Procurement Lead

Job Title: Procurement Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: USD50 - USD60 per hour
Start Date: 2018-07-08
Reference: BH-84668
Contact Name: Braquece Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 25, 2018 20:04

Job Description

About Our Client

Our client is a global services business operating in over 50 countries. With a client base spanning across all industries, it has been historically recognized for its innovation, service offering and employee development

Job Description

    • Develop category strategies for designated portfolios across the professional service and labor categories

    • Perform bench marking exercises, market/spend analysis and lead entire end-to-end procurement processes

    • Work closely with business stakeholders (external and internal) to understand key needs and requirements, build collaboration between parties and educate on best procurement policy and practice

    • Ability to build, maintain and manage a large sourcing and project pipeline to ensure savings targets and contract value are continually met

    • Support the development and implementation of new and existing frameworks and present to senior level management on new sourcing and process improvement initiatives

    • Provide advice and understanding to stakeholders on complex contract terms and conditions surrounding your portfolio

    • Provide mentoring and leadership to junior category leads

The Successful Applicant

    • 5-10 years procurement experience ideally working within a complex business environment

    • MUST have strong exposure to indirect spend categories, ideally in the professional service and/or labor space

    • Highly commercial with a solution oriented approach

    • Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal)

    • Professional in your approach with the ability to influence and build rapport easily with a variety of stakeholders

    • Thick skinned with the ability to work in sometimes high pressure environments

    • Able to work to tight deadlines and manage your time accordingly