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Principal Business Solutions & Improvement Officer

Ref no. BHN550513
Location Hertfordshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Fast-moving team needs a seasoned improvement practitioner in Procurement & Supply Chain. Leading functional improvements in processes, tools & methodologies, you'll be responsible for enhancing an international Risk Management Process

Key skills required for this role

Supporting & enhancing an international Risk Management Process, P&SC improvement practitioner


Supporting & enhancing an international Risk Management Process, P&SC improvement practitioner

Job description

Principal Business Solutions & Improvement Officer | Permanent | Hertfordshire

The company are a multi-national group, being No 1 in Europe for what they do! With a number of awards and recognitions, with great career progression and opportunities across the business!
Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance, and as a minimum be living in the UK 5 years.
Working: Flexible working hours and some remote working potentials where possible.
It's no wonder, they have been among the winners of the annual Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards, 2022, and most recently receiving three accreditation gold standard awards with Investors in People!
"Interesting work. Good work-life balance. Employees made to feel valued." Software Engineer, 5 Dec 2022. *Glassdoor review.
"Promotes and believes in a good work/life balance Interesting work on most programmes Encourages internal mobility. Offers good development/training opportunities" Principal Systems Engineer, 19 Dec 2022. *Glassdoor review.


  • Support the UK Procurement and Supply Chain identification, development, and implementation of functional improvement and transformation activities.
  • Project Manage tools improvement activities in support of Procurement and Supply Chain activities.
  • Create, publish, and support the implementation of new policies and processes through training and communication to the Procurement and Supply Chain teams.
  • Provide ongoing functional support regarding the improvement / implementation of processes and tools.
  • For the following projects specifically, work with internal customers and manage solution suppliers to implement, improve and deliver the Procurement & Supply Chain Domain strategy:
  • Procurement & Supply Chain Enterprise risk governance and group process.
  • Procurement & Supply Chain Process reviews and audits.
  • For Process reviews and audits specifically.
  • Assume the role of national process and audit coordinator for the P&SC function, helping to define associated procedures, monitor governance, capture and lessons learned.
  • Lead the preparation for internal and external audits of P&SC processes by both internal and external bodies.
  • Analyse best general practices from industrial benchmarking of other relevant companies.
  • Promote best practice and functional excellence:
  • Collaborating functionally and cross functionally on improvement initiative and projects
  • Develop and enhance the working practices between all areas of Procurement.
  • Challenge the current ways of thinking and practices.
  • Drive efficiency of procurement and supply chain system initiatives through ongoing measurement and evaluation of their impact by using system data and KPIs to prioritise activities.
  • Drive improvements for the Knowledge Management approach.
  • Plan, develop and deliver training materials to support the implementation of system improvement projects.
  • Project manage deliverables against plan and communicate across functions.
  • Identify the relevant governance is in place as part of improvement control / progress plans.
  • Collaborate and support BS&I and Improvement / Supply Chain Excellence functions.

Experience needed:

  • You will be working within the 'Industrial policy, Global Supply Chain & Procurement' Directorate and specifically as part of the 'Business Solutions and Improvement' Team
  • On the job experience will be vast and will take you into different cultures and practices. You will have the chance to improve your competence by attendance of training, coaching and knowledge capitalisation events carried out from within the Procurement and Supply Chain Academy.
  • This is a Multi-National Role with significant linkages to the future approaches we wish to take, so there will be ample opportunities to travel and use a foreign language.

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