Reference:AJB JB FS CON 37

Date: 12 Mar, 2021

Location: City of London

Assignment Profile:

Our client is a highly regarded Regulatory Consultancy They are seeking a Senior Procurement Manager (SME) to assist clients understand how technology can drive business performance. You will be responsible for developing the Procurement Technology delivery capability and driving strategy through large-scale Procurement transformation. You will be the ‘go to’ person Procurement technology and play a key role in the growing of propositions to sell and deliver large programmes. You’ll have a proven track record of helping clients reach their desired outcomes. On the technical side, you’ll need a thorough understanding of the Procurement technology landscape including solutions such as Coupa, SAP Ariba, Jaggaer, Oracle and /or Ivalua. You will be responsible for delivering and managing large-scale and high-profile digital procurement engagements for FTSE/blue chip organisations, as well as playing a leading role in driving sales/business development activity. Other duties will include; Assessment of a client’s existing procurement capability against leading practice, identifying improvement areas across people, process and technology Providing insight on the procurement technology market across Source to Pay, Supply Management, Analytics, Category Management and Supplier Risk Management Helping clients to develop a digital strategy for Procurement that leverages cloud-based Source to Pay technology, advanced analytics, collaborative category management technology, robotics process automation and AI solutions Building technology roadmaps that drive speed to value for our clients Supporting the sourcing and evaluation of digital solutions to meet business requirements Developing robust business cases to evaluate options and unlock investment Transforming our clients Source to Pay process through implementing leading practice technologies, often managing multi-year, complex global programmes across large-scale organisations

Candidate Profile:

Own engagement management activities for digital Procurement engagements, including client relationship management, budget ownership and supporting team members to deliver outstanding outcomes for our clients Overall accountability for the delivery and quality of client deliverables Supervise and performance manage colleagues working on assigned engagements Manage resourcing requirements and financials across programmes, delivering engagements on time, to budget, and in accordance to risk management policies Develop strong relationships with senior client stakeholders (including up to Board level) and third-party partners Drive innovation and leading practice, providing subject matter expertise and strategic guidance to clients Identify development needs of the team and provide coaching, mentoring and stretch assignments to attract, develop and retain our most talented colleagues. Ensuring wellbeing matters are properly handled and resolved by demonstrating empathy and awareness Sales and Business Development Lead business development activities such as identification, proposal development, and other prospect activities; work with the appropriate company resources from other service lines/industries Collaborate with Partners and Directors to develop and convert pipeline sales opportunities into live engagements Support clients to deliver leading practice digital Procurement strategies and business cases to unlock investment Essential experience and skills Selling, leading and delivering large-scale, complex digital transformational programmes and drawing on diverse solutions to successfully resolve client issues. Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with senior client stakeholders up to board level and evidence of an existing strong network of client relationships. A strong track record of client delivery, innovation and transformation using Cloud solutions, at large FTSE/blue chip organisations Recognised as an expert in digital Procurement, with ability to provide credible technical insight to clients. Deep knowledge of the sector, key client issues and market trends. Detailed knowledge of procurement processes – including sourcing, category management, contract management, Purchase to Pay (P2P), supplier risk management Leading business development activity (including proposals/RFPs), developing business cases, and selling new opportunities. Demonstrating perseverance and tenacity, and the ability to communicate compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems A track record of managing direct reports and / or project team – including working with onshore, offshore and third-party teams to deliver solutions Development of thought leadership and participation in brand-building and brand-awareness exercises

Consultant: Jonathan Banjo

Consultant Email: [email protected]

Salary:Circa £80-90,000 Plus Benefits and Bonus

If you feel you are a suitable candidate for this position please contact Jonathan Banjo

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