Partner with VP Global and Regional Operations Finance, Regional VP of Engineering and Regional Capex Procurement Managers, Group and Regional Legal Services.
Review Existing Standard Global Contract Models and RASCI to ensure they dovetail with our Global Capex Approval Policy. Ensure the optimal Contracting Models are used for each project to ensure timely, project delivery within agreed cost parameters whilst mitigating risk.
Develop Global Standard Ways of Working and ensure they are optimal for current and future business requirements ensuring decisions are taken at an optimal level in the organization in a controlled manner.
Develops and utilizes a system to evaluate vendor quotations with the appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service ensuring that selected vendors can meet our requirements and Service Level Agreements now and in the foreseeable future and that they operate to the highest standards of safety, ethics and conduct.
Direct Involvement on all major Contacts / Projects and contribute on an advisory capacity on smaller projects as required especially if cross regional.
Identify Key Supply Partners for Construction, Equipment Purchase, Equipment Lease and Negotiate Standard Global Commercial Agreements where advantageous.
Ensuring all Capex Contracts ( Global and Regional ) are properly documented and reviewed by Group / Regional Legal before implementation to ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and that Confidentiality and Intellectual Property are protected.
All supplier meetings must be documented and saved in the appropriate document repository.
Identify innovation opportunities in this ever evolving space.
Identify and document cost saving opportunities and ensure implementation takes place on a timely basis.
Ensure monthly cost saving achievements are agreed with Global and Regional Operations Finance and recorded accurately and reported to Global Procurement Finance
Ensure supplier payment terms are aligned globally and are optimized to meet group working capital requirements.
Establish a cross functional Global Category Council, which should “meet” at least every six weeks, to ensure that any issues in terms of cost or performance of selected Global or Regional Suppliers is reviewed and to monitor implementation of Global and Regional Cost saving initiatives. Minutes of these meetings must be produced with clear action points and responsibilities identified.
Ensure Key Global Supplier Service and Performance Level Reviews are conducted on a regular basis (at least two times annually). These should be recorded and documented and any corrective actions rectified.
Global responsibility for Mechanical Handling Equipment ( MHE ) Property Leases, and QSHE Services ( Third Party Lab Services, Factory Cleaning, Pest Control.