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Group Purchasing Manager Professional Services

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Company: Bis Henderson
Contract: PERM
Location: London, United Kingdom

Group Purchasing Manager – Professional Services

11 month Fixed Term Contract


Competitive salary and benefits package

Our client is a leader in the FMCG sector and has an 11 month Fixed Term Contract opportunity for a Purchasing Professional with a depth of Professional Services Category experience. As a Group Purchasing Manager you will deliver sustainable benefits (cost savings, reduced risk of supply, etc.) to the Group companies.

Key Requirements

  • Experience of working within Group Purchasing within a Category Management structure
  • A depth of experience in Professional Services category management, including experience of consultancy services, financial services and creation of PSL agreements
  • Cost Price Reduction (CPR) and top to top negotiations with suppliers is a key aspect to this role together with the ability to confidently manage the relationships you hold with your suppliers.
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and skilled in working in a collaborative and transparent manner.
  • Analysing expenditure, budgets, forecasts and costs, you will generate insights and share with stakeholders and the wider teams.
  • You will be responsible for managing the new consultancy governance process, securing engagement across the business.
  • You will have the ability to influence and challenge where necessary, regularly speaking within the director network.
  • Experience of working in an international matrix organisation preferred
  • Must be able to travel across sites within the UK and France.
  • Degree qualified
  • French language skills desirable

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