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  • Job Reference:965396CR_1619694143

  • Job Type: Contract

  • Job Industry: Financial Services/insurance

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Procurement Manager - IT & Indirect (9 month)

  • Job Salary: Competitive Salary

Job Start Date: ASAP

A market leading, national insurance organisation has a brand new 9 Month FTC role whilst going through a busy and successful period are looking for a Procurement Manager – Technology & General Expenses expert to support the existing function in a number of operational and new strategic key projects

There is a lot of change parallel to a time the business is storming with revenues, so there a numerous additional projects which the current team cannot take on themselves, so for at least 12 months they will need some extra pair of hands.

Please note: As a business due to COVID-19, they are entirely working from home and will be for the foreseeable, but once things go back to normal you will need to be in a commutable distance from their HQ, but still operating a very flexible WFH policy.

Role and responsibilities:

* Support the Head of Procurement and existing permanent team on a number of projects
* Partner with key internal stakeholders to create category strategies for immediate, and longer term benefits
* Create sourcing and SRM policies & processes to ensure consistent approach to procurement
* Continuously work on strengthening the group procurement function
* Abel to manage work load, in a complex environment in a matrix business
* Use group leverage to scale projects business wide and create more efficient service delivery

Experience and requirements:

* Proven procurement experience in IT and Technology, and some General services
* Working in a multi-site, matrix organisation to be able to understand added complexity
* Some professional or corporate services category experience is preferable
* Demonstrable experience in partnering and managing key, senior-level internal stakeholders
* Able to create, or develop category plans at a group level
* Motivated, confident, driven and always looking for the next project or improvement
* CIPS or degree qualified is preferable, but not essential

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