Procurement Manager - Resourcing (Cost Savings/P&Ls)

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    London, England

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    £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits

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    Gemma Grayson

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    10 months ago

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Procurement Manager - Resourcing (Cost Savings/P&Ls)

Option to work from home 2 days per week

We are actively looking to secure a Procurement Manager to join Experis as one of our expert consultants, delivering services to our clients.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.

The Role:

This role is responsible for managing a Supplier Category in excess of £75m of spend per annum, being the face of the Supplier Category and supporting the Optimisation and Rationalisation programme for Suppliers in the Supplier Category that feeds in to the wider supplier Transformation Programme.

The role will contribute to delivering the cost base target for supplier rationalisation, as well as identifying and nurturing strategic supplier alliances to ensure future success, whilst maximising commercial opportunities with suppliers within the supplier category.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of a supplier category (Services and Resourcing)
  • Accountable for the development of cost-based transformation plans & the optimisation of suppliers in the category
  • Coordinate and evaluate opportunities and assess underlying risk, making recommendations on how to address opportunities.
  • Work with Procurement, Operational teams & Finance to deliver cost saving opportunities against agreed plans
  • Responsible for the delivery of cost savings over the short to medium term
  • Contribute to the delivery of contract commitment within cost targets, contract profit and revenue growth for a small subset of a larger contract or a subset of a small to medium sized contract(s).
  • Contribute to the maintenance and development of customer relationships and satisfaction, ensuring delivery of commitments within service level agreements.
  • Lead business change to deliver optimised supplier spend
  • Key point of call for suppliers, and escalation point on both sides owning resolution of any partner disputes/escalations/issues
  • Commercial lead for supplier negotiations: create or sign-off the commercially acceptable position with suppliers, drafts & delivers negotiation strategies, exit plans etc
  • Lead on any ITTs relating to the suppliers within a particular category - inputs commercial assumptions into proposition's and solution the business cases and into bids
  • Work with the functional teams - in particular the sales channels, products and service - to make recommendations on supplier choices to maximise commercial opportunities
  • Develop and maintain governance proposal for suppliers within the supplier category
  • Manage the commercial terms in supplier contracts

Essential Skills:

  • You will have commercial experience within a B2B or B2C environment. This includes Profit and Loss management, business casing, complex analysis and modelling.
  • Direct negotiations with Suppliers to deliver cost savings.
  • Resourcing experience

Desirable Skills:

  • You will have experience managing senior internal and external stakeholders
  • You will have demonstrated creative and innovative thinking to challenge the status quo.
  • You will have experience in complex negotiations
  • You will have deep knowledge of how Profit and Loss work
  • You will have attention to detail, being able to understand and navigate complex commercial constructs and legal contracts.

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance. For more information, please contact Gemma Grayson via