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REQ ID: 57504
JOB TITLE: Global Strategic Buyer
SALARY: £38,900 - £45,000
POSTING END DATE: 30/11/2021
Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.


An exciting opportunity to join the Procurement team within Purchasing at Jaguar Land Rover, where you’ll join a fast-moving team responsible for bringing Jaguar Landrover vehicles into a digital world of Connected Cars, Electrification and more.


Reporting to the Global Commodity Leader you’ll have Global responsibility for specific commodities on behalf of Jaguar Landrover.  You will utilise your experience to analyse, define, and implement market and sourcing strategies for your designated commodities. You’ll lead the Global sourcing activity through the Global Sourcing Process (GSP) up to contract award (SCPA). Both Global Strategy and Sourcing activity will be supported by the Regional Delivery teams for your commodities, utilising regional market intelligence and expertise.


You’ll lead the development of the supplier and internal stakeholder relationships to ensure strategic and programme alignment. You’ll manage suppliers within your designated commodities, responsible for Supplier Business Reviews ensuring that the Global Commodity Strategy and Supply Base Market strategy is effectively deployed throughout all of Jaguar Land Rover and the external supply chain.


You will support and work closely with the Regional Delivery teams and engage with specialists within the Purchasing Function as required to ensure optimum value creation and delivery for Jaguar Land Rover, as well as leading stakeholder relationships and ensuring Jaguar Land Rover is appropriately represented both internally and externally 


This role is a pivotal role for interface with other key functions within Jaguar Land Rover and acts as a core conduit for true cross functional working across Production Purchasing, MP&L, STA, Product Engineering, Cost Engineering and Manufacturing.



You’ll need to be Degree qualified or have equivalent working experience
You’ll need the ability to work independently, results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.
You’ll need the capability to create high quality long term purchasing strategies
You’ll need a resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs
You’ll need a strong communicator with the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional engagement
You’ll need to be an effective team player, actively develops and supports team members

You’ll need to maintain compliance with standard policies and procedures

You’ll need to translate analytical results into detailed, robust actionable recommendations to the business




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 and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

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