POSTING END DATE: 10/08/2018
LOCATION: Gaydon, Warwickshire
ADVERTISED SALARY: 37819-45000
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.
WHAT TO EXPECT
An exciting opportunity to join the Software and Connected Technologies Procurement team has just opened within our Production Purchasing team.
As a Regional Delivery Buyer you’ll have the opportunity to join a fast moving team responsible for bringing our vehicles into a digital world of Connected Cars, Electrification, Autonomous Driving and more.
You’ll be managing the delivery of these digital and technological commodities focusing on contract management, post-sourcing activities, through to end of life for our award-winning vehicles, covering multiple domains such as cloud services and platforms, on-board technologies, and software related services.
To make an impact on our software and connected technologies, you’ll lead in the creation, planning, and delivery of our Sourcing Commodity strategies, with a focus on our supplier relationship management. You’ll liaise with stakeholders to gather requirements, develop sourcing strategies, objectives, and plans, making all the necessary arrangements to ensure that cost, risk, and service requirements are met.
You’ll be accountable for the successful commercial and contractual completion of sourcing projects and for developing and establishing a pipeline of sourcing activities in line with contract expiry dates, potential cost saving opportunities and new investment projects to help make your mark and drive us into the future.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
You’ll join us with relevant experience within a technology or software based role or industry and have excellent contract management skills and experience.
You’ll have the knowledge and forward thinking of what software can be used within the automotive industry, to enhance our customers’ car driving experience.
In addition you’ll have the communication and interpersonal skills required to influence others and challenge existing thinking in a positive way.
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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