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Indirect Procurement Manager - Insurance + HYBRID

Indirect Procurement Manager - Insurance + HYBRID

  • Location

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    George Purkiss

  • Contact email:

    george.purkiss@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    65000

  • Salary low:

    55000

  • Job ref:

    123456_1694526213

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-10-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

1st-executive are recruiting for a insurance firm based in Milton Keynes, supporting them on a procurement recruitment campaign as as they go through a period of transformation and growth. Our client seeks to recruit an Indirect Category Specialist to undertake a key role in their group Procurement function. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring full end - end sourcing, tendering, negotiation and stakeholder management, aim to drive commercial value across the business.

Paying up to £65,000 + hybrid working (1 -2 days in Milton Keynes for stakeholders and colaboration with team )

Both progression and development are on offer here, with a clear road-map to success lined out with promotion opportunities within 12 - 18 months / management of buyers in the org should you want to go down the management route.

Scope:

  • You will be responsible for managing the wider indirect services category - NON IT, ( Claims, People Services, Marketing, Legal Services, Tax, Audit, Consultancy and Advisory spend areas )
  • Assist the Head of Procurement in the development and delivery of the Indirect Procurement strategy.
  • Lead negotiation of contracts with suppliers under agreed authority levels, working with in house or external legal counsel where appropriate.
  • You will be responsible for providing first stop in-house contractual advice in relation to supplier contracts.
  • Ability to build relationships with suppliers and stakeholders, and prioritisation skills managing multiple, conflicting interests and deadlines.
  • Experience in an indirect category strategic procurement / supplier management role delivering commercial value.
  • Degree Educated or CIPS Qualified/Building towards CIPS