Commercial Procurement Workstream Lead

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6 months
ReThink Recruitment
flag_no United Kingdom
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Commercial Procurement Lead - Supplier Management - Private Sector

A major retailer in central Manchester are looking add an experienced Commercial Procurement Manager to their programme team as they work to implement the upcoming GDPR legislation.

They are looking for a self-managing, autonomous Commercial Procurement specialist to join them on an initial 6 month contract to work with their various business units to identify, understand and define a clear strategy and roadmap to ensure essential changes are fully delivered across their various workstreams.

Working with appointed Business Partners and stakeholders, the successful candidate will have a proven background in Commercials and Procurement, have successfully delivered commercial changes within a large scale organisation and have reported to Board level.

Key deliverables:

  • To represent Procurement in the GDPR programme, supporting the Programme Manager in developing a robust Change strategy and plan within regulated timescales
  • Build relationships with key stakeholder and GDPR representatives across the business units and ensure symbiotic relationship across each function
  • Use 3rd party documentation to provide further supplier analysis regarding Data Protection, Processing and Governance
  • Work with the Data Protection Officer to define, design and implement a risk-based procurement framework for benchmarking current suppliers and on-boarding new suppliers
  • Negotiate with suppliers to reach best possible level of compliance against agreed framework, through both contractual, commercial and operational changes.

Immediate interview and start available. Send CVs to for immediate consideration