Global Strategic Buyer - Jaguar Land Rover - Coventry - Wizbii

Global Strategic Buyer

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POSTING END DATE: 23/08/2018

LOCATION: Gaydon, Warwickshire



An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.


As the Global Strategic Buyer you’ll be reporting to the Global Commodity Leader and be responsible for specific commodities. This will include leading continuous improvements by supporting Centre of Excellence initiatives/activities for their respective sub categories.


You’ll also be responsible for internal stakeholder alignment on strategy and sourcing, including a key focus on regional inputs and deployment, and supporting the Delivery team with their supplier relationships using the management processes.

In this exciting role you’ll have full ownership and autonomy of your specific commodity.



You’ll join us with strong commercial awareness and negotiation skills along with an understanding of category management principles, indirect purchasing knowledge and global business understanding and experience.


You’ll be results driven demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance, and able to deliver in a complex, and highly demanding environment to drive the business forward in a positive way. Naturally, you’re an excellent communicator and leader able to support, mentor and develop your team.


Jaguar Land Rover considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, Jaguar Land Rover will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.




Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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