Senior Procurement Manager - £75K
Our client, a fast growing, entrepreneurial, start-up Financial Services organisation seeks to recruit an experienced Procurement Manager to operate in a project driven environment spanning the breadth of the IT and Indirects category - encompassing Technology, Marketing, HR, Legal, Consultancy and Professional Services. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a lead role in the continued development of a 'greenfield' procurement function.
The jobholder will be responsible for developing key stakeholder relationships, focused on the continued development of procurement as a trusted business partner - gaining a seat at the table for all key sourcing requirements. It is expected that the jobholder be able to design and implement appropriate category plans and sourcing strategy in line with business requirements. The jobholder will support the Head of Procurement with the development of strategic sourcing process, policy and 'best-practice' within this recently established team. It is expected that the jobholder be able to manage the delivery of the end-to-end sourcing lifecycle and helping manage cross-functional stakeholders through the entire procurement lifecycle.
The Procurement Manager will be able to demonstrate experience gained in the Financial Services sector, coupled with:
- Experience of sourcing across the Indirect and IT category portfolio
- Track-record of developing stakeholder relationships in non-mandated environment
- Ability to support the development of procurement process and policy
- Excellent Negotiation and Communication skills
- Ideally Degree and MCIPS preferred