Corporate Title : Vice President
Location : London
Line of Business : Chief Administration Office
Here in our London office we are looking for dedicated a Senior Procurement Specialist to join the EMEA Technology Sourcing team, specialising in Market Data to support in the end to end management of procurement and related risk management activities.
As a Senior Procurement Specialist, you will negotiate deeply complex acquisitions from the inception to completion. You will perform market research to obtain market knowledge, use experience to develop intricate negotiation strategies and assign roles and responsibilities to team members.
You will possess the skills required to refine and detail requirements documents. You will be considered a trusted advisor by LOBs (Line of Business) and a respected adversary by the vendor managers, who has the knowledge to maximise the marketplace even when faced with the source-
directed mentality, and also has the ability to achieve significant cost savings in sole-source procurement situations.
You shall require little or no mentorship from more senior members of the team and understands most issues relating to risk and how to mitigate it.
You will demonstrate the ability to administer complex contractual activities through the full life-cycle. Your subject matter expertise is very broad with a capability to handle any commodity or LOB / business unit independently, and you will be a valuable internal resource to the rest of the Sourcing team.
What will your main responsibilities involve?
conforming items and the interview of potential service providers
Dedicatedly surfaces and resolves conflict with minimal noise
mails, narratives in Ariba, white papers and presentations
Entrusted with completing the deal within the agreed timeframe, and streamlining the process
What skills and qualifications will you ideally possess?
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