Our client are a leading Financial Services business and are a forward thinking business in terms of the way their Procurement Operation is seen as an internal part of driving delivery through change management. Our client are now looking to bring on-board a Procurement Contractor.
Reporting to the Head of Procurement, the purpose of the role is to lead and continually improve the formed Procurement department's work in providing a top class support function to their ever-changing business. Working as part of the Procurement Team, the Procurement Contractor is responsible for the engagement of the business in strategic category plans, indirect category procurement, day to day operational supplier engagement and management. The incumbent will become a trusted advisor to the business on all procurement/commercial matters through delivering year on year value and achievement of goals. The contractor will work to understand the goals of internal functions to help improve efficiency and develop better processes to ensure strategic goals are met.
To be successful in this exciting contract role, you will have:-
A strategic procurement background preferably having MCIPS or CIPS membership
Strong knowledge of Strategic Sourcing strategies for indirect and service spend
Excellent stakeholder engagement and negotiation skills
Excellent knowledge of Procurement processes and category development
Experience within an international/multisite operation would be an advantage
Positive and flexible approach to workload and changing priorities/business demands
IT literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft packages including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Aptitude to challenge business decisions and come up with new suggestions and concepts.
Drive to constantly improve operational performance and sees procurement as a lever for change.
To be considered, please Apply now along with your CV, salary expectations and current notice-period.
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