Global Procurement Senior Manager - IT & Corporate Services

GBP70000.00 - GBP80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
03 Mar 2021
29 Mar 2021
Rikard Lenkler
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Procurement Senior Manager - IT & Corporate Services

International Manufacturing Organization

Location - London or Birmingham

Salary - £75k-£80k + Comprehensive Benefits (Car, Bonus, Pension)

Contact - Rikard,

Following a recent transformation of the organization at the global level, this leading manufacturing firm is looking for a Global Procurement Senior Manager to lead the IT and Corporate Services categories. As the Global Procurement Senior Manager, you will be building up the category management strategies for IT and Corporate Services spend to establish a best-in-class sourcing approach to consolidating a highly fragmented global supply base of several thousand suppliers which will be implemented across all business units and production facilities globally.

The core focus of this position will be to deliver the transformation to the global IT & Corporate Services spend and upskill your international team of category managers. You will be working with a global procurement spend of over £150M and will need to be comfortable operating in a highly complex, multi-site environment.

Key skills required to take over this position of Global Procurement Senior Manager are:-

  • Track record of delivering category management transformation in the areas of IT and Corporate Services (HR Services, Travel, Legal, Marketing & more)
  • Exceptional leadership skills to train and develop a virtual, international, team
  • Comfortable in dealing with ambiguity and steering stakeholders through business changes
  • Highly entrepreneurial and able to engage with internal stakeholders at all levels to ensure procurement projects are implemented effectively
  • Excellent communication skills to work in a multinational and multicultural environment
  • Fluent in English is essential; Additional EU languages highly desirable

As the Global Procurement Senior Manager for IT & Corporate Services spend you will take on a highly challenging position to deliver significant commercial and operational performance improvement to your spend areas and will require excellent analytical skills and procurement acumen to manage the complexity of the spend, deliver significant cost reductions and greatly improve on existing processes.

For more details on the position and if you are interested in taking on this exciting challenge apply now following the link above or by sending your CV directly to Rikard at

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