Our client a leading digital media company is looking for an experienced and influential procurement professional to improve and drive best practice across their indirect procurement portfolio. The main categories of focus will be Digital Marketing, Technology, Fleet, HR and Marketing.
The culture of the company is open, professional and accountable. This individual will have the responsibility of evolving and implementing strategic sourcing and category management. In addition, this individual will have experience influencing and educating busy senior managers about best practice procurement.
You will have experience of working within a developed procurement function; rapidly sourcing information, engaging with key stakeholders, analysing spend, creating workable processes and policies to result in tangible cost reductions and more strategic procurement with a focus on a number of different spends across indirect.
The ability to demonstrate the value of strategic procurement to the key stakeholders and provide evidence of cost savings via a more considered purchasing plan.Key Skills:
- Ability to and evidence of rapidly coming to strong commercial conclusions
- Indirect Procurement experience.
- Experienced in creating formal strategic procurement plans for complex and established function.
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
- Skilled negotiator specifically within indirect procurement,
- Ability to and experience of influencing commercial decisions at board level
- Strong Excel and IT skills are essential,
For further information please email your CV and full current package/day rate and availability to Michael.Babatunde@langleysearch.com quoting 7541MB
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