Our truly global client are a prestigious brand name who are looking to attract an Indirects Buyer to their award winning team.
Working in a strategic sourcing category procurement function your role will cover spend in the areas of people services, consultancy, outsourcing, legal and financial services.
Your responsibilities will be to:
·Contribute significantly to the overall performance, savings and profitability of the organisation. ·Work closely with senior stakeholders to support sales bids and source best-value solutions ·Negotiate the best overall commercial arrangements with suppliers selected through fact-based methods ·Be a recognised subject matter expert for the Professional Services category; developing, delivering and implementing the sourcing strategy with a flawless grasp of cost structures, trends and cost drivers ·Drive change; challenge existing sourcing decisions; coordinate supplier development strategies. ·Manage relationships with existing and new suppliers
Suitable candidates will be: ·A corporate procurement professional with substantial blue-chip background and international horizon ·CPIM or CIPS qualified, ideally with Project Management Certification ·An excellent stakeholder and supplier manager, equally focused on value for money, service quality and positive strategic outcomes ·A fiercely successful negotiator ·Extremely influential and credible at the highest levels ·A keen instigator and manager of innovation and change ·Numerate and logical - able to make and justify data-driven decisions
This is a rare opportunity to join a fantastic organisation who are at the forfront of their market. There are significant opportunities for growth within their procurement team both in Europe and Globally.