Global Procurement Information and Systems Manager

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
London (South)
£70000 - £80000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Opportunity to accelerate your career working on strategic global projects Great location and package Client Details FTSE 100 company Market leader in their industry Description Develop and implement procurement data strategy ensuring it is aligned with the overall business objectives. Develop and implement the contract database, covering all current and future contracts with all non-customer third parties including property leases Produce, maintain and improve spend data reporting at country, regional, global and category level. Manage any third parties employed to enrich and report out on procurement or contract data. Work with regional Procurement and finance teams to enhance data input to source systems Establish clear KPI's and SLA's, in line with business requirements, and manage supplier performance against these within a culture of continuous improvement. Monitor and analyse company performance to ensure compliance against key contractual terms and commitments. Provide management information reports to enable category managers to; perform regular market testing and benchmarking against existing contracts to ensure they maintain market competitiveness and deliver value for money. Provide management information to enable category managers to continuously seek opportunities to leverage the category spend to further reduce supplier costs, drive out additional savings, and improve overall efficiencies Provide leadership and support as required to ensure successful mobilisation of new supply contracts. Drive value from a spend category on a global basis. Drive the P2P strategy for the planned global ERP implementation. Profile Demonstrable experience in a professional purchasing data role, preferably within a FTSE 100 or equivalent company. Previous experience of developing and implementing a procurement data enrichment and reporting program across multiple countries in a complex environment. Degree level qualification or equivalent Formal purchasing qualification preferable. Database, Finance, or management information qualification preferable Project management preferable. Database manipulation Management reporting and executive level reporting Summarising and consolidating complex data to reports Developing contracts databases that are simple and user friendly Procurement activity on a multi-regional / global basis preferred. Strong commercial acumen, knowledge of contract law, good financial management and proven communication skills (both verbal and written). Experienced in working alongside multiple procurement technology stacks including eProcurement, eAuction and on line Catalogue Ordering Systems, such as SAP and Ariba preferable. Able to influence key stakeholders at all levels of the organisation. Proactive management style Ethical leader. Thought leader in Procurement data and information management. Tough negotiator Prepared to travel throughout the Globe Willing to adopt a flexible approach to the fulfilment of work commitments. Job Offer Develop and control the Global procurement data and Information, providing reports and controls across all spend categories globally. Develops, manages and controls procurement data strategies and programs that satisfy varied business requirements. Develops data and information management strategies working with procurement teams and the wider business. Ensures internal customer satisfaction through feedback and corrective action mechanisms. Creates and manages programme reporting including presentations to management sponsors. Combines cross-functional teams, supplier relationships and organizational capabilities into successful programmes. May also have direct responsibility for a global spend portfolio to drive value from a specific category. This job was originally posted as