Greenfield Procurement Lead
Our client a leading Financial Services Firm is looking for an experienced and influential procurement professional to develop and implement a Greenfield Procurement function.
The Procurement Lead will report in the Lead IT Partner and assist in building a robust best practice procurement function.
The culture of the company is open, professional and accountable. This individual will have the responsibility of implementing strategic sourcing and category management. In addition, this individual will have experience building a function from Greenfield influencing and educating busy senior managers about best practice procurement.
You will have experience developing procurement functions; in addition, experience sourcing across IT/Technology with experience of indirects a bonus. Rapidly sourcing information, engaging with key stakeholders, analysing spend, creating workable processes and policies to result in tangible cost reductions and more strategic procurement.
The ability to demonstrate the value of strategic procurement to the key stakeholders and provide evidence of cost savings via a more considered purchasing plan.
- Ability to and evidence of rapidly coming to strong commercial conclusions.
- IT/Tech and Indirect Procurement experience.
- Experienced in developing Greenfield strategic procurement plans.
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
- Skilled negotiator specifically within IT/Tech and Indirect procurement.
- Ability to and experience of influencing commercial decisions at board level
- Strong Excel and IT skills are essential,
For further information please email call +44 (0) 333 366 0839 quoting MB//7812.
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