Professional Services Category Lead

GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum + excellent package
29 Aug 2017
28 Sep 2017
Job Level
Consultant, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Professional Services Procurement Lead - Crawley - FTSE 100 - £50,000 + excellent package

A FTSE 100 major is looking for a dynamic procurement professional to join an innovative and growing team that are looking to bring major changes to the procurement strategy of the overall business. This is an ever changing role where you will initially be working on the professional services category but the role will expand in the future to looking more generally at the indirect spend for the wider business.

The Key Responsibilities of the Professional Services Procurement Lead:

  • Liaising closely with key senior stakeholders in order to best understand the needs and requirements of the other business areas and what is required of the procurement functions
  • Initially address key spend areas that including consultancy and legal operations
  • Negotiating key deals while identifying key areas for savings
  • Put into place strategic procurement frameworks that are not only innovative but sustainable
  • Work on key indirect procurement projects with minimal supervision

Key Skills and Qualifications of the Professional Services Procurement Lead:

  • Strong indirect strategic procurement experience
  • The ability to work autonomously
  • Flexible on location as there will be travel into London
  • Strong mental attitude with a pragmatic approach to work
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Business qualification e.g. CIPS

This is the opportunity to join a major institution and be provided with the chance to develop and move up within a company with a number of senior positions and development plans.

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Key Words: Procurement, Crawley, West Sussex, Consultancy, Category Manager, Procurement Manager, Indirect, Professional Services, Indirect Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, CIPS, London, FTSE 100

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