Manchester, Greater Manchester
£70000 - £85000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
about 1 month ago
Procurement IT Category Lead - upto £85K + Excellent Package
-Benefits: Pension + Private Medical + Dental + 4 x Life Assurance and buy or sell extra holiday options
-Manchester or London based: Flexible hybrid - office (choose either Manchester or London) 2 days per week/rest hybrid work from home
-Role type: Permanent | Fulltime| UK based
This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the design and development of Technology category Procurement process, systems, tools and policy!
Are you a Technology Procurement leader? This is an exciting opportunity to introduce best practice, build stakeholder relationships and early engagement, own the spend category and demonstrate the strategic value of the end-to-end Procurement, whilst playing a key role in the development of a 'Greenfield' Global Procurement function, supporting the Head of Procurement with the ongoing design and development of the Global Technology Procurement, for a leading Law Firm.
- Drive effective stakeholder engagement and relationships across the Global category
- Create category plans aligned to overall service area
- Create, implement and optimise the strategy for the procurement
- Leverage deep category and market expertise to support in optimising value delivery from the supply base
- Oversee and manage strategic sourcing, supplier & contract reviews/renewals and negotiation activities
- Team leadership - 3 direct reports
- In-depth Technology Procurement experience within a 'Blue Chip' environment
- Experience of leading, developing and implementing multi-regional category and sourcing
- Strong experience of developing stakeholder relationships and influencing senior leadership
- Demonstrable experience of applying best-in-class procurement practices, identifying, communicating and managing risks and commercial opportunities with stakeholders and suppliers
- Robust understanding of key legal terms -commercial contract structures
- Team leadership
- Degree qualified
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