Procurement Lead - Banking

  • Category
    Purchasing - Procurement
  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • External Reference
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Procurement Lead - 6M Contract - Manchester - £550 - £650 Per Day LTD

The Company
An experienced Procurement Lead is required by a successful banking client. This will be an initial 6 month contact, based in the Manchester office.

The Role
The position will work with the relevant Executive Committee (ExCo) member/s to develop, agree and implement a business strategy that ensures relevant goods and services are procured in a cost effective and efficient manner for the business.

*You will take ownership of overall spend for relevant ExCo member/s and categories of spend
*You will support the Director of Procurement in delivering the overall Procurement Strategy
*You will ensure relevant oversight of identified suppliers through the Supplier Contract Managers (x 2 Direct reports)
*You will develop, lead and deliver relevant strategies and procurement projects within the overall procurement programme
*You will provide support, advice and guidance to business users, and lead on areas such as market analysis, supplier development, tender processes, data analysis and negotiation to ensure savings are delivered within a best practice framework.
*You will lead on related negotiations with suppliers to ensure savings are achieved, and value for money and efficiencies are secured for the business.
*You will develop and deploy expertise within a particular area of spend as required to achieve best value procurement solutions.
*You will develop and manage relationships with key suppliers that contribute to capacity and capability development, enhance control of the supply chain, process improvement and promote a partnering

Experience Required
*Prior experience of managing C-suite and senior relationships with confidence and gravitas to influence and challenge appropriately.
*Strong procurement/commercial experience at a senior level
*Excellent commercial skills and experience in sourcing a broad range of good and services
*Evidence of developing and implementing successful category strategies
*Management of end to end RFP processes, contract award and supplier management
*Strong negotiation and stakeholder management skills
*Educated to degree level
*CIPS or working towards
*Experience working in a FTSE100/FTSE250 and/or financial services/banking sector experience

If the above sounds like you then please apply now for immediate consideration! Spring Technology acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Spring Group UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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