Procurement Manager: Professional Services

GBP60000.00 - GBP65000.00 per annum +
25 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Kate Langham
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Manager role for Professional Services available in West London.

Your new company
An international retail business are recruiting a permanent role for their group Procurement function specifically focusing on European spend levels across Professional Services such as consultancy & legal spend areas. This business are a leader within their field with over 50,000 employees worldwide, over 1,000 stores , and an increasing online presence they are going through significant growth at the moment.

Your new role
This role has arisen due to an internal move, and includes European travel (frequently to France via Eurostar) and is a real opportunity for someone to gain an international procurement role within a strategic group function. As the Procurement Manager for Professional Services you will be responsible for establishing purchasing and supply management strategies for professional services and leading those negotiations with strategic suppliers. Spend levels are multi-million pounds and across 8 European regions. You will first of all analyse purchasing data to identify the strategic procurement opportunity before leading the engagement with those stakeholders and suppliers alike.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this role you will ideally have experience working across multiple country regions with another French language desired. You will be able to confidently demonstrate key negotiations you have lead as well as detail the key outcomes of your involvement. You must have exceptional stakeholder engagement skills and be able to successfully influence people across different cultures.

What you'll get in return
In return you will gain this fantastic opportunity to work in a global business, working on building procurement strategies across an international remit.

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