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Procurement Technology & Process Team Manager

Procurement Technology & Process Team Manager

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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 are mandated with a well-known Tier 1 Financial Services organisation, currently searching for a Procurement Technology and Process Team Manager.

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.

  • Technology selection, design & execution of strategic end-to-end procurement systems, global strategy, design, MI & on-going management working with Legal, IT, Finance, Risk and Supplier Assurance teams with simple customer experience, and use at the heart. (currently Ariba)
  • Delivery accountability for global change management in the technology solution (P2P, Analytics, Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Lifecycle, Risk, SharePoint sites) aligning our innovation aspirations with 3rd party technology roadmaps.
  • Day to day successful delivery of operational procurement (supplier maintenance, enablement, support to finance, IT, reporting, sanctions checking, bank verification checks, data governance as per GDPR)
  • Proactive engagement and deeper relationships with our key global stakeholders through the Global Supply Governance Forum. This includes all markets and Legal and Finance functions and our offshore partner.
  • Strong Supplier Management of our Procurement Technology Suppliers (currently Ariba, with links to other providers)
  • Deliver day to day technical support to the regional procurement teams with strong stakeholder focus.

Detailed Role Specific Skills/ Knowledge

  • In depth knowledge of procurement technology (ideally Ariba) and procurement processes
  • Clear and articulate communicator, able to tailor messaging to all levels and variety of technical awareness.
  • Strong commercial awareness & business skills
  • Robust working knowledge of end to end Category Management & SRM processes.
  • Ability to interpret complex data
  • IT Knowledge - Advanced skills in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Ariba, Qlik / Power BI
  • Good working knowledge of demand management relating to transactional supply requirements.


  • People management experience
  • Proven track record of delivery & management of managing Procurement technical change in a global environment
  • Proven up to date market knowledge of e-procurement including Ariba
  • Procurement at a senior level influencing strategy and execution to drive business benefit
  • Strong relationship management at all levels, internally & externally
  • Ability to work globally, adapting to different cultural environments
  • Working within a demanding, fast evolving environment with conflicting priorities
  • Some Category Management experience also would be beneficial