Procurement Manager - Travel - ?65K
Job Reference: 3786-210512
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 21/05/2012
||1st Executive Search & Selection
||£55000 to £65000 per annum (Extras: Bonus + Excellent Corporate Benefits)
Our client, a market leading provider of outsourced Procurement & Supply Chain solutions, with significant UK Market share and demonstrating year on year growth, requires a Procurement Manager to deliver end to end Travel sourcing projects on behalf of 3rd party clients.
The Travel Procurement manager will be tasked with delivering strategic sourcing projects on behalf of 3rd party clients. As such, the jobholder is expected to run full life cycle procurement projects to achieve cost reduction and deliver value for key client stakeholders. Remit of the role covers the breadth of the Travel Procurement Category; encompassing Hotels, Air, Agencies, Car Rentals, and Corporate Cards.
In turn, the jobholder will be expected to help build Travel sourcing capability, through the coaching and mentoring of client staff.
Applications are also welcomed from candidates who have moved into Procurement from a Corporate Travel Management background;
- Deep Travel Procurement expertise
- Excellent strategic sourcing process management & improvement experience, across the end to end life cycle
- Excellent stakeholder and supplier relationship management skills
- Strong negotiation and influencing skills
- Ideally Degree and MCIPS qualified