Buyer - Statement of Work/Professional Services (BB-40D48)
Found in: Neuvoo UK
Your new company
You will join one of the largest IT Professional Services companies in the world. They are global leaders in digital transformation, technology and consulting. They employ around a quarter of a million people globally and turn over, just over £14bn annually and have operations in almost 50 countries. This is an organisation that values their employees and presents opportunities for people throughout their careers. You will work with an established global procurement team and support all business areas across the UK’s internal firm services as well as supporting client projects too.
Your new role
You will work closely with the Category Manager and focus on end to end procurement of professional services, consultancy services, and sub-contract services. You main stakeholder groups will sit within HR, Project Delivery and Bid teams. Your role will be to ensure the correct procurement process is followed with the objective to deliver the best commercial outcome in terms of managing risk and cost optimisation.
You will work on strategic/high-value procurement projects, leading on negotiations as well as managing supplier relationships through an SRM framework. You will also work with the team to improve the perceptions of procurement ensuring that the business understand the value procurement can bring at an early stage.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have some experience with procurement either Professional Services/Consultancy services and/or IT Professional Services. This role is best suited to someone that is proactive and happy to pick up the phone and meet stakeholders. Needless to say, for these reasons you will need to be a strong communicator to be able to influence, engage with and articulate yourself so you come across credible. Experience with running RFPs and managing the full tender process is really important, this will be assessed throughout the interview process.
What you'll get in return
Salary aside, you will join a reputable, fast-paced, exciting organisation that will deliver huge value to your career. Getting this organisation on your CV will go a long way and be highly desirable to future employers in a few years. Alternatively, the organisation most certainly offer long-term career progression and they are passionate about personal growth and development.
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