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  • Location

    Bromley, Kent

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kate Garrett

  • Contact email:

    kate.garrett@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KG2123_1565619192

Butler Ross are working closely with a financial services organisation based in Bromley to support them in the recruitment of a Procurement Manager (Professional Services). This position has become available due to internal promotion, and the company offers good progression plans as well as a strong benefits package

Main responsibilities of the Procurement Manager (Professional Services)

  • Take responsibility for cost reduction plans
  • Create category strategies for indirect procurement categories (ideally, Professional Services)
  • Contribute to the management and development of procurement policy
  • Enforce effective category management
  • Review and update the current contracts and analyse risks
  • Evaluate supplier performance and draw up reports
  • Identifying trends in the market and working with suppliers and stakeholders to create solutions which will ultimately lead to further successes within the business
  • Proactively identify, evaluate and drive opportunities of procurement options to provide value for money
  • Identifying trends in the market and working with suppliers and stakeholders to create solutions which will ultimately lead to further successes within the business
  • To ensure that compliance and best value is achieved for all tenders carried out
  • To quantify and deliver procurement savings in accordance with agreed objectives
  • To ensure that financial regulations are adhered to throughout all procurement exercises
  • Contribute to the management and development of procurement policy
  • To support a collaborative, supportive and approachable ethos for work with colleagues across the business

Skills & Experience required of the Procurement Manager (Professional Services)

  • Experience in a strategic procurement role
  • Knowledge of sourcing indirect procurement categories (ideally, Professional Services)
  • Knowledge of complex contract management
  • Ability to drive the team to achieve
  • Extensive category management experience - creating category and procurement strategies
  • Degree or equivalent CIPS qualification
  • Stakeholder engagement experience
  • Demonstrate experience at delivering savings to an organisation through effective category management
  • Experience leading the full end to end procurement process
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously
  • Ability to analyse contracts and manage contracts at all levels