month duration. There is a rate of £55LTD Per Hour on offer for the successful candidate. Please find the description below: Description of Program JAM is delight to be working with a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems. The role will involve managing the delivery of the Supply Chain vision and strategic direction in all areas of responsibility in order to achieve business objectives in line with corporate requirements. Deliver the product by ensuring that subordinates have purpose and clarity and are empowered to meet key delivery targets within an acceptable timescale and budget. Deliver key strategies, policies and procedures that will enhance product quality and customer satisfaction. Work cross functionally in order to ensure achievement of key knowledge transfer and deployment of best working practices across the business. Manage behaviours to ensure they are conducive to the required business culture, maintaining a united and professional image * Responsible for ensuring the Health & Safety of all your employees and that your area operates in accordance with Company Health and Safety Policies and Procedures. * Provide safety and quality leadership via the SHE and Quality infrastructure and visual management. Actively promote improvements both individually and within the team. * Ensure personal and team compliance with all role related processes and/or internal and external regulatory requirements. * Actively seek out and identify risks and opportunities for improvement, implementing as appropriate. Continuously review, challenge, drive and lead on process improvements. * Effectively manage and adhere to budget (direct & overhead), working in collaboration with key stakeholders. * Actively promote PDR and MPR compliance to ensure that the performance and behaviours are conducive to the delivery of the team's performance targets. * Establish and maintain an effective team, ensuring clear goals are set and appraised, and facilitate a culture which is aligned to the company's vision and values. * Ensure relevant targets are delivered by regularly reviewing, reporting on progress and resolving issues. * Firmly support and embed engagement and communication strategies. * Ensure team work collaboratively across the functions to resolve problems, achieve objectives and deliver high standards of performance. * Lead by example in conforming to model behaviours, people and process management. * Ensure that a customer focussed approach is firmly embedded across all teams. * Ensure compliance and work within the parameters of ITAR. * Understanding of the specific requirement for receipt, storage and distribution of Nuclear Items within a Warehouse, Transport and distribution environment * Understanding and ensure compliance of all Health and Safety Requirements relating to Warehouse/Logistics/Transport Operations * Staff Managers SHE Awareness Simply click on the apply button now. JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn
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I am looking for an Inventory Planner to work a 6 week contract based in Wiltshire. £15 - £18 per hour. Description The Inventory Planner's purpose is to optimize stock availability for our European markets. It's the link between our supply base and the country teams, dynamically planning and executing under uncertainty for best in class results. As such the ability to build strong relationships and communicate clearly both upstream and downstream is the key driver of success for the role. By navigating a large matrix structure successfully this role will focus on getting results in a fast moving environment. Accountabilities Clearly communicates to demand and supply organisations in a language they understand. Identifies risks to supply plan and communicates clearly and concisely to stakeholders. Reporting on supply chain metrics Proactively raises issues to the right people at the right time. Understands roles and responsibilities across supply base and builds strong working relationships. Nurtures a close working relationship with market demand team.Skills/Experience required Experience in supply/inventory planning Experience with SAP APO essential Experience working closely with high-performing demand and sales teams Experience operating with international stakeholders Experience in consumer goods or retail would be an advantage Experience with Kinaxis would be an advantageFor more information on this Inventory role please contact Leah Welsby on (url removed) The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency
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