Professional Services Procurement Manager- Birmingham - £60K

GBP55000 - GBP65000 per annum + + Package + Flexi Working
28 Sep 2021
28 Oct 2021
Molly Nelson
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Indirect Procurement Manager - Financial Services Major - Birmingham - £60K

This World Leader in investment banking is looking for an ambitious procurement professional with experience across indirect categories to join their first-class procurement function, renowned for their strategic procurement model and commercial management capabilities. This organisation are at forefront of their industry, leading the way across investment and asset management in Global markets. As a buyer for professional services, it will be your job to engage in end-to-end processes across the high spend category. You will be owning vendor relationships on a Global scale and employing commercial strategies to drive value. This is a fantastic opportunity to represent an international name and employ your capabilities within indirect procurement to work on world-class projects.

This is a permanent position where you will be based in a brand new office in Central Birmingham on a flexible working basis. There is a competitive salary on offer circa £60,000, alongside a fantastic package.

The Indirect Procurement Manager will be responsible for:

  • Working collaboratively to deploy category management techniques across the professional services category, to deliver on ambitious global strategies which support the delivery of the firm's commercial and operational objectives
  • Engaging in strategic and commercial supplier negotiations to drive value in your category, through developing strategic account relationships, engaging in performance evaluations and pushing continuous improvement initiatives
  • Working in a multi-functional environment where you collaborate with various risk management partners across the firm to ensure commercial excellence
  • Engaging with internal and external stakeholders effectively all over the world to identify new opportunities, establish market expertise, review new and existing processes and understand how you are impacting the whole organisation

Required Background for the Indirect Procurement Manager:

  • An impressive track record of sourcing procurement and commercial experience, with a focus on indirect sub-categories
  • A competence and a proven ability to manage supplier relationships, influence stakeholders and manage commercial contracts on a global scale across large spends
  • Demonstratable experience in a large organisation where you have successfully implemented change through developing and applying strategies
  • Degree qualified or equivalent is essential

If you are interested in applying to this exciting position, please send your CV to Molly at

Key skills: Procurement, Category Management, Supply Chain, Indirect, professional services procurement, consultancy spend, audit spend, professional fees, Global, Financial services, investment banking, financial services, Strategic Sourcing, Stakeholder Management, Procurement Strategies, Birmingham, Midlands

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