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  • Job Reference:968214CR_1648028027

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Financial Services/insurance

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Greater-manchester

  • Job Title: Procurement Manager - IT & Services (Greenfield)

  • Job Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

This is a fully Greenfield procurement opportunity, for an experienced Procurement Manager to join a very successful, award winning Banking, Lending, Mortgage and Financial Services employer in the North West who are looking to embed a manded procurement function into the company.

A perfect opportunity to shape, design and reap the rewards from sculpting procurement as you see it. Having a Procurement Specialist to support you, you will tackle the bigger and more complex contracts which tend to all land within IT or Technology related spend, then gradually work toward the other areas of corporate services spend. This is a real start-from-scratch position, with no MRP/ERP systems with spend data, processes or procurement policy.

Role & responsibilities:

* Manage 75% IT spend (all sub-categories) and other indirect and corporate spend
* Manage, mentor and develop a Procurement Specialist
* Analyse all current spend across the company’s services to identify improvement or cost saving opportunities
* End-to-end procurement process, sourcing to on-going supplier relationship management
* Reporting into the Group COO, to implement strategy to achieve long term company benefits
* Analyse current spend across designated categories and identify potential cost savings
* Advise internal stakeholders of internal suppliers
* Approach stakeholders who may not have used a procurement approach in the past to sell the benefits of procurement
* Implement procurement strategies and policies into the company so it can be run on-going

Experience and requirements:

* Extensive procurement experience in IT spend, across all sub-categories
* Exposure to other corporate services procurement would be preferable
* Strong stakeholder management, capable of holding your own
* Implemented procurement strategies into a function or company
* Experience in managing the full procurement process
* Confident in influencing and communicating with all levels of stakeholder
* A strong negotiator when working with new or existing suppliers
* MCIPS Qualification desirable, not essential

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