Procurement Manager - Global Fortune 500 Professional Services Firm - London -west London - £40 - 65K + Package
A major Fortune 500 professional services firm is urgently seeking a polished and high-achieving procurement professional to head up the Indirect Procurement Category. You will be directly managing 2 procurement specialists, be regularly engaging with senior stakeholders, and have a personal spend portfolio of £100m+.
Despite being a well-established organisation, Group Sourcing is less than 10 years old and is still in an exciting period of transformation from a stand-alone sourcing team to a world class central procurement hub. As such the senior directors are ready to take on an IT procurement professional with experience in at least one other indirect category (e.g. Marketing, HR, Professional Services) to invest heavily in via offering them personally tailored development.
In turn you will mentor and support the next generation of sourcing specialists, thus helping this high-performing organisation to continue to climb the FTSE 100 list.
In order to be successful in your application you must: -
Have significant procurement or purchasing experience, and be fully knowledgeable of the RFP / RFQ process
Be a skilful negotiator with an impressive track record of delivering large cost savings
Have extensive sourcing experience across multiple indirect categories (HR, Professional Services, Travel etc.)
Be degree qualified (or equivalent)
Be MCIPS qualified (or studying towards)
This is a fantastic opportunity for a fast-developing procurement professional to gain exposure to a large and diverse spend portfolio, manage a team of ambitious sourcing specialists, and progress rapidly within a vibrant and high-performing global function.
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Key skills: Procurement, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, Generalist, Marketing, Professional Services, FM, HR, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), SAP, Ariba, FTSE 100, Purchasing, Buying, Negotiation, Vendor Management