Job Description

  • Job Reference:963452CR_1612784025

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Manufacturing

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Hertfordshire

  • Job Title: Group Procurement Manager - FM

  • Job Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

A brand new role in the midst of a group procurement re-structuring, to support the business across all HR and Consultancy spend globally as Global Category Manager – FM

This role will be reporting in the Head of Indirect Procurement, to own, develop and create group procurement strategies across FM – this will encompass: Hard and Soft FM working at group level – in addition to this, you will be directly managing one person who will support you on the category. To be suitable for this role you will need to have worked for global, multi-site, multi-regional businesses working internally with senior-level stakeholders and truly be a SME in the FM category.

Roles and responsibilities:

* Create, develop and implement strategic procurement strategies across group FM, Hard and Soft
* Report directly into the board to manage create a forward thinking strategy for the group
* Understand the scope, scale and current layout of the category to initiate category plans
* No team leadership in this role, but utilise other more junior team members for support
* Advise local and regional key stakeholders on technical improvements whilst ensuring best service efficiencies
* Work with the legal department in ensuring contracts are compliant and have best SLA’s in place
* Challenge department leads on current process using market knowledge on potential improvements

Experience and requirements:

* Have deep category knowledge and proven procurement experience in the FM
* Experience in writing category strategies in a global, blue chip sized company
* Confident negotiator when working with whatever level of internal or external stakeholder
* Able to support a business whilst they embark complex transformation
* Previously develop sourcing and RFP strategies to roll out across wider company
* Highly motivated to work in a hectic, busy and fast paced environment working under pressure
* MCIPS and Degree preferable, not essential



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