Do you have a background in managing complex procurement projects?
Do you want to be a key player in a business-wide Technology overhaul?
Do want the opportunity to work on one of the largest Retail Transformation programmes to date?
Asda are set to embark on one of the largest retail projects to date and as a result, we are doubling the size of our Technology Procurement Team. This has generated opportunities within both the newly created and existing procurement team.
Joining the team now means you are right at the start of this exciting journey and will have the opportunity to shape the delivery and future supplier landscape. This really is a “once in a career” opportunity.
We are currently recruiting for 4 roles:
Procurement Manager – Software (Permanent Role – existing team)
Procurement Manager – Infrastructure (Fixed Term Contract – existing team)
Procurement Manager – Software (Permanent Role – Transformation team)
Procurement Manager – Professional Services (Permanent Role – Transformation team)
We are looking for experienced Procurement Managers who will be responsible for scoping, leading, shaping and delivering sourcing projects within our Technology function, for the Transformation roles, experience of managing Tier 1 technology partners would be an advantage.
Scoping and delivering sourcing projects predominantly within the technology category – either to support ASDA’s transformation programme, or to support our ambitious plans for our core technology today
Working at pace with a range of stakeholders to align on and deliver a sustainable category strategy
You will be responsible for delivering the savings plan for 2021 and developing the future pipeline of projects in conjunction with stakeholders
You will lead commercial negotiations for your categories and projects.
Experience of leading complex service based sourcing processes (ideally within technology, but not essential)
Experience of influencing at senior levels within a large organisation business (up to director level)
Experience in guiding and leading projects teams on complex commercial issues
Ability to develop plans and strategies with multiple stakeholders to gain alignment
If flexible working is important to you, then look no further! At Asda, we are proud of our culture and our commitment to flexible working. This role is based at Asda House, Leeds with the flexibility to work from home 2-3 days per week
You will also get an excellent benefits package including;-
£5,700 company car or car allowance plus discretionary company bonus
Company pension up to 7% matched
10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.
We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves.
To express your interest in a specific vacancy or to find out further information, please contact Shannon Brannick at