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  • Job Reference:964311CR_1601912308

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Business Services

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Berkshire

  • Job Title: EMEA Procurement Manager - Services & IT

  • Job Salary: £65000 - £90000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

A global business, market leading Technology business has an opportunity for a EMEA Procurement Category Manager – Indirect to join a market leading organisation, in a brand new post reporting directly into the Board.

You will be tasked to implement strategies and improve services to the company where possible and create a group procurement policy across your regional countries. This company has a flexible working environment, due to the multi-site scale of the business.

Key categories: IT/Technology, HR (contingent & consultancy), professional services, travel, MICE and legal

Role and responsibilities:

* Reporting directly into the Board, to support the business on creating a group, centralised procurement function
* End-to-end procurement management, sourcing to on-going SRM
* Create a group procurement policy across EMEA, working with senior level stakeholders
* Negotiate on new and existing contracts, to drive down costs to the company
* Influence key stakeholders globally in the business to define new and effective procurement strategies
* Bring previous expertise of improving processes of any current policies
* Manage multi-million £ spends across assigned sub-categories

Experience and requirements:

* Proven procurement experience across a broad range of indirect services (IT / HR is preferable, but not essential)
* Global Category Management is key for this role (or EMEA)
* Worked within a large, multi-site, multi-national organisation
* Able to work under heavy work load in a fast paced, busy environment
* No issues with negotiating and influencing all levels of internal customer / stakeholder
* Managed a led projects from start to finish, autonomously
* Experience in building relationships in varied environments
* Ideally CIPS and degree qualified – not essential

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