Global Procurement Category Manager - Professional Services

GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum +
20 Sep 2022
20 Oct 2022
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Title: Procurement Category Manager - Professional Services and Business Intelligence

Company: Global FTSE 100 Financial Services Firm

Location: WFH - LONDON HQ

Salary: £70-80,000 + £6k Car + Package

House hold financial services brand has a newly created Procurement role in their CPS team. They are seeking a highly adept Procurement Professional with SME knowledge in professional services including all sub-categories. This role will sit underneath the Head of Indirect Procurement working directly with them on key client projects, looking at strategic sourcing and negotiation across business intelligence. They are seeking someone who has experience in procurement and negotiating solutions & contracts with vendors such as Experian, TransUnion, Equifax, and Decision Science.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest in procurement, working with FTSE 100 clients on a global scale. You will have a career development plan created on arrival and exposure to CPO and Director level individuals on a weekly basis.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide educational and learning opportunities to internal colleagues and external clients (ex. Webinar, Spend Trends publications) on industry trends, supplier landscape changes, and market intel within categories of expertise
  • Coach and develop sourcing project managers in their professional development and pursuit of building category knowledge within area of expertise
  • In collaboration with Sourcing Project Management and/or Procurement Practice Advisory, engage with customers' senior management team members to provide perspective on current market trends to inform client strategic decisions/sourcing initiatives in line with business goals and objectives

Key requirements in experience:

  • SME in professional services and Business Intelligence
  • Exposure to procurement on a global scale
  • Ability to develop and frequently refresh category market intelligence and insight tools to support internal sourcing teams and educate external client stakeholders
  • Strong sourcing knowledge to be able to translate category to sourcing strategy

If this sounds like an interesting opportunity, please send your CV to Sophie at

Key Skills; BI, Business Intelligence, Professional Services, Finance, Corporate services, Indirect, FTSE100, Global, London, WFH, Consultancy, Consultant, Procurement Manager, Head of Procurement, SME, Business Intelligence, Project Management,

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