Associate Director - HR

Location
London
Salary
GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + package
Posted
13 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Ref
1801-12
Contact
jobsGAB
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Associate Director - HR & Professional Services Procurement - Iconic FTSE 30 - London + Home Working - £50,000 - 60,000 + Benefits + Bonus

This aggressively growing Professional Services giant is on target to double in size over the next 6 years, resulting in a rapidly increasing employee population across 100+ countries along with HR & Professional Services expenditure.

Consequently the Firm is seeking a senior procurement expert with HR & Services category expertise to gain control of an escalating spend through skilful sourcing, supplier management and stakeholder engagement.

VP HR & Professional Services Procurement role profile:-

  • Developing strong relationships with executive level stakeholders, encouraging key business figures to engage earlier in the process to enable a bigger procurement impact
  • Building a pipeline of procurement projects for HR Services categories including Executive Coaching, L&D, Health Insurance & Employee Benefits, Recruitment / Contingent Labour
  • Driving standardisation of processes and operations, ensuring compliance to central Procurement policy by educating senior staff and maintaining engagement
  • Consolidating a large vendor base to facilitate more strategic supplier relationships and leverage greater value and minimise contractual risk
  • Instilling a high performance culture across the Procurement community, helping this improving function to score highly against stakeholder satisfaction and cost savings targets
  • Managing an experienced Procurement Manager, coaching best-in-class and upskilling their capabilities

Required skills / background:-

  • Impressive procurement & strategic sourcing career to date with evidence of constant progression and impressive commercial achievements (cost savings, risk mitigation, strategic supplier relationships established etc)
  • HR & Services category expertise
  • Strong demand management, financial analysis, research and presentation skills
  • Degree & MCIPS preferred though not essential

This organisation rarely hires at Director level externally, so this is a fantastic opportunity to join this iconic FTSE 100 brand at a senior level, carve a name for oneself within an improving Sourcing function and progress towards Procurement Directorship.

To find out more and apply please send your CV to jobsgab@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, HR Procurement, Professional Services Procurement

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