Procurement Capability & Skills Manager​ in Warwick - NationalGrid

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Warwick, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
4 days ago

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About the roleWe are looking for a highly experienced Procurement professional to join us as a Procurement Capability and Skills Manager to drive and implement a Global Procurement performance framework.
Working as a Procurement Capability and Skills Manager, you will work across the breadth of the Global Procurement function, leading the implementation of a Global Procurement performance framework and a functional capability build programme. Reporting to the Business Planning and Performance Director you will lead and implement activities that will drive a culture of performance and continuous improvement across capabilities, processes and people.
Leading on this functional capability programme, you will play a prime role in supporting the development needs of your Procurement colleagues. You’ll be proactive and passionate about sourcing, developing and maintaining training, working with the wider training academy to deliver effective and efficient training.
You’ll work closely with the Global Procurement Leadership Team, to drive the individual capability agenda playing an active role in implementing interventions to support retention and recruitment and measuring performance against people related metrics.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced procurement professional who understands what skills and capabilities are required to build an upper quartile Procurement function.  An understanding of what of what it takes to manage categories end to end, develop strategies and execute in a highly complex supply chain. About youWe invest in our people and harness the potential from a diverse range of backgrounds.
We are looking for someone who has the following attributes:
•    Experience of broad, sustainable, responsible supply chain management in complex enterprise environments.
•    Broad knowledge of Procurement processes and core functional capabilities
•    A good understanding of people-related activities necessary to improve capability and drive performance.
•    Experience of creating strategies and frameworks.
•    Experience of coaching, mentoring and developing others
•    Motivated and self-driven to make it happen
•    Knowledge and experience of using Six-Sigma performance excellence At National Grid we value difference and therefore encourage applicants who demonstrate the above to apply.
If you can help us deliver new solutions that work for our customers and support the energy transition, then this is the perfect opportunity for you!What we can offer you•    A competitive salary of 65,000 - 70,000 dependent on capability and experience.
•    A bonus based on personal and company performance and
•    A competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%.
•    28 days annual leave
•    Access to a number of flexible benefits such as Share Incentive Plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few. About National GridNational Grid is an energy company driven by a clear purpose: We Bring Energy to Life.  Every day we play a vital role for society by connecting millions of people to the energy they use safely, reliably, and efficiently.  But more than that - we are also part of delivering a clean energy revolution desperately needed to tackle climate change.  So, every day we strive towards our vision of being at the heart of a clean, fair, and affordable energy future.
As a critical and influential organisation with energy infrastructure in the UK and US, operating responsibly and ethically is vitally important to us, and how we deliver for customers, stakeholders and communities is guided by our core values of Doing the Right Thing, Finding a Better Way and Making it Happen.
Best of all, our people say they are proud to work for National Grid and that it is a great place to work.  They know what they do matters for society and they can make a difference.  We have a strong focus on personal development, wellbeing, inclusion and belonging.  And it's not all work… we have fun, care for and look out for each other whilst forming strong friendships and affinities through active social networks & employee resource groups.Further InformationLocation: As part of our hybrid working approach where colleagues work flexibly, these roles offer a mix of office working in Warwick and home working.
Role: This is a full-time position, but we will consider flexible working arrangements.
Closing Date:  28 September 2022.
We are keen to have great people join our team and will be progressing to interviews quickly for those that meet the requirements of the role. Therefore, we encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.
At National Grid, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.

Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.


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