Procurement Manager

Recruiter
Oliver James Associates
Location
City
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Manager - 12 Month FTC

Central London

£40,000 - £45,000 + Excellent Benefits

A leading Financial Services company is looking for a driven Professional Services and Facilities Procurement professional to help establish and implement a supplier and purchasing strategy, review the spend across the company within Professional Services and Facilities departments. You will be instrumental and integral in formulating and implementing the commercial strategy throughout the business and ensure regulatory procedures and policies are adhered to.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop procurement policies and procedures, review expenditure.
  • Pro-actively work with departmental budget holders, project management office and the wider procurement team to rapidly identify and prioritise major procurement opportunities.
  • Lead management of the commercial relationships with suppliers, working with procurement and the wider business.
  • Undertake a review of the existing procurement process and then implement continuous improvements
  • Develop relationships with key business stakeholders and suppliers to facilitate dialogue regarding contractual performance.
  • Develop and deliver a framework to enable the business manage their active suppliers in order to maximise performance.
  • Ensure Procurement is engaged and governance is followed for new spend and/or where legal terms are changed under the contract.

Key Skills:

  • CIPS or studying towards
  • Financial Services experience
  • Minimum 3+ years in a procurement or similar role
  • Meticulous planner with a close eye for detail
  • Strong knowledge of best practice control framework for procurement processes and management of outsourcers
  • Proficient in contract terminology and ability to work with Legal department on contracts
  • Experience within Professional Services and Facilities Procurement.
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication and influencing to develop strong relationships internally and externally
  • Able to prioritise and allocate time effectively

Salary & Benefits:

£40,000 - £45,000 + Excellent Benefits

Client

Our client is a leading Financial Services business based in Central London.