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£108K Procurement Category Lead - Mergers

£108K Procurement Category Lead - Mergers

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    Edinburgh, Scotland

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    £90000 - £108000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

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    Harry Noble

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    5 months ago

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Role: SRM Category Lead

Salary: Up to £108K + Excellent Benefits

Location: Edinburgh or London base location (1 or 2 days in office per week - choose London or Edinburgh)

Are you a Senior Procurement Manager with experience of delivering complex Merger and Acquisition sourcing projects working closely with Supplier Partner portfolio's? This is a newly created role and a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the continued growth of a newly transformed Procurement function!


Key to your success in this role will be the ability to develop key stakeholder relationships with the C-suite community and manage key Supplier Partners, positioning Procurement as a "value-add" business partner. Ultimately, you will be tasked with managing a team accountable for 3rd party spend, driving commercial value across a broad range of business critical Procurement projects/Merger and Acquisition - supporting the organisations journey towards digitisation.

You will need to:

  • Be commercially astute, financially literate and legally competent to negotiate contracts
  • Demonstrate hands on Procurement experience and managing 3rd party partners, extracting value from key supplier partner relationships (SRM)
  • Have strong influencing skills and leadership, with the gravitas to negotiate credibly with suppliers and engage with the CIO and the executive management team
  • Be results driven with a track record of achievement while adaptable in the face of adversity


  • Demonstrate a blend of category experience and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) - specifically Merger and Acquisition
  • Have specific experience in M&A, Strategic Partner Management and Governance within Procurement
  • You will demonstrate hands on Procurement experience gained in a complex 'blue-chip' environment
  • Experience in strategic supplier management, engagement, alignment and complex supplier negotiations
  • You will be comfortable operating in an autonomous Procurement environment, and be willing to lead and manage end to end sourcing projects and supplier portfolio's.
  • Degree qualified