Job Description

  • Job Reference:956499CR_1528874704

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Chartered Accountants

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Global Procurement Manager (French speaker)

  • Job Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

A brand new opportunity to join truly global pharmaceutical company that has a worldwide brand. This reports directly into the Senior Category Lead – Construction a joint effort to define and build the category procurement structure across UK & EMEA in a forward thinking a strategic way.

Sitting in a centralised group global team, you will manage the occasion ad-hoc indirect project, but focus on the Capital/Construction/New-Build category portfolio . This requires someone that has worked at regional level and managing some significant 3rd party spends. You will have defined, designed and implemented key strategies into a business, working on complex projects that have made significant commercial improvement.

Role and responsibilities:

* Focus on key global construction projects for a number of new build premises
* Lead key sourcing projects and initiatives across EMEA and UK
* Continuously build strategies in a forward thinking longer term, and proactive approach
* Use group and global leverage on projects and support local teams too
* Provide guidance and advice to the wider team, local teams and the team below this role
* Put in place future roadmaps for each sub-category
* Due to business critical size spend, stakeholders will be executive level locally and across region
* Although cost savings in category areas are highly important, the best service and suppliers for this company is key

Experience and requirements:

* Significant strategic procurement achievements in capital or construction
* Culturally astute / multi-lingual
* Working at leadership level, managing people and being able to complete high level projects
* Worked in a blue chip, FTSE listed or global scale company
* Be able to also put in place supplier relationship management strategies to executive sponsors
* Have all rounded experience from sourcing projects, large spend contracts, SRM, strategy implementation and leadership
* Degree, MBA or hold a relevant qualification


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