Strategic Sourcing Manager – Facilities – South East (London / Hertfordshire)

Recruiter
Location
London / Hertfordshire
Salary
Up to £62,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
08 Oct 2017
Ref
DFS / 16397760
Job Level
Consultant, Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About the Client:

  • A global professional services firm with a strong reputation for growth in a number of key markets
  • A focused sourcing function offering a number of opportunities for progression
  • A values based organisation giving the firm a clear competitive advantage

About the Role:

  • To drive the continuous improvement of third-party goods & services in the FM area and minimise the risks associated with commercial contracting activities through the application of best-practice procurement across the firm
  • Develop and drive the best practice tools and systems that support the wider business with the purchase of third party goods and services and to support and promote effective supplier management and sustainable procurement activities.
  • To deliver year-on-year financial benefit to the firm
  • To offer rewarding development & career opportunities to all members of the Procurement function

What we’re looking for:

  • Ability to build and develop effective relationships with key internal stakeholders  demonstrating a full understanding of their drivers & requirements and identifying and providing appropriate support & solutions
  • Operate as a trusted business advisor to the client function and become accepted as an integral member of the internal client’s team
  • Supporting the Category Manager with the execution of the category plan, including support of client projects (sourcing, contract renewals, extensions, variations, terminations  and dispute resolution etc.) and delivery of savings (cost avoidance and reduction)
  • Ability to analyse complex issues & challenges, evaluate options and make recommendations with clear supporting rationale
  • Proven track-record of building & maintaining effective stakeholder relationships
  • Ability to influence stakeholder thinking and to demonstrate procurement’s value add

About the Offer

£62,000 + bonus + benefits

Contact:

David Fort-Stephens, Consultant on 0161 234 0323 or email your CV to david.fortstephens@psdgroup.com