Jaguar Land Rover

Global Senior Buyer (Software & Connected Technologies)

Location
Gaydon, Warwickshire
Salary
£37,819 - £53,000
Posted
10 May 2018
Closes
23 May 2018
Ref
27424-en_GB
Contact
Jaguar Land Rover Limited
Specialist Area
Buyer, Category Manager
Sector
Automotive
Function
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world's most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Every product. Every process. Every environment. Our vehicles continually set the benchmark for luxury, innovation and performance thanks to our unrivalled commitment to infinite detail. Join us within our Purchasing teams, and you'll be the driving force behind it all.

An exciting opportunity to join the Software and Connected Technologies Procurement team has just opened within Production Purchasing at Jaguar Land Rover. As Global Senior Buyer you'll have the opportunity to join a fast moving team responsible for bringing Jaguar Land Rover vehicles into a digital world of Connected Cars, Electrification, Autonomous Driving and more.

You'll manage end to end purchasing activities relating to software and connected technologies for our award winning vehicles, covering multiple domains such as Cloud Services and platforms, on-board technologies, and software related services. From the creation and planning to the delivery of Commodity Strategies, with a focus on supplier relationship management. You'll liaise with stakeholders to ensure that cost, risk, and service requirements are met.

You'll be a key enabler to deliver the Connected Car vision of the future.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

With relevant experience within a technology or software based role or industry, you'll have the knowledge and forward thinking of what software can be used within the automotive industry to enhance the car driving experience. Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills will be expected along with strong communication skills.

You'll have the ability to influence others and challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style is desired. This is your opportunity to make your mark on the future of the automotive industry, if you have industry software experience or have previously been involved in commercial negotiations we would like to hear from you.

BENEFITS

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.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all. #LI