Senior Procurement Manager

Location

Barrow in Furness
 

About us

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of almost 220,000 team members in more than 40 countries. The Group reported 2019 global revenues of EUR 14.1 billion.
 

Who you’ll be working with

Our Global Procurement team of circa 250 professionals works across multiple categories and countries.  At Capgemini, we help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful with smart, tailored, often-groundbreaking technical solutions to complex problems as a part of Global Procurement, you will be a part of that story, participating in Bids and ongoing business for our internal and external clients – leveraging our Alliances and Vendors and our considerable knowledge base. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs
 

The focus of your role

The UK Procurement team is currently recruiting a Procurement Manager to support the Portfolio Management capability within the group. This role will provide an opportunity to work in Capgemini Procurement providing support to a client based in Barrow in Furness reporting to the account Senior Procurement Manager. 
 

What you’ll do

Manage the 3 or 4-person Commodity Procurement team on a daily basis to ensure the workload is manageable and that the team are performing in meeting the contracted SLA’s
work with the Project Services team to get and accurate demand forecast of up and coming work and monitor the monthly throughput for the team to ensure we have enough resources to meet the projected demands.
Ensure any failures in in meeting SLA’s are investigated and dealt with and that plans are put in place to rectify this and bring the performance back within the agreed SLA.
input to the account monthly reporting to ensure procurement throughput, requests for quotes, orders etc are accurately reflected and measured
work with the Software compliance team to ensure that annual maintenance contracts are renewed in a timely manner and for the agreed number of licenses, and any additional license purchases are reported back into the software compliance team.
work with the service delivery management team to drive procurement service SLA’s, Service improvement programmes, deliver monthly reporting to determine performance of the procurement service. 
Liaise with the Senior Procurement Manager and the UK Procurement Category Procurement team and work to bring the latest enhancements and innovative solutions to our client.
Be the Performance Reviewer for each of the team members providing career advice, guidance, mentoring, as well as carrying out mid-year and end of year performance reviews.
Become proficient with our procurement tools such as GPS and SAP eSourcing
 

What you’ll bring

Successful candidates would have experience working across public and/ or private sectors must be able to demonstrate a high capability in:
Managing a Procurement Desk with a team of 3 to 4 individuals based on site to include managing to SLA, reporting etc
Vendor Management including annual maintenance renewal negotiations, performance management, achieving procurement saving targets for the account, vendor escalations.
Catalogue Management
Product knowledge including hardware, software including licencing metrics, storage and maintenance.
Interpersonal skills both verbal and written when dealing with internal and external clients and vendors
Excellent team player
Self driven to achieve savings targets 
 

What we’ll offer you

Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you. 
 

Why we’re different

At Capgemini, we help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often-groundbreaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that’s as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too.

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients.  We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs
 

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621281

Posted on:

January 18, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time

Location:

North West