Procurement Category Lead (HR and Travel) role for prestigious Financial Services firm in London
Your new company
This is a great new senior procurement job opportunity in London to join growing procurement team in a key role within a highly prestigious financial services organisation. The procurement function is going through an exciting period of change whereby Procurement are trusted advisors to the business with the aim of delivering maximum value so this is a fantastic time to join. This is a great organisation which values its employees and provides excellent career opportunities for strong performers.
Your new role
This is a very exciting role which has been created as part of the function's succession planning. You will be a Category lead, predominantly looking after their HR category, but also managing their travel procurement. You will be working a deputy for the head of this team which focuses on all people-based corporate spend, and represents 60% of the whole procurement fucntions's spend. You will be personally delivering on procurement projects and will also manage 1 individual initially, although the plan is for this to increase. This role will offer great breadth in terms of workload.
What you'll need to succeed
At this level you will need prior HR category experience as well as travel procurement. Previous line management experience is also a must for this role. Marketing category experience would also be a strong advantage and ideally you would have strong financial services, however they will consider strong candidates from corporate blue chips too. You will need to show that you have worked on an EMEA/Global scale in a strategic capacity. You will need excellent stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to win hearts and minds of stakeholders across the business.
What you'll get in return
The organisation offers a great working environment, where your opinion will be valued, and you will be able to make the role your own. As well as a competitive salary, you will join a forward-thinking leadership team that support the function in maximising their potential. They have a fantastic benefit package that offers flexibility in terms of working from home as well as flexi-hours.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. There is urgency with this role, however if you would prefer to have a discussion prior to application please email me on to arrange a call.