Lead Buyer- Global HR, Professional Services

Bramwith Consulting
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
06 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Lead Buyer- Global HR & Professional Services- International Technology Business- Surrey/West London- £35,000 - £45,000 plus extensive package Having successfully launched a new product and service offering in the UK and US, this leading Global Technology Business are on a campaign to build a world class Procurement Function out of their West London Office to deliver global cost savings across their corporate functions. Having expanded to over 25,000 staff globally, a priority procurement hire is into the HR & Professional Services space to deliver innovative staff benefit and corporate services solutions. Lead Buyer Procurement Responsibilities will include:- Deriving outstanding cost and value benefit for the business across their HR and Professional Services spends through effective tendering and supplier performance management Striving to improve global procurement process through the effective education of the wider business as to the value proposition the function can offer Identifying under-performing suppliers and assessing their continued suitability for the business in its current state, making recommendations to the Board of Directors for a change of strategic direction where appropriate Managing key vendor relationships with the Big4 Management Consultancies, Insurance Providers and Magic Circle Legal Firms Procurement Background and Skills Required:- Deep experience in leading the full cradle to grave procurement lifecycle, pulling together strategic tenders, executing robust contracts and managing supplier performance A strong procurement career trajectory to date, with examples of in role progression being entrusted with increased responsibility on sourcing projects Expert communication skillset, with the ability to influence stakeholders at C-Level Degree 2:1 (or equivalent) and CIPS With a wealth of opportunity arising over the coming year within procurement, this leading Global Technology Business are looking to fill their procurement function with strategic, commercial and pro-active procurement professionals. With the success of the function dependant on the quality of the candidate they bring in, the joining Lead Buyer will benefit from close attention and upskilling directly from the CPO and Procurement directors. For more information please send a CV to Harry at Keywords:- Procurement, Lead Buyer, Supplier Management, Contracts Management, Global, Indirect, HR, Professional Services, Value, Cost, TCO, Strategic Sourcing, Degree, CIPS, London, Technology This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66810872

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