Reference: 5785

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Sector: Business Services

Location: London

Package: £58k-£68k + Bonus + Pension 

Exciting procurement transformation role for an experienced & driven Procurement Manager to lead change & manage Indirect spend for our market leading Services client. Interested? 

Reporting to the Head of Procurement, you will be working across exciting and innovative programmes delivering a strategic, efficient and flexible procurement service which will provide Value for Money and ensure high levels of stakeholder satisfaction.

As a Procurement Manager you will be responsible for providing procurement support and expertise to the Company in the following areas:

  • Leading procurement projects across a variety of categories, predominately IT and telecommunications services but also professional services and HR, in accordance with the Company’s procurement strategy
  • Creating and managing relationships with suppliers
  • Supporting the Project Lead in complex negotiations
  • Maintaining the schedule of and plans for procurements
  • Writing and editing tender documents
  • Driving and optimising a robust process to deliver the required outcomes whilst protecting the company commercially
  • Working with stakeholders and subject matter experts to incorporate service requirements into requirements specification schedules
  • Contributing to development of pricing mechanisms, service levels and service credit mechanisms

You will have/be:

  • Previous Indirect strategic sourcing & category management experience, in particular: IT & Telecoms, Professional Services & HR
  • Able to demonstrate rich procurement and/or commercial experience via previous roles
  • Experience of leading large and complex procurement projects
  • Creating and delivering sourcing strategies
  • Leading procurement projects from conception through to contract completion and mobilisation
  • Demonstrable experience of delivery value for money for your organisation
  • Experience managing supplier contracts through procurement and service delivery
  • Strong negotiation experience
  • Influencing skills: ability to develop effective working relationships, engendering a collaborative style, with the ability to create trust and confidence
  • Ideally CIPS (or equivalent) qualified
  • Excellent tender management skills
  • Excellent at building and managing working relationships
  • Self-manager who is equally comfortable working independently as well as within a team

To register your interest in this, or any other opportunities please forward your full CV, stating your location and current salary details to info@gpa-procurement.com or contact us on 01423 520080 for a confidential conversation.

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