Indirect Procurement Manager

England, London
£45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
08 Mar 2019
22 Apr 2019
Shiva Davoodi
Specialist Area
Category Manager, Procurement
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Manager - Greenfield - FTSE100 Energy Giant

As a result of a huge transformation of their procurement function, FTSE100 client has a newly created procurement manager opportunity on their team. Operating across 6 European countries, this prestigious energy major is a force to be reckoned with in the utilities space and with aggressive expansion plans towards 2020, this is an exciting time to join.

The recent transformation of the team has led to an influx of investment, creating a best in class procurement function and as a result the firm is seeking a highly experienced procurement manager to head up the innovation and professional services categories. Entering a greenfield category, the Procurement Manager will be responsible for executing strategy across the group and management a spend of circa £100m.

The Procurement Manager will be responsible for:

  • Providing expert advice to senior stakeholder and leading the design and implementation of complex category strategy within a greenfield environment.

  • Leading the sourcing activities across innovation and professional services, working strategically to identify sustainable, long term saving opportunities.
  • The full procurement process, from contract negotiation to implementation and management of contracts/ suppliers thereafter.
  • Partnering with stakeholders to understand business needs to optimise business operations and skilfully manage a complex £ Multi-million procurement spend.

The Procurement Manager will have:

  • Strong end to end procurement experience, specialising within indirect procurement. Any additional experience within innovation or debt management is beneficial.
  • A strategic and flexible approach to dealing with stakeholder and suppliers
  • Degree and CIPS

This world-class European FTSE100 organisation is renowned for developing and promoting internal talent, so this newly created position will allow for rapid career progression with the opportunity to gain exposure to other categories.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that promotes agile working and rapid career progression. For more information, or to apply, please contact Shiva at

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