Beaumont Select

Procurement Manager - Technology Innovation

London (Central), London (Greater)
£70-80k + great benefits + 15% bonus
25 Jul 2019
25 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Manager opportunity; be part of procurement technology innovation for this FinTech organisation, enjoying a period of growth & transition...

If you have a passion for emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, digital, automation, cloud; experience of data science then this could be the next career move for you.

The prime Procurement Manager responsibilities are:

  • Coordinate innovation sourcing activities across multiple spend categories, including professional services, technology and data, and help category managers advance their strategies through supplier innovation and innovative practices

  • Lead the strategic sourcing process for related projects – 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

  • Plan, execute and champion supplier-enabled innovation (SEI) to scale the innovation capability by leveraging the existing and potential supply base

  • Analyse industry trends and evolving technologies to proactively minimize risk and exploit emerging opportunities

  • Partner with the business and third parties on experimentation and proofs-of-concept to test hypotheses and validate demand

  • Structure supplier relationships and third-party ecosystems with profitable business models and efficient operating models

  • Use design and user experience methods to improve engagement and maximize return-on-investment

  • Transfer category and product expertise within the Sourcing community to help build and expand our knowledge and expertise

  • Create and foster relationships with innovation leaders in customer-facing teams (Applied Innovation, Proposition, Product) and operational teams (functions such as Technology)

  • Provide advice and input to shape business goals and plans

  • Align current and planned sourcing strategies with business objectives

  • Communicate our value proposition and the value we have created to key stakeholders and senior management

 Knowledge & Skills:

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

  • Ability to influence – data-driven, articulates the vision, understands industry trends, builds trust in relationships

  • Strategic and analytical thinker – connects the detail with the "big picture", understands dependencies, anticipates the future

  • Sourcing and procurement – understanding of the key commercial and relationship drivers for managing spend effectively and ability to execute on it

  • Curious and open-minded – brings new ideas and practices, uses collaborative approaches

  • Comfortable with ambiguity – copes with uncertainty and risk, adapts to change and makes decisions with limited information

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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