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Digital Procurement Lead (S2P) £70K

Digital Procurement Lead (S2P) £70K

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £70000 per annum + + Excellent Package

  • Contact:

    Harry Noble

  • Contact email:

    harry.noble@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    70000

  • Salary low:

    55000

  • Job ref:

    J15115_1628525499

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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'Greenfield' Digital Procurement Lead - £70K + Excellent Package

Are you a hungry and ambitious Procurement Manager looking for a career defining challenge? This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the development of a 'Greenfield' Procurement function, supporting the newly appointed Chief Procurement Officer with the ongoing design and development of a new target operating model and subsequent Procurement function. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to help shape the Procurement function in a start up, sub brand of a leading Financial Services organisation.

Role:

The role will support the Procurement Leadership Team and Capabilities team in driving the transformation through the development, leadership and delivery of a Technology roadmap. This is an opportunity for you to put all your skills, experience, and creativity to the test; and play a vital role, not only in the success of this vital project, but also to contribute significantly to the overall future success of the group.

What you'll be doing:

  • Representing Procurement from a technology best practice perspective, influencing the evolution of procurement systems and ensuring successful implementation of core change programmes.
  • Creating end-to-end technology and digital strategies for Procurement.
  • Manage and lead implementation of Source to Contract functionality and processes.
  • Lead development and implementation of technology strategies that add value and enhance the performance of the procurement organisation.
  • Leading and directing proactive benchmarking activity to ensure alignment with industry best practices and technology trends and provide relevant insight to key regional/global stakeholders.
  • Ensuring that processes related to technology are well defined and understood e.g. Ensure maintenance of internal approval hierarchy and work flows.

What we're looking for:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent with professional accreditation of Procurement/Contract management organisation (CIPS/WorldCC etc)
  • Extensive experience with information systems required.
  • Understanding of Procurement and procurement systems including Source to Pay technology, supplier management and analytics.
  • Passionate about delivering excellent customer service, all of the time with strong communication skills, ensuring all stakeholders are briefed appropriately.
  • Strong conceptual thinker with practical implementation skills to interpret and apply business requirements and effectively align inputs, outputs and results.