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Procurement Operations Manager/ £80k

Procurement Operations Manager/ £80k

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    £60000 - £80000 per annum

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    George Purkiss

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    over 1 year ago

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1st Executive have been tasked with recruiting a Procurement Operations Manager, with responsibility for the development and management of best practice operational processes, practices, policies and technology tools, on behalf of a key player in the global Insurance market. The jobholder will create an awareness of Procurement best practice, and a culture of continuous improvement.

Lead & manage the Procurement Technology and Data Team (6), driving higher team performance, simplification mindsets, team learning & clear priorities in controlled financial services regulated environment to our global stakeholders in a fast paced, demanding operational environment.

The jobholder will be tasked with developing a common 'best-practice' approach to procurement, as well implementing appropriate technology (P2P), Contracts Management Solutions, Risk Assessment and MI reporting tools (KPI's & Dashboards). In turn, the jobholder will provide operational support and guidance on all procurement related process and systems issues.

By driving continuous improvement across the procurement function the jobholder will ensure that the team is delivering against savings targets, efficiency measures, values, internal satisfaction levels and agreed timescales. Furthermore, the jobholder will ensure improved utilisation of ERP systems and eSourcing tools.

By designing Procurement Policy, and related processes that incorporate Ethics and CSR requirements, the jobholder will ensure the function is capable of passing internal and external audits (including CIPS accreditation).


  • Deep evidence of Procurement Operations - gained in a complex, matrix, blue-chip organisation
  • Experience in supporting the development of process and systems strategy for Group Procurement functions
  • Evidence of developing, leading, coaching and mentoring Procurement team members
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of operational procurement and associated process design and implementation
  • Ideally Degree qualified