Senior Programme Coordinator

Recruiter
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Location
Coventry
Salary
42000.0000
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Ever fancied working for an instantly recognisable manufacturing business with an iconic brand and a reputation for the highest levels of quality? Looking to progress your career and work for a business that will work with you to develop your skills and offer you long term career prospects? Previous experience of programme / project management within a complex manufacturing / engineering business? Then this Senior Programme Coordinator opening could be just the role you are looking for!

The successful Senior Programme Coordinator will be joining a business that is entering a significant growth phase, one that will allow it to continue expanding its globally recognised range and fulfil the increased demand for its products. The business benefits from an enviable reputation for producing products of the highest quality, and procurement is evolving to play an ever more pro-active, innovative role in decreasing costs and improving margins.

As Senior Programme Coordinator you will act as the focal point to provide the coordination, metrics and control for all aspects of purchasing in support of new programmes for an assigned product line, ensuring compliance with Purchasing strategy and Programme milestones. You will provide cross-functional interface across major programmes and will represent purchasing through various programme meetings. You will ensure all purchasing aspects of the programme are delivered in full and on-time and will work with the wider procurement function to analyse & track programme cost data to identify risk and opportunities, support in developing commodity plans including low cost country sourcing and collaborate with other areas of the business to maintain commodity strategies that meet the short, as well as long term aims of the business.

To be considered for the Senior Programme Coordinator it is expected you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • MCIPS is advantageous but not essential
  • Demonstrable experience of managing project / programmes within a large, complex manufacturing / engineering environment
  • Previous procurement / purchasing experience
  • A formal project management qualification such as PRINCE2, MSP, PMP would be highly advantageous
  • High degree of analytical ability
  • Experience of LCC sourcing
  • Excellent communication skills - able to articulate visions and strategies to all levels, from Buyer to Board Room
  • Able to challenge the norm, drive innovation and adopt a continuous improvement mindset

In return, the successful Senior Programme Coordinator will receive a remuneration that includes:

  • Base salary circa £42-46,000
  • Access to privilege car lease scheme
  • Individual Performance Bonus and Annual PRP Increase
  • Private medical insurance
  • 26 days holiday
  • Company contributory pension scheme (3% matched for the first 2 years rising to max 12% matched from year 3)

Gleeson Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of leadership roles and technical specialists on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including 3PL, construction, retail, service sector, automotive, aerospace, general manufacturing and FMCG. Please visit our website for further information about our services and to view all of our roles