Programme Procurement Lead

Location Warwickshire
Job type: Contract
Salary: £45.21p/h Umbrella
Contact name: Laura Hopson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 38898
Published: 9 days ago
Duration: 6 months
Expiry date: 31 Dec 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • As part of the company's Global growth and exciting new product / programme plans, there is an opportunity for a Procurement Programmes Lead.  

  • The role requires building strong relationships with stakeholders within Procurement (Buyers/STA, Suppliers), Programme Teams and other colleagues across the company Organisation.

  • The Procurement Programmes Lead is responsible for ensuring that the tasks / activities & requirements to deliver the new vehicle / business programmes are understood and communicated into the Vehicle Programme & Procurement / STA Teams. This includes:

  • Co-ordinating Procurement workstreams and risk management through sourcing, releasing and industrialisation.

  • Ensuring that all up-stream inputs and dependencies are in place and within the overall plan, to allow outputs to be delivered on time, in particular in relation to the launch process requirements.  

  • Represent the Procurement function in programme meeting cadence and ensure escalation for inputs requirements, and status on outputs are provided in accordance with Programme Requirements (e.g. supplier, part, capacity and facilities readiness)

  • Ensuring that any changes to the Programme are communicated into Vehicle Programmes and Procurement for impact of that change to be assessed in relation to Procurement tasks/deliverables.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Experience working within a Procurement function with knowledge of sourcing processes.

  • Previous experience in a similar role in Project Management with track record of delivery.

  • Methodical detailed approach to work context.

  • Analytical skills to identify how one issue can impact on another and put in place the required interventions through support or from own knowledge base.

  • Ability to present complex data & issues to a varied audience.

  • Experience of Problem Resolution using structured approaches.

  • Ability to manage risks and issues.

  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred.

  • Proficient in using Microsoft applications, specifically PowerPoint and Excel to analyse and present data.


  • Experience of stakeholder management at all levels .

  • Commercially astute with an ability to understand the business function that this role supports.

  • Experience using Tableau.

  • Experience of agile scrum methodology.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

Deliver projects utilising project management techniques to ensure the delivery and achievement of planned outcomes to support the achievement of strategic business objectives.

Work on projects and work streams; from scoping to delivery and including cross-functional engagement and stakeholder management ensuring project delivery to required timescale, quality, capacity and cost.

Management of required Governance, including milestone reporting, project status reporting, financial reporting and risk and issue management

Manage stakeholders to ensure projects add value and are aligned to stakeholder expectations.

Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested.

  Key Interactions

  • Agile Cross Functional Group (including Engineering)

  • Vehicle Programme / Domain (including Lifecycle Chief)

  • Industrial Operations (including Procurement, Manufacturing Programmes and Supply Chain)

  • External Suppliers