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    £450 per day

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    17 days ago

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    Leanne Thornewill

Programme Support
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Job Function:                    
Support the Supplier Management deliverables for Hitachi Rail Limited to agreed Scope, Budget, Time and Quality. 
Main Responsibilities
  • Support the delivery of the Supplier On-Boarding project for Hitachi Rail Limited – assistant the Head of Supplier Sustainability & Due Diligence to lead cross-functional teams to execute and deliver exceptional business value and benefits on time.
  • Hitachi Rail Limited is are implementing a new approach to Supplier Management globally, and one of the key UK projects is the ongoing support of the UK Supplier On-Boarding within Hitachi Rail Limited. This requires an individual with experience of supporting a national project, familiarity with reporting and communication skills.
  • This person should not only be a capable project manager but should also have experience in supporting Supplier On-boarding processes with a particular focus on due diligence related to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Sustainability and Risk.
  • Demonstrate the principles of project and programme management.
  • Providing reporting that ensures that operational activities and project are managed and executed within specified timeframes using defined framework, controls, processes and support tools.
  • Ensure all required project documentation is kept up to date
  • Support the preparation, execution and after-actions for the UK BP Due Diligence Review Panel sessions and UK Procurement Leadership Team sessions.
  • Adherence to all Hitachi Rail PMO procedures.
Other key accountabilities include:
  • To be aware of, actively promote, and implement Hitachi’s ethos, culture and values.
  • To adhere to the Hitachi Rail Limited’s Equal Opportunities Policy.
  • To comply with Hitachi Rail’s Health and Safety policy.
  • To comply with Hitachi Rail’s IT policies.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as may be required.
Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications
It is our expectation that successful applicants should be able to demonstrate all the experience and skills listed below:
  • Must have general experience on Procurement project management.
  • General knowledge of Procurement processes (with particular focus on Supplier Management and Supplier On-Boarding).
  • Experience in supporting procurement transformation projects.
  • The ability to operate in a dynamic and rapidly expanding environment, requiring flexible thinking and regular collaboration with stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Degree level or proven track record
  • Desirable Requirements
  • Experience with Procurement technology platforms for Supplier Management including Jaggaer, Ariba, SAP etc.
  • Understanding of policies and external standards related to Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Risk including UN Guiding Principles and others
  • Behavioural
  • Passionate about the Sustainability agenda and desire to drive change
  • Highly motivated and can work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrates perseverance, patience and commitment for long term success
  • Good organisation / project management / time management
  • Enjoys challenges and problem solving
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Highly organised and methodical
  • A team player