Indirect Procurement Manager | Procurement Consultancy | London

A boutique procurement consultancy is looking to expand its team. Reporting directly into the associate director this is an opportunity for a dynamic, motivated procurement professional that wants to develop and grow their career.

Working for a boutique procurement consultancy gives you the opportunity to work in an organisation that values procurement. One of the core values at this boutique consultancy is relationships; both internal and external relationships are the key to the success in this organsation. Do you want to work within this organisation that values procurement?

As Procurement Manager your key responsibilities will be:

  • Developing client category spend analyses, identifying clear category profiles and opportunities
  • Defining optimum business requirements which are fit for purpose
  • Analysing category supply market analysis, identifying key suppliers, trends and cost drivers
  • Developing and implementing strategic sourcing strategies
  • Facilitating and managing the RFP process and make client recommendations using recognised procurement methodologies
  • Implementing and lead the transition of new suppliers
  • Creating and presenting client project updates to Senior Management
  • Leading on the preparation of documentation and other outputs for procurement activity
  • Establishing and developing strong stakeholder relationships
  • Quantifying, tracking and reporting on savings delivery

To work for this exciting growing Procurement Consultancy you will require the following experience:

  • A minimum of 2-4 years procurement or relevant consultancy experience
  • A strong customer-focused approach is essential
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering sustainable cost savings and process improvements
  • Ability to analyse data, distill information and identify key outputs and recommendations
  • Strong collaborator and influencer including the ability to understand clients’ needs and sell in new ideas and approaches
  • Project management experience, including successfully managing and executing multiple work-streams, across multiple clients
  • Comprehensive contract knowledge and the ability to work with legal stakeholders to effectively manage risk within the implementation of supplier agreements
  • Ability to identify and assess options and make clear recommendations to move projects forward
  • Experience in developing and leading negotiation strategies, including understanding the balance between strategic and financial drivers and contractual requirements

In applications we will be looking for:

  • Degree or similar professional qualification
  • Excellent MS Office Skills – including Excel and PowerPoint
  • A second European language would be highly desirable
  • CIPS would be desirable
  • Highly motivated individuals that can support an organisation that is growing

This exciting role as a Procurement Manager is paying up to £55,000 basic salary with the following benefits:

  • Private health care
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Pension
  • Flexible working
  • 25 days leave and birthday off
  • Christmas closure

To discuss the Procurement Manager role in more depth please contact Joe Sewell at Procurement Heads by emailing your CV to joe@procurementheads.com or call +44 (0) 7824 045 203 | +44 (0) 1962 869838. Enquiries are all handled confidentially.

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