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Procurement Manager

My Client a leading Technology organisation is currently looking for a specialist Category Manager across Professional Services, Subcontracts & Indirect services. The Category Manager will report to the Head of indirect Procurement helping internal stakeholders gain best value from their spend portfolio.  You will join the current team in delivering strategic and tactical procurement projects in Subcontract, Professional Services & indirect 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 subcontracts, professional services & indirects
  • 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 working in blue chip organisations.
  • 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/8057.

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 - FM & Engineering

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, Utilities & fuels, 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, 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. 

 

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, the ability to build relationships with stakeholders up to 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, and 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

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.

 

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

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