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Global Procurement Specialist

I'm currently recruiting for 3 newly created roles in an expanding Procurement function of one of the worlds largest MNC's. Sitting within their global procurement function, this is an exciting opportunity to work within a market leading Procurement function with a global remit. My client are market leaders within the facilities management, catering and general food services space. This organisation have over 400,000 employees in c.80 countries across the globe, a truly global giant! My client have recently received investment from the board in their Procurement function due to the recognition the function has received for adding value so it is an excellent time to join with a excellent opportunities for progression already in mind for the successful candidates.

Description

  • End to end procurement within a range of Indirect Categories such as FM, MRO, Temp Labour, with the understanding you will branch out in to other areas where there is a project need on a global basis. As a result my client are looking for top generalist procurement talent to add to a high performing Global Indirects team
  • Likely to specialise across 4 different Indirect categories
  • Manage a c. £50m spend with a remit across Europe
  • Opportunity assessment - where is the spend, where are there opportunities we are missing? Challenge stakeholders where processes are no longer fit for purpose and drive innovation through the supply chain
  • Managing and influencing stakeholders to a senior level
  • Developing and implementing category strategy across Europe - Leveraging EU spend
  • Business needs - how to align strategy with sustainability targets and other business goals

Profile

  • Track record of delivery in an end to end role - successfully leading negotiations across a range of indirect categories
  • Category management is key, experience developing and implementing category strategy (with a multi-national remit being a big tick)
  • Ambitious and driven attitude, keen to add value and drive new ideas and innovation
  • Excellent stakeholder management and soft skills that will help get stakeholder buy in to a senior level
  • Full end to end experience
  • An ability to challenge stakeholders in the right way
  • Degree (or equivalent qualification)

Job Offer

  • An opportunity to work in a best in class procurement function with a global remit, who have recently received investment from the upper echelons of the company due to the huge impact the function has had
  • A chance to work in a truly global organisation with a global remit
  • Wide variety of complex procurement projects across a range of indirect areas
  • Element of international travel
Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
14054780/001
Job Type
Town/City
Stevenage
Salary and benefits
5k Car Allowance + 15% Bonus
Salary
£55000 to £60000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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