Procurement Manager

Recruiter
British Sky Broadcasting Group
Location
Lambeth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1168427350
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description - Procurement Manager (46045)Job Description Procurement Manager-46045Primary Location : ENGLAND-LondonEmployee Status : PermanentSchedule : Full-timeClosing Date : 14/07/2019, 11:59:00 PMWe're Sky, Europe's biggest entertainment brand. Think top-quality shows. Breaking news. Innovative tech. Must-have products. Careers here mean the freedom and support you need to make an impact - pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets. And as part of our close-knit team, you'll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you'll only find at Sky."Technology procurement supports the business on some of the leading-edge activities which deliver both innovation and a first-class user experience in a fast paced and ever-changing environment. The pace of evolution is not for everyone but if you are motivated by a dynamic environment and with an ability to self-manage your priorities then Sky could well be the next step in your career" - Darren Varley, Network and Telecoms Procurement Lead.The perks Sky Q, a generous pension and private health care. Access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development. And if that's not enough, our award-winning Osterley campus boasts six subsidised restaurants, a cinema, gym, and much more. To find out more about working with us, search #LifeatSky on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram. You will: Possess the ability to develop a good working relationship and build trust with a multiple stakeholder base across numerous territories and deliver a succinct category plan which maximises the group benefit and contributes to the overall procurement target. - Support Technology to deliver the goods and services required to maintain this evolving supply chain.- Maintain an awareness of external supplier pressures and opportunities to drive increased opportunities.- Work with Key stakeholders outside of Technology such as Sky News and Sports to deliver ongoing connectivity requirement- Challenge the business when considering Make or Buy scenarios to deliver the best TCO. - Maintain an opportunity tracker and seek agreement on the saving calculation signed off with finance.- Manage commercial risk pre and post contract and escalate actions accordingly.You'll have:- Experience of working within a Global organisation across a diverse mix of stakeholders with a technical and commercial focus.- A good understanding of Technology trends and in-depth knowledge of key categories and the sector supplier mix.- The ability to convey a complicated situation in a format that is easy to understand and follow and simplify technical jargon.- The ability to neutralise any emotional tensions when dealing with multi stakeholder groups who may not all seek to take the same path.- A good knowledge of Ariba and promote the use of to ensure compliance across the business.- The ability to work in a pressured environment and still project a positive outlook.So, what are you waiting for? Apply now for a chance to forge your own career path and be brilliant as part of a bright, talented team. Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions, we might withdraw the offer.We're happy to discuss flexible working. It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.A job you love to talk about#LI-CorporateIs This Role Eligible for Refer A Friend? Yes

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