Procurement Manager opportunity for an established and highly successful and leading Financial Services PLC. You will be based in the company’s accessible and modern offices on the South Coast. The role offers great support and an environment where your hard work will be rewarded; there are opportunities for flexible/home working.
You will be responsible for sourcing activity and category management for the Professional Services and HR/Recruitment categories, so ideally you will have good HR & Professional Services Category experience. However if you are a talented Generalist with a history of creating category plans and strategies and aligning these to reduce cost and mitigate risk, we would also be keen to hear from you.
This is a great company to work for, where the culture supports you in your development and what you can achieve; they will help you thrive in an environment where you’ll be supported to work flexibly and autonomously, sharing in the businesses success and rewarded for a great performance with a generous benefits package.
Procurement Manager Job Duties:
Procurement Manager responsible for sourcing activity and category management for the Professional Services and HR/Recruitment categories for Legal and General.
Operating as part of the Group function working on all elements of the sourcing cycle running tenders and leading contract negotiations as well as providing coaching and guidance to the business units.
Creating category plans and strategies and aligning these with pipeline to reduce cost and mitigate risk.
Collaborating with team members, business partners and stakeholders to deliver the best outcomes for the business and customers.
Procurement Manager Skills Required:
Professional Services and HR / Recruitment category expertise is essential
MCIPs ideal but not essential
Experience / use of P2P systems (Oracle I Proc) ideal but not essential.
Strong negotiator with good contract drafting skills
Competent in all aspects of the sourcing cycle - RFI / RFP / E Auction etc.
Ability to work as a team and independently.
Employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days' holiday (plus one day after two years), private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and the company’s own great products.