Procurement Manager - IT & General (12 Month)

  • Job Reference: 00027339-1
  • Date Posted: 14 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Wimbledon, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

A market leading, national insurance organisation has a brand new 12 Month FTC role whilst going through a busy and successful period are looking for a Procurement Manager - Technology & General Expenses expert to support the existing function in a number of operational and new strategic key projects

There is a lot of change parallel to a time the business is storming with revenues, so there a numerous additional projects which the current team cannot take on themselves, so for at least 12 months they will need some extra pair of hands.

Please note: As a business due to COVID-19, they are entirely working from home and will be for the foreseeable, but once things go back to normal you will need to be in a commutable distance from their HQ

Role and responsibilities:

Support the Head of Procurement and existing permanent team on a number of projects
Partner with key internal stakeholders to create category strategies for immediate, and longer term benefits
Create sourcing and SRM policies & processes to ensure consistent approach to procurement
Continuously work on strengthening the group procurement function
Abel to manage work load, in a complex environment in a matrix business
Use group leverage to scale projects business wide and create more efficient service deliveryExperience and requirements:

Proven procurement experience in IT, Technology and General Expenses
Working in a multi-site, matrix organisation to be able to understand added complexity
Some professional or corporate services category experience is preferable
Demonstrable experience in partnering and managing key, senior-level internal stakeholders
Able to create, or develop category plans at a group level
Motivated, confident, driven and always looking for the next project or improvement
CIPS or degree qualified is preferable, but not essential

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