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Procurement Lead - Greenfield

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

The Business:

A leading global financial services business who are looking to transform/develop their Procurement offering.

Key Responsibilities:

  • A change role, looking at driving and setting up a new Procurement function. There has been a semblance of procurement up to this point, however, this role is looking at transforming the procurement landscape, improving and implementing fit for purpose processes, and embedding a 'best in practice' function
  • Develop and influence strong relationships with a range of C-Suite stakeholders (reporting directly to the CFO) to align procurement strategy with overall business strategy and growth plans
  • Evaluate the maturity of Procurement and deliver a continuous improvement programme
  • Long term look at building a team

Key Skills:

  • Experience of setting up a Procurement function either from scratch or with limited tools/processes in place
  • Someone who understands and can navigate the regulation that comes with the Financial Services environment
  • Presents well and has strong interpersonal skills
  • A track record of success across category management/strategic procurement able to deliver across a range of categories. Strong IT Procurement would be very useful

What is in it for you?

  • Able to drive change and shape a procurement function
  • PE backed business with strong growth prospects
  • Excellent exposure to decision makers and exec-level stakeholders