As Procurement Consultant working for our well established Financial Services client you will design, embed and manage the strategic procurement offering across the organisation.
* Design, manage and embed a supplier management framework (including outsourcing) for all existing and new suppliers. * Lead the negotiation and execution of new and existing contracts working closely with the legal team and functional heads to ensure optimum commercial value and appropriate risk management. * Oversee implementation of executed contracts and service agreements ensuring their compliance with agreed service, performance, quality and delivery levels. * Act as a focal point for supplier management communications, training and retention of supplier management collateral. * Identify and implement cost improvement plans for key supplier agreements and new contracts. * Undertake assurance exercises on key suppliers to ensure contractual obligations are being met and provide reports to senior management. * Proactively manage commercial and contractual risk with third party suppliers. * Develop, maintain and monitor the contract management database. * Ensure relevant policies and procedures are fit for purpose and up to date.
Suitable candidates will have a good procurement grounding gained from the financial services sector. You will be able to demonstrate proven effectiveness working with contracts and procurement including tenders
This role is a great opportunity for a self starter with the appetite to shape and form a 'fit for purpose procurement proposition.