Procurement Manager – Financial Services Business

Permanent @Garniche Jobs London in Retail/Purchasing
  • City of London, London View on Map
  • Post Date : January 5, 2023
  • Apply Before : February 28, 2023
  • Salary: £0 - £100000
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1191412
  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Procurement Consultant – Professional Services Category

Looking for a Procurement Consultant to provide end-to-end category management support, strategic sourcing, and procurement of professional services and outsourced/technology services on a global scale under general supervision (but will work independently most of the time). This person will work on a global team, with teammates in the UK, APAC, and the US, supporting up to $100M category of spend.

Responsibilities

Professional services management
Collaborate with Northern business partners to develop and execute sourcing and procurement strategies
Analyze industry and vendor data / trends and make recommendations to business partners about key insights, trade-offs, and risks
Collect requirements and specifications from partners and lead competitive bidding processes if applicable (e.g. RFx, eAuctions, etc.)
Negotiate commercial arrangements and contracts with vendors
Present negotiation strategies and opportunities to partners and management
Assist with forecasting / planning processes, demand management, and developing contracts that scale future enterprise needs
Provide thought-leadership around improvements of global policies, operations, programs and processes
Drive vendor quality and performance improvement initiatives and harness vendor innovation ideas
Serve as a key subject matter expert
Carry out complex activities with significant financial, client, and/or internal business impacts
Utilize internal tools and vendor management systems to execute SOWs.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or Finance (MBA preferred)
3+ years of relevant procurement category management experience (emphasis on contingent labor/professional services preferred)
Previous experience with vendor management system (VMS) Beeline, and working with a Managed Service Provider preferred
Understanding of procurement best practices
Experience developing and implementing process improvements
Experience with Labor Contracts, managed services contracts
Success working with cross functional and diverse teams
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Strong time and project management skills
Detail-oriented
Ability to breakdown complex problems and resolve them through independent research and analysis
Past experience presenting to executive and senior leadership
Experience with sourcing and procurement applications, PeopleSoft ERP, Coupa, MS Office Suite and advanced Excel skills

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