Procurement Manager - Indirect

Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Michael Babatunde

Contact email:
Job ref: MB//8155
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

My client, a global Professional Services firm, is currently looking for a Procurement Manager - Indirects. The Procurement Manager - Indirects will be based out of the Newcastle office.

The Procurement Manager will be responsible for supporting major sourcing projects not limited to FM, Marketing, Travel & Professional Services, they will also provide guidance & partner with the wider firm on all procurement matters.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone wanting to see a diverse set of projects and experience across sourcing, and procurement in an exciting sector.

Responsibilities required:

  • End to End sourcing activities including contract management

  • Presenting and delivering business cases to senior leaders up to Board level

  • Raising the profile of procurement

  • Making savings and adding value

  • Contract drafting and negotiation,

  • Building relationships with key divisions and individuals to ascertain and understand stakeholder, business and customer requirements, strategy, challenges, and opportunities.

Experience Required:

  • Global procurement experience, ideally in a multinational organisation.

  • Procurement technical skills including negotiation skills, contract drafting, drafting of relevant RfPs etc and use of category management techniques in setting category plans

  • Ability to draft board packs and business cases

  • 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.

  • Entrepreneurial mindset, intellectually curious

  • 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 quoting MB/8155.

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