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Senior Procurement Manager (FTSE 50)

Senior Procurement Manager (FTSE 50)

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80000 - £100000 per annum + 5,500 car allowance

  • Contact:

    Matt Williamson

  • Contact email:

    mattw@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000006993_1559058756

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-27

  • Startdate:

    28/05/2019

  • Consultant:

    Matthew Williamson

Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop procurement category and innovative sourcing strategies, get buy in from relevant senior stakeholders and deliver those strategies and targets
  • To lead, develop and coach a team of procurement professionals to deliver brilliant outcomes for the client and their customers
  • To build and maintain a strong partnership with stakeholder community and ensure continuous alignment with the business strategy & delivery of the objectives
  • To drive end-to-end sourcing projects including complex contractual and pricing models
  • To devise negotiation strategies that target the right outcomes for the client
  • To proactively drive enforcement of category strategy, identification and realisation of savings opportunities, and mitigation of supply risks
  • To minimise input costs/risks for major Customer bids and contracts through sourcing and commercial activities, including pricingand contractual flow downs/ups
  • To identify business improvements through the Optimisation of commercial, design and process levers that minimise the Total Cost of Ownership for the client
  • To assure commercial models and terms with our Partners/Suppliers are designed for a Service Provider model and drive optimal value and protection for the client

Key Skills:

  • Recognised as a leader and expert for the categories under management, and someone who influences the client's strategic sourcing agenda
  • Maintains an excellent network internally and externally to identify and use best practices
  • Demonstrates proven ability to manage complex, strategic and commercial requirements across Units and deliver the right outcomes for the client.
  • Demonstrates deep understanding around commercial models / contract terms and conditions, including around Software defined networks and Cloud / Hosted services
  • Ability to manage and influence senior stakeholders (e.g. up to MD level) and their management teams around commercial strategy, sourcing approach and decision making
  • Relationship and negotiation skills required for leading complex pan-category negotiations with global suppliers such as Cisco
  • Effective communication skills required to interact with stakeholder and procurement teams based in different regions to align on strategy and execution
  • Change management skills to delivery transformation and operational excellence across the team
  • MCIPS or equivalent qualification (preferred)

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