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Procurement Manager - Professional Services (£65K)

Procurement Manager - Professional Services (£65K)

  • Location

    Northampton

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits

  • Contact:

    Diane Marjoram

  • Contact email:

    Diane.Marjoram@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    65000

  • Salary low:

    60000

  • Job ref:

    J691096N_1713518451

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    NA

  • Expiry date:

    2024-05-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Role: Procurement Manager - Professional Services

Location: Northampton (2 days p/w in the office)

Salary: Up to £65K + Package

1st Executive are seeking a Professional Services Procurement Manager on behalf of a high-profile FTSE100 organisation who are transforming not only their customer facing propositions but also their internal business model through a period of corporate modernisation. This is a fantastic role with an organisation who are actively encouraging innovation and creative solutions that will help to ensure the business is able to meet its growth ambitions in a fast moving industry!

Role:

  • You will be responsible for the delivery of end to end sourcing projects across the breadth of the Professional Services, HR and Consultancy spend category.
  • You will engage C-Level stakeholders, nurturing relationships to ensure the value of Procurement is recognised.
  • You will guide and mentor your internal customers through full lifecycle sourcing projects spanning the Consultancy, Tax, Audit and Legal sub-categories, identifying opportunities to innovate the way the at 3rd party consultancy solutions are utilised.
  • You will be responsible for the definition and implementation of global category strategies. In turn, you will be expected to introduce best in class supplier management initiatives as well as further innovative 'value-add' procurement initiatives.

Experience:

  • Some Procurement experience gained in the Professional Services, HR & Consultancy categories
  • Familiar with negotiating call-off contracts and SOW's with BIG 4 consultancies as well as niche/boutique competitors
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and management skill-set; demonstrating success in influencing decision making at CxO level
  • Ideally demonstrated some experience of working in a regulated industry sector
  • Degree qualified is preferred

***Due to our clients requirements, applicants must be based in the UK and hold current/valid UK RTW***