Senior Manager Global Procurement IT/External Labour in London - Liberty Global

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London, England
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Full Time
Date Posted
4 days ago

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ABOUT THE TEAMWe would like to invite you to become part of our Liberty Procurement Services team. We are a diverse, motivated and highly skilled group of Procurement professionals, who seek out challenges and opportunities to add value in a very dynamic work environment!Our core offices are in United Kingdom, Netherlands and the United States, we support our Operating Companies (OpCo's) and Ventures in multiple countries working across borders with colleagues from across the world (referred to as the ‘Federation’).We believe that a diverse and inclusive culture positions us to excel in what we do and to also go above and beyond.THE ROLEThe successful candidate will work closely with all members of our Procurement team on various strategic and operational projects. For this vacancy this covers the category IT Software, IT services and BPO. Which has a spend of (500M EUR across Federation.The role covers:Development of commodity sourcing strategies based on our long term business needs and deep industry knowledgeLead Category Strategy Implementation, Results Planning & Benefit Recognition activitiesSpend & Demand AnalysisSupply Market Analysis activitiesLead on Sourcing and Contracting activities and as such work closely together with the Category leadContract management activities for a subset of the contracts.For global suppliers Supplier Relationship Management Strategy development, implementation and execution.In the role you are accountable for:Tendering & Supplier selectionNegotiatingContracting & Implementation planning and working with Liberty Procurement Services team and Federation customer Procurement teams on executionDevelopment of and execution of Supplier Relationship Management StrategyContribution to the overall savings targetsOptimize between risk – cost – flexibility/qualityEnabling additional top line growth by shortening lead times/selecting best quality solution Improving cash flow by vendor financing and payment conditionsThis role presents a unique opportunity for you to join a high quality, dynamic, Procurement function, facing complex Procurement challenges for Liberty Global and the Federation. You will have access to all aspects of our portfolio thus allowing you to gain invaluable insight, have a varied experience and a proven career development.Our Procurement team has a privileged internal reputation as a key strategic resource, partnering frequently with key stakeholders and leadership.ABOUT YOUA talented member of our team you will be energised to play a key role in driving and supporting an inclusive team and company culture.You will contribute to make our workplace, WFH and in the office, an environment where we enjoy getting our work done collectively as a team.Qualifications/Experience & SkillsAcademic background (minimum Bachelor): preferably in business administration, or finance / procurementRelevant experience in procurement and preferably experience in an international / multi-country environment.Familiar with the steps of a Procurement process:Competitive bidding processesRunning effective pitch processesNegotiation PreparationNegotiation ExecutionSupplier Screening and SelectionTotal Cost of Ownership AnalysisSupplier Relationship ManagementDemonstrable experience of working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, with a strong focus on customer serviceExcellent communication and networking skills, relates effectively to people at all levels of the organization and with the supply base.Ability to deal well with ambiguity and excellent change management skills to drive improvementCan-do mentality, pragmatic, drives for excellent results.Advanced skills in MS Office (Excel / PowerPoint).Fluency (oral & written) in EnglishABOUT USAs we continue to grow we invest in the growth and development of our talent and support strong achievers by helping to build their career & experience. We are passionate about developing individuals across our footprint, mobility in the wider business can play a key part in this scope.We expect excellent things of our team members recognising that you are the face of our company. That means we empower and trust you but also that we will support you to Grow With Us.Liberty Global is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process. SummaryLocation: LG NL Schiphol-Rijk; LG UK London (40 hours per week)Type: Full time


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