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  • Posted on: 12 December, 2016 Deadline: 20 December, 2016
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  • Our client is the largest independent mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. It provides services across the full tower value chain – colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services.

    To help accelerate growth and transformation, we are looking to recruit the following roles for our client:

    Head of Procurement - Technical

     

    Department: Supply Chain Management
    Reports to: Head of Supply Chain - Nigeria

    PIHPT 01

    Job Purpose

    The Head of Procurement – Technical is expected to deliver effective procurement solutions across the business in line with the group’s business targets and objectives; deliver defined savings targets; deliver defined value adding targets and measures; actively manage supply risk and performance; develop supply chain capability to meet future business needs; and, ultimately, improve performance, improve the organisation’s competitive advantage, and reduce costs and business risk significantly. He/she is expected to deliver an innovative and value for money procurement service by embedding category strategies for the particular area of responsibility by focusing on the needs of internal and external stakeholders. The incumbent will oversee the management of procurement specialists and managers.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

    Category Management

    Develop integrated strategies to ensure the organisation maximises the benefit of its supplier relationships and reduces total cost of ownership. A Category Profile and Strategy shall be developed and updated that describes the market environment, key suppliers, key contracts, risks, issues and opportunities, current spend and forecast demand within the category

    To provide category management, the candidate will facilitate a cross functional team to

    • Develop strategies in support of key projects and initiatives tailored to the category       
    • Develop contracting strategies 
    • Develop negotiation strategies for strategic sourcing events 
    • Develop plans to manage capacity and capability 
    • Develop demand profile and identify niche support 
    • Assess current and potential supply base 
    • Identify risk and support mitigation plans 
    • Ensure key performance indicators are in place to manage performance across BUs 
    • Communicate strategy, performance, risk and opportunities to stakeholders 
    • Communicate key presentations to senior leadership (directors) 
    • Execute category and contracting strategies, monitor and manage progress to plan 
    • Facilitate agreement with business partners and other stakeholders

    Specifically:

    1. Develop and maintain effective relationships with key internal stakeholders (including Executive and Group Directors) to increase awareness of Procurement and communicate, implement and monitor compliance by internal stakeholders with corporate Procurement policies and collaborate to define and articulate their strategic sourcing needs and secure their engagement and support to agreed implementation strategies.
    2. Support the department’s leadership team on ‘Demand Management’ where necessary to challenge and change the organisation’s Procurement policy and buying behaviour and to provide support in resolving conflicts and removing any barriers to delivering optimum benefits via the Category Management process.  In this dimension, assist Category Leads on large scale, complex Procurement projects where influence and experience can make a significant contribution to final sourcing outcomes.
    3. Identify and define opportunities for synergies, revenue growth and lead Spend Analysis in order to identify and develop savings opportunity assessment, including leading external benchmarking to support this assessment, and input supply market intelligence into the budget setting process and agree any saving targets to be included in the plan.
    4. Provide specialist advice, guidance and service in identification, assessment and management of potential risks associated with differing sourcing strategies and lead cross functional teams to develop Category strategies.
    5. Ensure make -vs- buy opportunities are considered as part of the development of applicable Category strategies in order to reduce costs, drive operational efficiencies and/or improve customer service and, where appropriate, lead on the production of the corresponding business case.
    6. Achieve cost savings objectives through creative Procurement strategies, vendor selection and review and development of favourable contract agreements.
    7. Lead the end to end tender process for high value/risk contracts including leading pre and post-award negotiations on strategically significant contracts in close collaboration with Legal and other relevant supporting departments.
    8. Define and manage key supplier relationships and be accountable for Supplier Relationship Management within the Category to deliver breakthrough performance in cost, service and
    9. Continuously support centralised IM expertise to identify and collate key, comprehensive management information based on in-depth analysis and produce regular reports to reflect the performance of the Category team on spend management, savings tracking, project tracking, performance measurement and monitoring of key suppliers and contractors and key risk management.
    10. Keep abreast of developments in key supply markets and foster, establish and manage relationships with senior management of key and strategic suppliers to improve supplier performance.
    11. Continuously revalidate current processes and systems and drive refinements through structured change management efforts to drive adoption of improved systems and processes, standard tools, templates, legal documents and supplier selection methodology and criteria.
    12. Oversee and manage the Category team including monitoring that workload and work plans are effectively resourced and carried out in accordance with the Category Management Framework and Procurement policies and procedures.
    13. Assist in defining organisational design and oversee development of roles and responsibilities and recruitment.

           14. Define and develop a continuous improvement culture and monitor/coach team members by effectively managing development and performance.

    Skills/Competence Requirement

    • Senior team and Category Management experience: mandatory.  To include:
    • Advanced Problem Solving and numerate analytical skills.
    • Excellent literacy skills.
    • Strong IT skills (MS Office, ERP, Data Analysis). 

    Qualifications & Experience

    • First Degree, Certified Purchaser (CIPS) preferred and Master’s Degree will be advantageous.
    • Bachelor's degree and typically 15 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree with typically 12 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Strong influencing skills at senior levels to influence acceptance of new ways of working and building strategic awareness.
    • Stakeholder relationships: building trust and fostering collaboration; excellent team management and interpersonal people skills are essential.
    • Communicating effectively: strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strategic thinking complimented by excellent organisational and Project Management skills.
    • Ability to negotiate commercial and contractual terms at the highest levels with suppliers.

    Job Dimensions

    Key Relationships:

    • Head of Supply Chain Nigeria
    • Procurement Specialists and Managers

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    Senior Supplier Program Management Specialist

     

    We are currently looking to help our client fill the role of Senior Supplier Program Management Specialist. The incumbent would be responsible for management and oversight of major supplier activities. The successful candidate will work closely with all functional teams to ensure successful integration , support contract execution and management  initiatives.

    Department: Supply Chain Management
    Reports to: Senior Manager -Supply Chain Functional Excellence

    REF: PISSPMS 01

    Job Purpose

    Working closely with the technical project teams, procurement, operations and other supporting functions to ensure successful integration and support of proposal efforts, contract execution and supplier management initiatives.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

    Key accountabilities:

    1. Working closely with other functions in an integrated team environment to develop procurement specifications and statements of work for a variety of complex goods and services. 
    2. Performs stakeholder needs analysis, technical measure definition, and requirements analysis, allocation and definition. 
    3. Uses structured requirements processes to ensure requirements are clear, unambiguous verifiable and affordable.
    4. Develops and implements processes for other business units and functions when appropriate. 
    5. Performs cost vs. requirements trade studies, cost driver analysis, and analysis of supplier cost proposals using parametric cost modelling techniques.  
    6. Assists with analyses to evaluates customer/operational needs to define technical performance requirements. 
    7. Supporting leadership related to Supplier Management strategy and resolves issues. Identify risks and develop mitigation strategies that support successful execution of the procurement packages. 
    8. Conducts oversight and management of strategies, performance and development of large-scale products and services. 
    9. Manages technical, business, product delivery, quality and in-service aspects of supplier/subcontractor relationships and performance. 
    10. Establishes operating plan to monitor performance to plan. 
    11. Identifies and manages all aspects of supplier statement of work, contractual commitments and performance to support company procurement strategies and contractual compliance and establishes operating plan. 
    12. Provides technical and business guidance to critical suppliers and projects. 
    13. Leads strategic supply chain activities to manage work with suppliers and projects. 
    14. Manages all aspects of supplier and stakeholder relationships and performance throughout all contract phases. 
    15. Leads supplier assessments and the development of recovery plans, corrective and preventative actions. 
    16. Supports the development of company or business unit procurement strategies.
    17. Provides oversight, guidance and verification of work movement projects.
    18. Communicates supplier and organization performance plan risks, issues and   opportunities to stakeholders. 
    19. Manages work movement plans.

    Skills/Competence Requirement

    Applies advanced job principles, theories, and concepts. Contributes to the development of new principles and concepts as well as advanced job practices,techniques, and standards. Recognised as a job expert with in the company.

    Job Attributes

    Qualifications & Experience

    Technical bachelor's degree and typically 14 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree with typically 12 or more years' or a PhD degree with typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

    Problem Solving: 

    Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions, which are highly innovative and ingenious.

    Discretion: 

    Initiates assignments, determines, and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work is checked through consultation and agreement with others rather than formal review by a superior.

    Impact: 

    Develops advanced technical ideas and guides their development into final product. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and affect the organization's technological capability and image.

    Liaison: 

    Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and programs. Acts as advisor to management and customers on supply chain risk elements.

    Experience Level:

    Individual Contributor

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    Procurement Analyst

     

    Department: Supply Chain Management
    Reports to: Senior Manager -Supply Chain Functional Excellence
    Job Ref: PIPA 01

    We are currently looking to help our client fill the role of Procurement Analyst. The incumbent will provide procurement and analytical expertise, including research, cost modelling and analytical support services, to inform procurement and category management, decision-making and strategy. 

    Job Description

    Functions & Responsibilities
    The Procurement Analyst will provides procurement and analytical expertise, including research, cost modelling and analytical support services, to inform procurement and category management, decision-making and strategy.

    Key accountabilities:

    • Evaluate and refine Business Intelligence goals, business objectives, decision support needs, data and performance requirements to meet business objectives.
    • Analyze data elements and business rules applicable to the business requirements and offer options for moderately complex Business Intelligence information model solutions that satisfy the customer needs.
    • Prepare data for Business Intelligence solutions including identification of missing information, quality and lack of quality to the data owners. Perform moderate to complex transformation of metadata for use. Organize data for analysis appropriate for structured data.
    • Participate in assessment of current technology, evaluate use of technology and utilize standard methodologies. Choose best-fit Business Intelligence technology, methodology and visualizations given data and business requirement criteria. Recommend information delivery options and methodology. Establish best practices and guidelines.
    • Utilize programming and database queries to implement scalable and efficient query models. Iteratively execute Business Intelligence models and development. Perform analysis to identify and understand an issue or event. Investigation of evident issues through drill-down exploration and descriptive statistics. Improve productivity through automation and standardization.
    • Evaluate and validate quality of performance on completeness of Business Intelligence models and solutions. Troubleshoot and resolve quality and performance issues. Evaluate, validate and refine moderate to complex Business Intelligence solutions to meet business objectives.

    Other responsibilities include:

    • Development of business cases Identification of profit enhancing opportunities, product segmentation, customer segmentation, maintenance and creation of value-based and statistical price models
    • Development of new metrics to identify trends, tracking and monitoring of pricing performance
    • Work closely with all functions of the business to provide insights and discover opportunities within various spend and business segments
    • Must be able to demonstrate attention to detail, able to work independently or as member of a team; must be organized and meet deadlines. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Works well with people across the organization to gather information, make decisions/recommendations, and drive improvements.

    Qualifications

    • Technical bachelor's degree and typically 7 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    This position requires:

    • Business Intelligence experience
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. Experience with any of the following: SAP, Tableau, Vendavo, Teradata, SQL Server, SAS, R, AX 7 and Pricing Optimization methodologies are desirable.Note:
    • Experience could include academic exposure.

    Experience Level
    Individual Contributor

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    Senior Contract Specialist

     

    Job Ref – PISCS 01

    Job Description

    The Senior Contract Specialist will be be responsible for complex contract drafting, compliance, risk management, audit, policy, negotiation support and supplier qualification oversight activities. Working closely with the technical project teams, procurement, operations and other supporting functions to ensure successful integration and support of proposal efforts, contract execution and supplier management initiatives.

    Key accountabilities:
    1. Working closely with other functions in an integrated team environment to develop procurement contract structures for a variety of complex goods and services.
    2. Develops and implements policies, procedures and processes for the supply chain function.
    3. Provide contract risk and compliance oversight to the procurement department.
    4. Supporting leadership related to Supplier Management strategy and resolves issues. Identify risks and develop mitigation strategies that support successful execution of the procurement packages.
    5. Conducts oversight and management of procurement process, subcontract and supply chain audits as required.
    6. Provide support to complex subcontract negotiations and produce playbooks/training materials for procurement teams.
    7. Establishes operating plan for procurement risk and compliance assessment activities.
    8. Lead interface between procurement and legal department on subcontract strategies and subcontract risk management.
    9. Provides expert support to assessments and the development of recovery plans, corrective and preventative actions related to subcontract claims and disputes.
    10. Supports the development of company or business unit procurement strategies. Provides oversight and guidance for category strategies.
    11. Assist project teams in their review of tender and bid documentation, and provide recommendations on contract terms and conditions
    12. Review bid clarifications/qualifications and related business opportunity documentation drafted by project teams
    13. Identify and discuss contracting and commercial risks and implications with project managers, regional managers, and senior executives
    14. Recommend alternative or additional bid or contract wording to mitigate, contain and/or transfer risk exposures and address contingencies
    15. Provide guidance and support to procurement in negotiations leading to the finalization of sub-contracts
    16. Ensure that negotiation, execution and administration of all contracts are compliant with IHS policies and procedures.
    17. Engage with and provide guidance to procurement teams involved in the formation and administration of subcontracts and purchasing processes
    18. Develop forms and templates to support business initiatives, while identifying and addressing risk exposure to existing documents
    19. Draft and review subcontracts and associated documents, and ensure flow down of Prime Contract terms in all subcontract and purchasing commitments
    20. Handle day-to-day questions regarding contracts and subcontracts, while identifying and proposing solutions to address associated issues and risks
    21. Provide training and coaching to procurement teams engaged in the implementation of and the formation and administration of subcontracts
    22. Report to the Legal team on contracting and risk issues where significant legal implications arise from the contracting process, and provide support as required

    Knowledge:

    • Applies advanced job principles, theories, and concepts. Contributes to the development of new principles and concepts as well as advanced job practices, techniques, and standards. Recognized as a job expert within the company.
    • Problem Solving:
    • Works on unusually complex problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.
    • Discretion:
    • Initiates assignments, determines, and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work is checked through consultation and agreement with others rather than formal review by a superior.
    • Impact:
    • Develops advanced processes and guides their development into final product. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and affect the organization's risk exposure and image.
    • Liaison:
    • Acts as advisor to management and customers on subcontract risk elements.

    Qualifications

    • Law Degree or equivalent and 10 years’ experience working with contracts and subcontracts.
    • Experience of audit and the development of policies and procedures is desirable.

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    Senior Manager - Supply Chain Functional Excellence

     

    The Senior Manager - Supply Chain Functional Excellence department would be responsible for a team of subject matter experts delivering Business Intelligence, Analysis, Contract Risk, Compliance & Audit, Supplier Programme Managers, Supplier Requirements Engineering, Supplier Quality and Supply Chain Risk. Working closely with project teams, procurement, operations, supply chain and other supporting functions to ensure that supply chain functional performance is delivering best practice
    The successful individual will have no less than a Law Degree or equivalent and 10 years’ experience working with contracts and subcontracts.  Experience of audit and the development of policies and procedures is desirable. View full JD

    Method of Application

    All interested candidates should send in their CVs and application letter to recruitment@peoplesourceconsulting.com quoting the job title and reference above as subject.

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