Procurement Manager

  • Location

    South West England, England

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500 - £600 per day

  • Contact:

    Helena Hughes

  • Contact email:

    helena.hughes@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00027282_1550678288

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Start: Flexible
Length: 12 Months
Rate: £500PD - £600PD
Location: Swindon

My client in Swindon is looking for a Procurement Manager, ideally from a Financial Services background and someone who would consider themselves to be a Digital SME.

You will be responsible for:
Conducting sourcing transactions
Able to analyse data and complex inputs to support business decisions
Managing internal and external stakeholders to ensure the development and delivery of value add contracts from 3rd party relationships
Creating contractual documentation with vendors and capturing commercial risks.

We need someone to take the lead on high-profile aspects of the ongoing procurement transformation, being responsible for a variety of Digital procurement sub-categories. You need to be able to build and develop long-lasting relationships with both C-Level Stakeholders and key suppliers as well as develop and implement the strategy.

Skill Set:
In depth experience of Procurement, ideally within Digital
Good exposure to a Financial Services environment, having worked within the procurement function of a market-leading organisation in a previous role
A thorough understanding of purchasing tools and techniques
A demonstrable knowledge of techniques to deliver continuous cost savings and add value