Professional Services Procurement Lead

GBP42000 - GBP50000 per annum + Package
28 Jul 2017
27 Aug 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Professional Services Procurement Lead - Sussex/London - £42-50k

Location: Sussex/London

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £42-50k

A shift to a more strategic approach to procurement has left this giant within the financial services space looking for an ambitious and commercially astute category lead to join their team. The transformation has created a great opportunity to impact the procurement function in a tangible way, as well as driving strategy throughout the Professional Services category and beyond. This is a great opportunity if you are seeking a fluid and dynamic environment where you can engage with challenging stakeholders and complex procurement projects.

Professional Services Procurement Lead Responsibilities:

  • Transform and develop the Professional Services category strategy to deliver savings
  • Demonstrate a natural flair to engage key stakeholders with procurement activity
  • Negotiate business critical contracts within Professional Services and across other indirect categories as required.
  • Drive innovation and best practise throughout the procurement function, blending commercial acumen with pragmatism to ensure successful category management.

Key Skills & Attributes Required:

  • Demonstrable understanding of end-to-end category management
  • Experience of delivering value within Professional Services or other indirect categories.
  • A flair for engaging and influencing key stakeholders at all levels of business
  • Degree (or equivalent)

Why apply for this role?

  • Excellent opportunities for career progression & professional development
  • The chance to influence the transformation of a well-established procurement function
  • The opportunity to set procurement strategy and drive success

For more information, please apply directly or e-mail an up-to-date copy of your CV to

Keywords: Procurement, Indirect Procurement, HR Procurement, Legal Procurement, Professional Services Procurement, Sussex, London, Degree, Category Manager, Stakeholder Engagement, Strategic Procurement

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