Market Data Procurement Specialist for Leading Financial Services Organisation based in Central London
Your new company
You will join global Financial Service organisation based in Central London. They are one of the largest hedge-funds in Europe and manage over £30bn in assets. The organisation is dynamic, forward thinking and they hire productive people that will drive the business forward. The procurement functions 3 key categories is IT, Market Data and Facilities Management, with a substantial global spend, giving candidates a good opportunity to get involved in sizable/meaningful projects where they can make a positive impact.
Your new role
The procurement function in centralised in London but the role covers a global remit. You will focus on indirect categories covering IT, Market Data and Facilities Management. Market Data knowledge is essential, and you will need to be able to articulate this knowledge to a broad range of stakeholders.
You will be responsible for the end-to-end process, so you will need strong stakeholder engagement skills to interact and fully understand the requirements of your stakeholders. Your role will be pivotal to the category and vendor strategy ensuring that the organisation get the most value from their supplier relationships.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need prior indirect procurement experience having dealt with a wide stakeholder group. Day to day you will be required to liaise with internal functions such as Finance, Tax, Legal, Compliance and managers in different business lines across the globe. You will need to be able to demonstrate a proven track record of delivering value in either of the three areas; IT, Market Data or Facilities Management.
You will need an analytical mindset and you will need a keen eye for detail to be able to spot opportunity to deliver cost savings, supplier value-add and risk mitigation. Strong communication skills are essential, as at times you will be required to challenge internal stakeholders when appropriate with the foresight of delivering maximum value for the team and organisation.
What you'll get in return
In addition to a competitive salary you will join a dynamic forward-thinking environment which will enhance your career development. You will gain more experience in a highly regulated environment enabling you to progress your career in a financial service world.
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