Procurement Manager

Location City of London
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £70,000 + package
Contact email: michael.babatunde@langleysearch.com
Job ref: MB//767236
Published: 14 days ago

​Our client, a leading integrated wealth management and professional services group with over 186 years of experience is seeking a talented Group Procurement Manager to join their team in London. With a mission to place the power of good advice into more hands, this organization is committed to providing access to quality financial guidance for everyone.

Position Overview

As the Group Procurement Manager, you will be pivotal in managing procurement activities and contract management solutions across allocated categories. Collaborating closely with key stakeholders, you will be a trusted Business Partner, providing expert procurement advice and support. This position offers the opportunity to make a significant impact within a well-established and reputable organization.

Responsibilities

  • Act as the primary point of contact for property and facilities procurement queries, offering expert advice and guidance

  • Partner with key stakeholders across the Group to ensure effective management of procurement requirements and contract management solutions

  • Support the Senior Group Procurement Manager in high-value and complex projects, deputising as necessary

  • Identify savings opportunities in collaboration with the Facilities Business Manager

  • Manage the Procurement Pipeline and Tracker, ensuring projects are completed successfully

  • Conduct commercial and contract negotiations, implementing appropriate tactics to achieve favourable outcomes

  • Own the end-to-end procurement process, including ITT/RFPs, RFIs, and RFQs

  • Develop relationships with existing suppliers to reduce costs, enhance service, and deliver innovation and sustainability benefits

  • Ensure all procurement activities align with internal Procurement Policy & Procedures

  • Ensure all contracts meet Group policy, regulatory, and industry standards

Requirements

  • Proven experience in indirect procurement, with exposure to property, facilities, IT, and Marketing categories

  • Strong knowledge of property lease and facilities contracts, as well as relocation projects

  • Experience in end-to-end strategic procurement, ideally within the Financial Services sector

  • Ability to influence and win over stakeholders

  • Experience in environment-related improvements in relation to ESG

  • Proficiency in drafting and interpreting contracts and clauses

  • Strong commercial negotiation and supplier relationship management skills

  • Sound understanding of procurement category management

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications

  • Commercial awareness, business acumen, and ability to analyze data for effective decision-making

  • Self-motivated with high energy to drive results and meet deadlines

Benefits

  • Competitive salary

  • Private medical insurance

  • Life assurance

  • Pension contribution

  • Hybrid working model

  • Generous holiday package with the option to purchase additional days

  • Shared parental leave

Alongside this attractive benefits package, you'll be part of a value-driven organisation that champions diversity, equity, and inclusion. With highly active employee resource groups and ongoing initiatives, our client is dedicated to creating a workspace where all colleagues feel respected, supported, and empowered to achieve their full potential.

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/767263.

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