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Latest Recruitment At British American Tobacco

Date Posted: 05/May/2014
Deadline: 26/May/2014

British American Tobacco (www.bat.com) is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.

Our aim is to become the leading tobacco company in each of our markets by providing excellent products with confidence and responsibility expected of global consumer brands.

If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too.

Sourcing Manager - Commercial

 

Job purpose and key deliverables

Purpose of the Job:

Responsible for the execution of “Sourcing to Contract” specifically: Source to contract (sourcing plan, tender, negotiate and contract), Spend and compliance reporting and  Commercial risk management.

Principal Accountabilities

Business :

 

  • The development and execution of sourcing plans for marketing categories
  • To ensure the end market category sourcing and contracts meet the business requirements through the execution of the strategic sourcing process.
  • To apply global policies, standards and platforms including the agreed Sourcing Management methodology and approach and to deliver robust terms and conditions that manages BAT’s service delivery and commercial risk.
  • To lead the process of sourcing execution to ensure delivery of the stakeholder requirements and targets
  • To drive and facilitate “source to contract” for specific end market categories. This includes the resolution of any contracts related issues and includes one-off spend items.
  • To ensure contracts are completed for all relevant agreements and that SLA ’s (Service Level Agreements) have been agreed with the relevant business owner.
  • To manage negotiation and supplier selection within the framework of any category strategies or sourcing strategies.
  • To apply the agreed global policies, standards and platforms.
  • Provide forecasts on prices and market changes as an input into planning where appropriate. 
  • To own marketing supply base management building strong internal and external business relationships to ensure the delivery of the category goals.
  • To facilitate the creation of supplier SLA ’s and performance check-points. Manage and resolve contractual performance issues and escalate where required.

People :

 

 

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective partnerships working across geographic boundaries.
  • Ability to influence business partners and suppliers as well as the ability to be assertive if required to ensure compliance to contract.

 

Essential requirements

 

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant business discipline
  • CIPS Corporate Diploma in Purchasing and/or membership of The Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply or equivalent country qualification or membership would be an advantage
  • Supplier and contract management experience
  • Professional knowledge of procurement principles, corporate regulations, including high order negotiation skills.
  • Experience of sourcing at a local level for a period of 2 - 5 years
  • Good interpersonal skills and numerical skills

 

Desirable requirements

·  Thorough knowledge of supply market, supplier capabilities and competitor activity, and expected trends at a local level.

·  Proven capability of applying supplier management techniques to ensure contracted benefits are delivered.

·  Detailed understanding of financial evaluation and interpretation of supplier’s records and their key cost and business drivers.

·  Understanding of the processes, timelines and constraints for the development and delivery of new products

Method of Application

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