Allegis Global Solutions Supply Base Consultant in Bracknell, United Kingdom
Supply Base Consultant
Allegis Global Solutions
Location: Bracknell, Berkshire, UK
Employee Type: Full-Time
Posting ID: REQ-94834
Supply Chain Analyst
Allegis Global Solutions is founded on a culture that is passionate about transforming the way the world acquires talent by delivering client-focused solutions that make a difference for businesses worldwide. From refining how you manage your contingent workforce to strengthening your employer brand to recruit top talent, our integrated solutions drive business results.
As an industry leader, we draw upon decades of experience to design innovative tools, products and processes. We develop competitive practices that position organizations for growth and we deliver the insight needed to succeed in today's global marketplace.
The Supply Chain Analyst will be responsible for working on projects and initiatives relative to all forms of contingent labor sourcing and management (staff augmentation, IC/freelancers, services procurement and payrolling). This professional will ensure AGS has established the proper supply chain to deliver optimum performance, pricing and program compliance to each client during Implementation and go-Live.
The Supply Chain Analyst will be up-to-date on current marketplace trends and utilize this knowledge to continuously advise our customers on supply chain best practices relative to contingent labor sourcing, and in doing so, position AGS as a market leader in supply chain management. They will be required to effectively develop and maintain executive level relationships with the supplier community as well as our current and prospective clients.
Serve as a subject matter expert for supply chain projects and initiatives (i.e.: supplier sourcing, RFx, optimizations, supplier forums & Implementations)
Conduct discovery sessions with the Supply Chain Implementation Lead
Arranging and attending of weekly Supply Chain specific calls internally and externally
Create and evolve supply Chain Kick off/enrollment communications
Work directly with customers and AGS Program Office leadership to advise and recommend optimal supply chain strategies
Work closely with Implementation managers to ensure supplier strategies are created and adhered to
Updating the client on status of Supply chain activity
Supporting enrollment and acting as first point of negotiation
Partner with AGS Market Analytics team to obtain market information on niche positions, pay rates, etc. Present findings and cost savings opportunities and/or risk analysis to program Stakeholders
Support the client and operations team with supplier escalations, issues or concerns
Support AGS Business Development teams in preparing RFI/RFP responses relative to supply chain management. Participate in late stage sales presentations as needed.
Partner with department peers in other global regions to ensure consistency in the supply chain strategy and supplier communications across global accounts
Build expertise by continuously monitoring the industry landscape for regulatory changes that could affect our supplier strategy, and proactively advise Operations Leadership and client accordingly
Utilize project management skills including communication, time management, organization and planning to successfully manage supply chain activities across multiple MSP programs
Conduct supply chain management discovery sessions with the client sponsor to understand current state operations and develop strategies and best practices based on the current state of the client's supply base and market conditions
Responsible for analyzing the supply chain as it relates to setting up distribution rules, restructuring and/or realigning the supply chain
Drive innovations in Supply Chain Management by identifying new tools and process that will evolve the AGS SCM strategy
Qualifications - Education, Knowledge, Experience
Experience building effective relationships with senior level client and supplier representatives
Experience with staffing supplier contracts and services preferred
Proven track record in negotiations
Excellent attention to detail, with demonstrated ability to successfully handle multiple concurrent tasks and adjust priorities on the fly
Experience building effective business cases supported by data
Understanding of labor and supply chain markets in EMEA preferred
Outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a team environment, handle internal clients with tact and diplomacy, and maintain composure and production quality under deadline pressure
Ability to think strategically and execute tactically
Comfortable in a fast-paced environment that values creativity, self-motivation, candor, initiative, reliability and accountability
Exceptional oral and written communication skills, including development of internal and external communications
Experience with small and large-scale program implementations and steady state projects
Technology savvy with an understanding of the talent acquisition technology landscape
Experience using Vendor Management Software (Fieldglass, Beeline, IQN, Ariba, etc.) required
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel) required
Proficiency in CRM platforms such as Salesfore.com preferred
- Ability to travel to support clients within region, internal meetings and industry related conferences. This role can anticipate 20% - 40% travel.
Allegis Group fully supports the principle of equal opportunities in employment and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of disability. No applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of disability.
It is in the interest of Allegis Group and those who work for it to ensure that all available human resource talents and skills are considered when employment opportunities arise.
Allegis Group is committed to maintaining and managing a diverse work force.
Name: Nikki Padda
Phone: +44 (0)1344 354 868