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  • Job reference: RMS0184398

Procurement Training and Development Manager

  • Sector: HR & Training
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/09/2017
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (03/10/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
This role requires stakeholder engagement at many levels and with external training providers. The role will be responsible for organising a number of procurement training interventions, with impact across several key functions of the business, a varied skill set is required. The role requires a high level of interaction internally, as well as a continual flow of high level communication both internally and externally. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivery of training to support the purchase and supply chain of global production for specified projects and enabling the provision of training through the supply base.

Key Performance Indicators: Design, develop and deliver in-house training - Purchasing Induction and process training. Assign KPI's and learning outcomes for all training developed. Assess current Purchasing Academy content and ensure training is relevant whilst identifying training suitable for delivery as E-learning packages that can be used globally. Monitor the knowledge transfer of participants to assess the impact of the training in day to day operations. Project Management requiring you to ensure that the learning and training delivery can be completed with the required inputs from the business and external suppliers where necessary

3 Key Skills:
1) Strong buying expertise with previous experience in a purchasing or commercial environment coupled with training delivery. Ability to design, develop and deliver Procurement Training. Ability to train individuals in key Procurement processes with a confident, engaging training delivery style
2)"Strong project management, business acumen and analytical skills. Strong leadership, influencing and relationship management skills. Strong communication skills with the ability to converse at all levels of the organisation and with external suppliers/customers. Experience in supplier relationship management
3) Ability to travel internationally and deliver training suitable for the global business needs. Ensuring that cultural differences are included in all training material. Global travel is required - to include, but not exclusively: UK, Austria, Brazil, China, India, Slovakia"

Essential: Strong buying expertise with previous experience in a purchasing or commercial environment. Ability to design, develop and deliver Procurement Training. Ability to train individuals in key Procurement processes with a confident, engaging training delivery style. Strong project management, business acumen and analytical skills. Strong leadership, influencing and relationship management skills. Strong communication skills with the ability to converse at all levels of the organisation and with external suppliers/customers. Experience in supplier relationship management

Desirable: Trainer Qualifications e.g. Skilled Trainer, NLP Practitioner, L&D experience e.g. CIPD, Coaching and mentoring, E-Learning capability. Experience of dealing with global companies. Degree or relevant training qualification experience preferred Personal Profile

Essential: A passion for the automotive industry and the potential of automotive technology. Strong project management capabilities with excellent execution skills and the ability to multitask. Comfortable challenging with strong influencing and engagement skills

Desirable: Resilient and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs. Able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style. A dynamic and determined individual, highly driven, committed and results-orientated with significant pace, energy and confidence. Able to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with strategic vision. Able to deliver quality and consistency in a complex, highly demanding
environment with a range of expectations on what customer-focussed solutions might look like

Experience Required: CIPS qualified or Purchasing Experinece - The individual will have 5+ years experience in Purchasing along with experience in Learning and Development as an experienced training developer, and trainer

Experience Preferred: Experience of delivering training globally

Product Development Locations: Riley Court, Gaydon, Whitley, Brazil, China, India, Slovakia, Austria

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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