Do you have an indepth knowledge of Procurement, sourcing management, supplier management or category management? If so then we may have the role for you, our client a large financial services firm based in Edinburgh are looking for someone to assist in day to day transformation work as well as looking at how the client undertakes procurement across the business. This is an initial 6 month contract based in Edinburgh.
Work across all global functions and be part of a team to apply appropriate strategic sourcing approaches and methodology with the functions. Experience of value add items such as competency frameworks for procurement, training and development, stakeholder engagement for educational work around procurement, consolidation of processes, systems and tools, eprocurements, governance frameworks etc would be an advantage. Actively lead colleagues through all steps of the procurement and outsourcing processes, to ensure best value for money is achieved and risks are identified and mitigated. Advise the businesses on efficient and effective procurement strategies and provide recommendations on how supply chain performance can be improved. Negotiate with suppliers to establish commercially robust agreements. Develop and maintain a broad knowledge of relevant supplier markets to enable identification and assessment of commercial opportunities
Membership of UK and Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply preferable Procurement expertise across multiple categories and a high level negotiation proficiency Comprehensive understanding of complex legal agreements Experience of Global/ Regional/ Local procurement including spend and contract analysis, supplier rationalisation and consolidation, demand management, and TSA Exit. High level of experience of supporting complex global change projects and their senior sponsors. Experienced in managing major projects with a strong track record of achieving the project goals, ideally within a financial services environment. Highly agile and adaptable to change, with the ability to deliver innovative and effective solutions at pace.
Job reference: 11880
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