Strategic Procurement Manager, Business Travel

GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + PACKAGE
18 Sep 2018
18 Oct 2018
Gajan Sivarajah
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Strategic Procurement Manager, Business Travel - £25bn+ FTSE 30 - London + Flex Working - £50,000 + Bonus

Global FTSE 30 major seeks passionate Travel Procurement expert to join their Management team, upskill a Travel Procurement Specialist and be a pivotal figure in the Global Procurement Steering committee.

As Strategic Procurement Manager, Business Travel you will:-

  • Have strategic ownership of Airlines, Hotels, Conferences & Events categories as well as overall Travel policy, embedding innovation throughout the category management process
  • Identify and pursue a strategic sourcing agenda which maximises the contribution of the Travel categories to the Firm through active support of key stakeholders and budget-holders
  • Support global initiatives that seek to aggregate spend and leverage greater value for the UK firm through cross-border sourcing activities
  • Skilfully manage and manoeuvre potential tensions between business requirements and the application of procurement best-practice

Required candidate background:-

  • A successful Blue Chip, FTSE 100 or Fortune 500 career to date within Procurement, Strategic Sourcing & Category Management
  • Subject matter expertise across Business Travel procurement categories (Airlines, Hotels, Conferences & Events)
  • Degree & MCIPS preferred though not essential

This is a brilliant opportunity to break into a globally revered FTSE 100 organisation, work with highly intelligent and aspirational procurement thought leaders, and pave your way towards Procurement Directorship.

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Key Skills: Procurement, Procurement Manager, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Travel, Airlines, Hotels, Marketing, Creative, Purchasing, Buying, People Management, Stakeholder management, Supplier relationship management, SRM, Contract management, negotiation, FTSE 100

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