Procurement Manager - General Indirects

Posted 7 March by QU Recruitment

My client is looking for an experienced procurement professional to drive the strategic direction of their Indirect Services spend across the business, engaging with a wide variety of stakeholders and business leaders to ensure efficiency, value and cost savings are met.

You will have previous experience of taking ownership of Indirect spend, with a focus on HR & Professional Services categories. Full category planning approach from spend analysis through to RFI, RFP's to contract award. This area of send is in the £mm and provides a great opportunity for the right candidate looking to take their career to the next level.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To determine & manage strategies for selected categories of HR & Professional Services
  • To undertake the procurement process (capture, consider and contract) for the determination of strategic vendors and contract specific requirements
  • To develop, manage and document strategic vendor relationships with key vendors
  • To proactively support regional operations in all areas of Procurement activity, which may involve frequent travel within the UK, with occasional overnight stays
  • To promote and implement the procurement policy proactively within the business
  • To support the mobilisation of new contracts in the appropriate regional area of responsibility
  • To support procurement innovation within the business and project manage where required
  • To provide monthly procurement reports accurately and on time
  • To determine, review and support the internal and external audit process
  • To review, implement and comply with policies and procedures


  • Ideally working towards or gained the CIPS Graduate Diploma
  • Excellent level of commercial and financial understanding, with demonstrable experience of working in a commercial environment
  • Performance driven with strong project management, planning and organising skills
  • Strong negotiator with demonstrable ability to influence
  • Ability to travel within the UK

Generally IT literate (preferably MS Excel competent)with demonstrable analytical skills

  • Proven background in HR & Professional Services procurement

Required skills

  • Procurement Purchasing Indirects Sourcing Buying

Reference: 34624830

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