Director – Transformation & Integration, Europe Sourcing

Full Time London Greater London IT Job Pro UK

Visa Europe Sourcing

Visa Europe Sourcing has an opportunity for a highly motivated, experienced and results-driven Procurement leader to join Europe Sourcing Leadership Team and help us to lead the change, further develop and shape the regional function and become a strategic partner to the business. Are you interested in the transformation and digital journey? Do you enjoy working in cross-functional teams? Can you bring leading practice thinking and solutions? Are you experienced and ambitious Procurement Leader? If this inspires and sounds familiar, please contact us because we would like to talk to you!

Role Summary

In Europe Sourcing team we believe transformation begins with a positive disruption and innovation and ends with results. The innovative thinking will help to achieve our ambitious goals, unlock opportunities, and create what’s next for our organisation.

Transformation & Integration Lead is a newly created role and we are looking for a strong, ambitious and results-driven change agent in building a culture of efficiency and effectiveness through integration, transformation, continuous improvements and digitalization.

Scope of the role

· Transformation

· Continues Improvements

· M&A Procurement integration

· Other Special Projects and/or Programs

In this role, you will support the Visa Europe CPO and lead on all aspects of the Europe Procurement/Sourcing transformation, develop and manage the strategic roadmap and plan of actions including change management and communication, measure the maturity curve and overall performance of the function. You will seek to establish capability excellence within our organization and partner closely with a wide array of senior stakeholders across Visa to continuously improve collaboration and ensure the successful ‘internal customer’ journey.

You will also lead the development of Procurement/Sourcing integration plans and take the ownership for the execution related to integration of acquired companies. This includes end-to-end strategic and transactional sides of the function including governance, policy, processes, methodology and technology deployment.

This role offers a great opportunity to engage with and gain exposure to various functions across the organization, senior leaders within the Global Sourcing community and to drive strategic transformation and integration initiatives which are high-profile and critical to Europe Sourcing future.

Main Accountabilities

· Develop, lead and deliver strategic initiatives and projects to drive best practices which act to strengthen our relationships with the business, operating model, procurement/sourcing capabilities and overall ways of working

· Work closely with the Europe Sourcing Leadership Team and the Global Sourcing community and interact with key stakeholders and functional departments

· Continuously identify and drive improvements of existing processes, procedures and technologies

· Align the strategy and plans and report to the Europe Sourcing Leadership Team

We are aiming to move fast and the environment is dynamic thus there are likely to be changes in responsibilities and priorities so we expect you to be flexible adjusting to new activities, i.e. it is very similar to working in management consulting or a transformation office

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