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  • Job Reference:967406CR_1637677744

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Professional Practice

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Greater-manchester

  • Job Title: Group Procurement Manager - IT & Indirect

  • Job Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum

Posted On: 23rd November 2021

A high profile position working for a successful, continuously growing global professional services company to implement strategic procurement into the business across all indirect spend, with a focus towards IT spend. This company is looking for an experienced Group Procurement Manager to save the business more commercially efficient, support key stakeholders on new projects and manage their spend going forward

This company wins numerous employer awards and is recognised as one of the North East’s top employer. Reporting into the company’s Group Finance Director, you will analyse current expenditure, existing contracts and implement strategies where long term company benefits can be achieved. This gives someone a huge challenge and opportunity to really make instant impact into a multi-national, multi-national company.

Role & responsibilities:

* Manage 75% IT spend (all sub-categories) and other indirect categories such as FM, Marketing and Professional Services
* Analyse all current spend across the company’s services to identify improvement or cost saving opportunities
* End-to-end procurement process, sourcing to on-going supplier relationship management
* Sole role reporting into the Finance Director, to implement strategy to achieve long term company benefits
* Analyse current spend across designated categories and identify potential cost savings
* Advise internal stakeholders of internal suppliers
* Approach stakeholders who may not have used a procurement approach in the past to sell the benefits of procurement
* Implement procurement strategies and policies into the company so it can be run on-going

Experience and requirements:

* Extensive procurement experience in IT spend, across all sub-categories
* Exposure to other corporate services procurement would be preferable
* Worked for a global, blue chip or big corporate organisation
* Implemented procurement strategies into a function or company
* Experience in managing the full procurement process
* Confident in influencing and communicating with all levels of stakeholder
* A strong negotiator when working with new or existing suppliers
* MCIPS Qualification

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