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Supplier Relationship Manager

Supplier Relationship Manager

Location: West London

Salary: c£70k + excellent benefits

Reporting to the Commercial Leader, this is an excellent opportunity to develop, shape and drive Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) across the IT & Digital area of the business. working from within the procurement function that looks after over c£900m spend., This role represents an excellent platform for candidates who would relish the opportunity to take ownership and deliver tangible step-changes within an organisation.

The key elements to the role:

  • Develop/implement innovative, efficient and effective supplier relationships and contract management strategies, policies and procedures. This will include elements such as supplier onboarding, performance / contractual review, and governance within IT & Digital. 
  • Coaching / Training of internal staff in SRM and Contract Management best practice
  • Senior stakeholder engagement to ensure organisational and functional requirements are incorporated into SRM and Contract Management protocol
  • Drive internal take-up and compliance of systems and processes to leverage efficiencies and savings

Ideal Experience Required:

  • Strong understanding of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) / Contract Management
  • Excellent interpersonal/influencing skills, particularly in stakeholder engagement
  • Project Management skills

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@langleysearch.com quoting MB/7974.

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Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch.com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field. We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs

Senior Category Manager

Are you interested in assisting the Senior Category Lead across their engineering spend portfolio ? If so, please apply below!

My client a leading Transportation Organisation is looking for an experienced Senior Category Manager.

The culture of the company is flexible, professional and accountable. This individual will have the responsibility to develop and implement best practice category management across assigned categories of spend with the aim of maximising cost savings to the business whilst delivering best value and performance from the supply chain.

The ability to demonstrate the value of strategic procurement to the key stakeholders and provide evidence of cost savings via a more considered purchasing plan.

This role would suit someone with strong stakeholder management expertise who can handle robust stakeholders whilst being consultative.

 

Skills Required:

  • Engineering Procurement experience. Experience across Capex & Opex spend.
  • Contract performance management and supplier relationship management, across a range of spend categories.
  • Knowledge and experience of delivering procurement projects including
  • Develop and implement category strategies, sourcing and contract management projects

Experience Required:

  • The ability to draw together requirements across multiple or individual business units and gain consensus on the procurement plan from the business
  • Drive for continuous improvement, self-starter who can work independently – never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Relevant professional qualification and professional body membership ideally CIPS

 

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@langleysearch.com quoting MB/7973.

Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch.com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs

Procurement Manager

 

Our client a leading Facilities Services company is looking for an influential procurement professional to improve and drive best practice across their procurement portfolio. The main categories of focus will be FM Hard & Soft, Indirects & Fleet.

The culture of the company is open, professional and accountable. This individual will have the responsibility of evolving and implementing strategic sourcing and category management. In addition this individual will have experience influencing and educating busy senior managers about best practice procurement.  

You will have experience  of working within an developed procurement function; rapidly sourcing information, engaging with key stakeholders, analysing spend, creating workable processes and policies to result in tangible cost reductions and more strategic procurement with a focus on a number of different spends across direct and indirect.

 The ability to demonstrate the value of strategic procurement to the key stakeholders and provide evidence of cost savings via a more considered purchasing plan. 

Key Skills:

  • Ability to and evidence of rapidly coming to strong commercial conclusions
  • Indirect/Direct Procurement experience.
  • Experience in Power BI
  • Experienced in creating formal strategic procurement plans for an established function.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Skilled negotiator specifically.
  • Ability to and experience of influencing commercial decisions at board level
  • Strong Excel and IT skills are essential,

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@langleysearch.com quoting MB/7972.

 

 Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch.com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs.

 

Commercial Contract Manager

Do you have a passion for Managing the commercial and contractual aspects of complex engagements? If so bring your talents to one of the leading global professional services Firms!

Langley Search & Interim is working exclusively with a global professional services company to find two Commercial Contract Managers.

You should have the following:

  • A deep understanding of how contracts work, including regulatory issues, ensuring SLAs & KPIs adhere to.
  • Senior Supplier Relationship Management/ Contract Management experience in Financial Services or Corporate Services. You will have the knowledge & understanding of the way procurement/commercial teams operate in these sectors, their constraints, metrics, processes, mindsets & commercial strengths & weaknesses.
  • Deep experience of working in SRM or Contract Management in senior roles in the Financials Services or Corporate Services sector.
  • Strong interpersonal/influencing & communication skills at ‘C’ level both internally and externally. Assertive and articulate and can ‘pace & lead’ senior stakeholders with confidence leading to successful commercial outcomes
  • A team player who is not interested in the glory.  Able to cope with ambiguity and balance conflicting priorities balancing workload to get the optimum outcomes.
  • Be a proven strong strategic negotiator who can show you have developed new successful strategies and commercial models.  You will have delivered successful contracts with multi-million-pound value and criticality. An understanding of complex contracts including multi-entity/multi-country or global contracts may be advantageous.
  • Able to have difficult conversations and get the required outcomes for the Firm.
  • Of degree caliber, MBA and/or CIPS is desirable.

 

This role will be based out of Birmingham. Considerable flexibility around working location is offered.

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@langleysearch.com quoting MB/7963.

Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch.com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain, and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe, and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs

 

Category Lead - Marketing

Is finding strategic value in Marketing & Martech spend a passion of yours? Then bring your experience with you to a leading Financial Firm!

My Client a leading financial services firm is currently looking for a specialist Category Lead - Marketing.  The Category Lead - Marketing will report to the Head of Indirect Procurement helping internal stakeholders gain best value from their Marketing contract portfolio. 

You will work closely with CMO & their leadership team across the organisation and run tendering processes, marketing contract negotiations, and ongoing vendor management.  You will get immediately involved in projects that are currently running and must be able to manage procurement projects to tight deadlines. 

This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to see a diverse set of projects and experience marketing, sourcing, and procurement in a very interesting sector.

Skills required:

  • Marketing  sourcing and procurement experience, across the categories of ATL, BTL, Digital, Media Martech and Print
  • Negotiate and draft contract agreements to achieve the delivery of significant annual cost reduction and cost avoidance benefit
  • Expertise in Contract drafting and negotiation, ideally with the CIPS contract law module
  • Building relationships with key divisions and individuals to ascertain and understand stakeholder, business and customer requirements, strategy, challenges and opportunities. 
  • Experience of developing best practice governance, procedures and policies which protect the business from risk

Experience Required:

  • Experience in the Financial Services sector would be advantageous but not essential
  • Demonstrable experience across procurement and supplier management, preferably within the financial sector
  • Martech knowledge and experience.
  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent and MCIPS
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills.  The ability to coach and develop.
  • Procurement technical skills including negotiation skills, contract drafting, drafting of relevant RfPs etc and use of category management techniques in setting category plans
  • The ability to draw together requirements across multiple or individual business units and gain consensus on the procurement plan from the business
  • Excellent interpersonal/influencing skills

 

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@langleysearch.com quoting MB/7964.

Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch.com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs

 

 

Senior Category Lead - Engineering & FM

My Client is a leading organisation in the Transport sector. They are currently looking for a Senior Category Lead. Leading a team of up to nine Procurement Managers. The Senior Category Lead will have experience in Capex, FM, Engineering, and Utilities. The Senior Category Lead will report to the Head of Procurement Ops, helping internal stakeholders gain best value from their spend portfolio.  You will join the current team in delivering strategic projects.

You will work closely with the rest of the team to run tendering processes across Capex, Engineering & FM contract negotiations with ongoing vendor management.  You will get immediately involved in projects that are currently running and must be able to manage procurement projects to tight deadlines. 

Skills required:

  • Capex, Engineering, FM & Utilities experience sourcing and procurement experience, across the subcategories of water, fit-outs, fire, civils, and more
  • Expertise in Contract drafting and negotiation, ideally with the CIPS contract law module
  • Building relationships with key divisions and individuals to ascertain and understand stakeholder, business, and customer requirements, strategy, challenges, and opportunities. 
  • Experience in developing best practice governance, procedures, and policies which protect the business from risk
  • Strong stakeholder management expertise, and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders up to the c-suite.

Experience Required:

  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Excellent leadership. Team management experience. The ability to coach and develop.
  • Procurement technical skills including negotiation skills, contract drafting, drafting of relevant RfPs, etc, and use of category management techniques in setting category plans
  • The ability to draw together requirements across multiple or individual business units and gain consensus on the procurement plan from the business.
  • Technical understanding of utilities markets
  • Excellent interpersonal/influencing skills.
  • Demonstrate you are a team player, a good networker who will add value to any team.

 

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@langleysearch.com quoting MB/7959.

Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch.com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs

Procurement Lead - Utilises & Energy

My Client is a leading organisation in their field. They are currently looking for a specialist Category Lead – Utilities/Energy with experience in the Coal, Electricity, NG, and liquid fuels, Solar PV, Wind, AD, and EfW categories. The Category Lead will report to the Procurement Director helping internal stakeholders gain best value from their Utilities & Energy spend portfolio.  You will join the current team in delivering strategic projects.

You will work closely with the rest of the team to run tendering processes, utilities & energy contract negotiations, and ongoing vendor management.  You will get immediately involved in projects that are currently running and must be able to manage procurement projects to tight deadlines. 

This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to see a diverse set of projects and experience, sourcing and procurement in a very interesting sector.

Skills required:

  • Utilities & Energy sourcing and procurement experience, across the categories of Coal, Electricity, NG, and liquid fuels, Solar PV, Wind, AD, and EfW
  • Expertise in Contract drafting and negotiation, ideally with the CIPS contract law module
  • Building relationships with key divisions and individuals to ascertain and understand stakeholder, business, and customer requirements, strategy, challenges, and opportunities. 
  • Experience of the project lifecycle, contract implementations
  • Experience of developing best practice governance, procedures, and policies that protect the business from risk

Experience Required:

  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent and MCIPS
  • Excellent leadership.  The ability to coach and develop.
  • Procurement technical skills including negotiation skills, contract drafting, drafting of relevant RfPs etc and use of category management techniques in setting category plans
  • The ability to draw together requirements across multiple or individual business units and gain consensus on the procurement plan from the business.
  • Technical understanding of utility markets
  • Excellent interpersonal/influencing skills.
  • Demonstrate you are a team player, a good networker who will add value to any team.

 

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@langleysearch.com quoting MB/7956.

Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch.com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs

 

 

Senior Category Manager

Are you interested in assisting the Head of Procurement with a number of strategic projects across Infrastructure & Construction? If so, please apply below!

My client a leading Transportation Organisation is looking for an experienced Senior Category Manager.

The culture of the company is flexible, professional, and accountable. This individual will have the responsibility to develop and implement best practice category management across assigned categories of spend with the aim of maximising cost savings to the business whilst delivering best value and performance from the supply chain.

The ability to demonstrate the value of strategic procurement to the key stakeholders and provide evidence of cost savings via a more considered purchasing plan. 

 

Skills Required:

  • Civils & structural construction Procurement experience
  • Experience working across NEC3 & NEC4 Contracts
  • Contract performance management and supplier relationship management, across a range of spend categories.
  • Knowledge and experience in delivering procurement projects including
  • Develop and implement category strategies, sourcing, and contract management projects

 

 

Experience Required:

  • The ability to draw together requirements across multiple or individual business units and gain consensus on the procurement plan from the business
  • Knowledge and experience of procurement under the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 or Public Contract Regulations 2015.
  • Drive for continuous improvement, self-starter who can work independently – never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Relevant professional qualification and professional body membership ideally CIPS or RICS

 

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@langleysearch.com quoting MB/7948.

Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch.com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs

 

 

 

 

Procurement Lead

Are you interested in assisting the CFO with building a Greenfield Procurement function, adding value to the wider business, and making savings? If so, this is your chance!

Our client a leading Retail Organisation is looking for an experienced and influential procurement professional to develop and implement a Greenfield Procurement function on a 12-month FTC with a chance for the role to go permanent.

The Procurement Lead will report to the CFO and assist in building a robust best practice procurement function.

The culture of the company is open, professional, and accountable. This individual will have the responsibility of implementing strategic sourcing and category management. In addition, this individual will have experience building a function from Greenfield influencing and educating busy senior managers about best practice procurement.  

You will have experience developing procurement functions; in addition, experience sourcing across Indirect & Direct. Rapidly sourcing information, engaging with key stakeholders, analysing spend, and creating workable processes and policies to result in tangible cost reductions.

The ability to demonstrate the value of strategic procurement to the key stakeholders and provide evidence of cost savings via a more considered purchasing plan. 

Key Skills:

  • Ability to and evidence of rapidly coming to strong commercial conclusions.
  • Indirect Procurement experience.
  • Experienced in developing Greenfield strategic procurement plans.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong experience in making tangible savings and cost avoidance that affect the bottom line.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Skilled negotiator specifically within Indirect procurement.
  • Ability to and experience in influencing commercial decisions at board level
  • Strong Excel and IT skills are essential,

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@langleysearch.com quoting MB/7919.

Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch.com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs

 

Procurement Category Manager - Indirects

Want to add strategic value to a world-renowned luxury retail business? This is your chance, come and join them as a Procurement Category Manager!

My Client a world-renowned Luxury Retail organisation is currently looking for a specialist Procurement Category Manager. The Procurement Category Manager will report to the Head of Procurement helping internal stakeholders gain best value from their spend portfolio. This is a great opportunity to add value to an iconic organisation. You will join the current team in delivering strategic and tactical procurement projects in Indirect & Direct categories.

You will work closely with the business to run tendering processes, contract negotiations and ongoing vendor management. You will get immediately involved in projects that are currently running and must be able to manage procurement projects to tight deadlines. 

Skills required:

  • Sourcing and procurement experience, across the categories of Indirect, security, travel & finance
  • Building relationships with key divisions and individuals to ascertain and understand stakeholder, business and customer requirements, strategy, challenges and opportunities. 
  • Experience in developing best practice governance, procedures and policies which protect the business from risk
  • Create strategies that give the company an advantage during procurement negotiations. Monitor and reduce procurement costs while improving operating efficiency.

 

Experience Required:

  • Experience working in across indirect Indirect, security, travel & finance. 
  • Nurtures relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices for the company.
  • Ideally educated to degree level
  • Procurement technical skills including negotiation skills, contract drafting, drafting of relevant RfPs etc and use of category management techniques in setting category plans
  • The ability to draw together requirements across multiple or individual business units and gain consensus on the procurement plan from the business
  • Excellent interpersonal/influencing skills.

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info @ langleysearch.com quoting MB/9720.

Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch. com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field. We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs

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