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Indirect Procurement Fleet Commodity Manager
Siemens Location:

Manchester

Closing Date:

15/06/2024

Indirect Procurement Fleet Commodity Manager

Siemens, the leading global engineering and technology services company, has been active in the UK for 175 years. We provide innovative solutions to help tackle the UK’s major challenges, across the key sectors of mobility, digital industry, smart infrastructure, and healthcare.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Indirect Procurement Fleet Commodity Manager to join our Supply Chain Management team in Manchester. In this role, you will have joint responsibility for managing the total Purchasing Volume (PVO) for this specific indirect material commodity, which exceeds £30 Mil (UK). Sub-Commodities include but are not limited to; Car leasing, car hire, Road risk, Accident management, Fuel / EV solutions, OEM Management and fork lifts across the Siemens Businesses.

You will work in a small, dynamic, flexible team with a great emphasis on team work and development to ensure excellent customer satisfaction.

As a Commodity Manager, your main objective will be to drive procurement value across Siemens UK businesses while collaborating with UK, EMEA, and global teams. We are a purpose-based team that focuses on delivering sustainable and digital solutions to Siemens, while also making a positive impact on society and the environment.

We take pride in being a diverse and inclusive team, recognising that talent and ability come in all forms and from all backgrounds. We offer hybrid working, but with a Manchester office base. We offer a flexible working environment, including flexible working hours, location options, and accommodations to meet individual needs. We also encourage volunteering days, active participation in Siemens employee networks, and provide opportunities for personal growth through Siemens Learning World.

It’s incredibly important that our people enjoy working here and therefore we take great pride in having a friendly, helpful and engaging culture. We also appreciate that development and training is important to many and that’s why we have a supportive environment which invests in our employee’s development, whether that’s Chartership, training or mentoring.

You’ll create impact by:

  • Develop, implement, and communicate Commodity strategies and Pooling strategies (based on conducted demand, market and supplier analyses) within Fleet.
  • Lead on supply chain optimisation and bring innovative ideas to the business. Use and create data analytics to bring transparency and drive behaviours.
  • Define and implement negotiation concepts to maximise value. Negotiate frame contracts; and run complex tenders to find Trusted Partners.
  • Develop strong relationships with customers & partners, enhancing collaboration and developing solutions to the meet business needs
  • Develop and drive sustainability topics to make a positive impact for Siemens.

 

You’ll build on your existing expertise, including:

  • Broad supply chain knowledge with experience in a Fleet function
  • Passion to support our vehicle electrification strategy
  • Fleet market knowledge / intelligence / legislative requirements
  • Experienced in data analysis, and reporting (Fuel consumption and Sustainability targets to aid decision making
  • Ability to demonstrate financial acumen to support target saving objectives
  • Understanding of legal contracts, and able to advise on contractual terms
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong supplier relationship management
  • Customer focused, with ability to build trust and confidence quickly and expertly
  • Creative thinking and a forward-looking mindset.

What can we offer?

  • Performance-Based Bonus: Enjoy an annual bonus linked to the company’s performance
  • Flexible Working Hours: Achieve a healthy work-life balance with our flexible working arrangements
  • Pension Plan: Secure your future with our generous pension scheme, with employer contributions up to 10%.
  • Time Off: Recharge and rejuvenate with 26 days of annual leave (plus bank holidays), and the option to buy or sell an additional 5 days.

We value your unique identity and perspective and are fully committed to providing equal opportunities and building a workplace that reflects the diversity of society. Come bring your authentic self and create a better tomorrow with us! Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to enable you to participate in the recruitment process.


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