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Procurement Manager - Technology & Indirects

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

Key Responsibilities:

This position will include developing sourcing and negotiation strategies with a range of vendors across the indirect category space. IT procurement will be the biggest category of focus, however, you will be responsible for all indirect's. This will include the big technology projects, but also smaller ad-hoc categories when there is a need. As a result you will need to have excellent stakeholder relationship management internally in order to cut through the noise and identify opportunities to drive savings and add value. The role is based in London, with an international remit. Due to frequent exchanges with various entitles regionally, being bilingual would be beneficial.

Key Skills:

* Good generalist indirect category experience, ideally including IT (e.g. SaaS)
* Strong track record of savings in a mature Procurement environment
* Able to develop and implement long term Procurement strategy
* Excellent negotiator and ability to drive continuous improvement activity with suppliers
* Understanding of how to navigate a global environment and collaborate effectively as part of a global team
* An ability to build strong stakeholder relationships and influence these in order to drive procurement
* CIPS/Degree or equivalent qualification would be beneficial
* If you have experience in the Media industry this would be useful