Role details

Head Office Services Procurement Manager

Welwyn Garden City   •   £45,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Looking for a Professional Services procurement manager.
  • To develop and implement global procurement strategy for the service categories

About Our Client

A fantastic opportunity for a Head Office Services Procurement Manager to join the team at a UK leading retailer.

Job Description

* Designing and defining services categories under the Head Office/Professional Services Umbrella to include: Legal, Consultancy, HR, Subscriptions, Travel/Expat Mobility and Staff Benefits.
Developing strong working relationships and work collaboratively with the stakeholder base to understand and influence requirements
*Writing and delivering a robust sourcing plan considering local, regional and global buying opportunities
*Controlling the business spend through improved use of tools, processes, policy setting and enforcement
*Source potential new suppliers and assess their suitability to supply at a global level
*Enhance existing supplier relationships and work with them to continually assess and re-engineer processes to ensure continued suitability and create greater value
*Consolidate supplier volumes in order to create a manageable category
*Continually assess and review the supply base to manage total cost, quality and availability

The Successful Applicant

*Strong Initiative and Leaderships Skills
*Personable and able to build strong relationships quickly
*Proactive
*Good knowledge of sourcing systems
*High level of data interpretation skills
*Able to multitask and be able to identify new opportunities within the sourcing market
*Work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
*Proficient use of Microsoft Office packages.
*Relevant tactical sourcing experience procuring legal service providers and insurance service providers is desirable but not essential.

What's on Offer

A fantastic opportunity for a Head Office Services Procurement Manager to join the team at a UK leading retailer.

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