Beaumont Select

Procurement Director - Professional Services/Consultancies

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£90-110k + great benefits + 20% bonus
Posted
25 Jul 2019
Closes
19 Aug 2019
Ref
JO-04589
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Rare opportunity to lead the technology innovation for this FinTech organisation who are enjoying a period of growth and transition…

You will help bring outside skills, data and innovation into the company to help them grow and compete. Key areas of responsibility include the sourcing and category management of Professional Services related to Consulting, Content and Data Services.  You will be working in a global team of sourcing professionals.

Key responsibilities:

  • Create and foster relationships with business leaders across both customer-facing teams such as Product and operational teams such as Content and Technology

  • Create value for the business through third party knowledge and services

  • Develop and implement a category strategy through knowledge and experience of stakeholders, projects and suppliers

  • Analyse data and develop insights from the team’s spend categories, suppliers and industries to inform their commercial strategies

  • Support business outcomes by leading or advising on the strategic sourcing process – developing solutions, scoping and defining requirements, identifying best in class suppliers, managing the selection process (including RFx and e-sourcing), negotiating with suppliers, contracting the deal and overseeing the lifecycle of the relationship

Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to influence – articulates the vision, builds trust in relationships, data-driven, strong negotiator

  • Deals with complexity – connects the detail with the "big picture", understands dependencies, anticipates the future

  • Robust commercial capability – able to organise and process commercial information to make apples to oranges comparisons and identify opportunities

  • Open and collaborative – brings new ideas and practices, uses collaborative approaches, team first attitude

  • Entrepreneurial with business acumen – solves problems, understands business and commercial opportunities, and gets things done

  • Attention to detail

  • Diversity in thinking, background and experience

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Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business
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