Senior Buyer - Outsourcing - FTSE 50

Bramwith Consulting
London (Central)
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Package
15 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Senior Buyer - Outsourcing FTSE 100 Professional Services Firm - London or Reading - Up to £45,000 Competitive Package This globally renowned FTSE 100 Professional Services firm is undergoing a major transformation in their Global Procurement Function, resulting in an increased focus on major outsourcing projects. With over £150Million invested in third party agreements, this is a huge growth area for the business and therefore the successful candidate joining the team will be on trajectory for incredible career progression. Outsourcing Senior Buyer Role and Responsibilities: Lead end to end tenders with The Big 4 and specialised consultancies in areas such as professional services and HR, achieving outstanding value and quality of service whilst reducing costs Develop strategic relationships with critical suppliers, regularly reviewing existing contracts to ensure SLA's (service level agreements) are met Working alongside Senior Procurement Managers and benefitting from one to one mentorship whilst having the autonomy to manage £Multi-Million spends Business partner with senior internal stakeholders to ensure procurement is fully delivering to the needs of the company, developing best practice procurement Key Procurement Experience and Background Required: Experience of the full end to end strategic procurement process, particularly leading complex tenders and negotiations to proven successful results Preferably experienced in one or more outsourcing tender, across IT/Technology, Professional Services or Facilities, interacting with the likes of the Big 4 and global technology providers Strong relationship management skills; able to effectively work with suppliers to ensure SLA's are being kept whilst building strong internal relationships with senior stakeholders Excellent academics and professional qualifications are preferred but not necessary If you are an ambitious buyer with experience of outsourcing within Procurement, this is the role for you. Working closely with senior managers, you will benefit from mentorship from day one to be developed into the future leadership of the Procurement function. Managing £Multi-Million spends from day one, this role requires an individual who has the hunger to succeed in a global business. Send a copy of your CV to or apply directly via this job board for more information. Key words: Procurement, Procurement Outsourcing, Buyer, Senior Buyer, Procurement Manager, Category Manager, Procurement Buyer, Outsourcing, Outsource, Professional Services, IT, Technology, IT Procurement, Global, FTSE 100, Mentorship, CIPS, Career Progression, London, Reading, Flexible Working This job was originally posted as