Lead Procurement Specialist Job at Allegis Global Solutions – in London
Allegis Global Solutions is founded on a culture that is passionate about transforming the way the world acquires talent by delivering client-focused solutions that make a difference for businesses worldwide. From refining how you manage your contingent workforce to strengthening your employer brand to recruit top talent, our integrated talent solutions drive the business results you need.
As an industry leader, we draw upon decades of experience to design innovative tools, products and processes. We develop competitive practices that position organizations for growth and we deliver the insight needed to succeed in today’s global marketplace.
Our organization serves as the MSP (Managed Service Provider) and assists with all contingent worker needs in the categories of staff augmentation, statement of work (SOW) and Independent Contractors. This role will support the statement of work (SOW) business and assist Managers with all facets of the process: proper work classification, vendor selection, SOW setup, etc. with varying degrees of complexity and/or sensitivity, ensuring that cost, quality, and delivery terms are adhered to and met.
The Procurement Specialist is a key resource and responsible for building relationships with key members within the organization including the business owner/Manager, Procurement, Legal, etc. This Specialist will be selecting and conferring with vendors to service information including price, delivery schedules; coordinate with the representatives from vendor companies and internally to construct, negotiate, and assess all contracts and services.
Responsible for managing relationship with local hiring managers and vendors and managing their SOW requests
Record and maintains information regarding performance and hiring manager requirements
Responsibilities will include carrying out vacancy qualification meetings with hiring managers, briefing 3rd party suppliers, on boarding and contractor management activities
Check, upload and track invoices and approvals for payment
Assure customer satisfaction and resolves all local issues with customer and agencies
Monitor successful achievement of local service level agreements
Provide statistical analysis support and other duties as client’s needs dictate
Provide periodic programme status reports to the Programme Manager as required
Maintain, influence and develop relationships with leadership and Executives
Leading procurement projects including negotiation of contracts & commercial terms consistent with maximizing business value
Manage customer’s expectations through timely feedback and proactive communication
Identify risk situations and coordinate solutions with management
Responsible for using independent judgment and making decisions that require a great degree of creative, analytical, and problem solving ability
Above average organisation and customer service skills
Experience leading a team ideal but not essential
Deep working and demonstrable knowledge of procurement, souring or contingent workforce
Detailed experience and knowledge of the strategic sourcing process lifecycle
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks concurrently
Excellent interpersonal skills (written and verbal) required with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization
Experience in implementation of processes, policies and methodologies
High degree of attention to detail
Strong analytical skills including use of Excel
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Visio, and related computer skills
Staffing/recruiting, procurement, or sourcing experience would be beneficial
Knowledge of VMS systems is helpful
Proven ability to manage competing deliverables on-time, on-budget, on-quality
Be organized to handle multiple tasks with differing deliverables and deadlines
Takes direction well
Takes initiative and can work independently
As a workplace, we focus on relationships – with each other, our clients and our candidates – in fact serving others is one of our core values. We support open communication and recognize that giving constructive criticism can be even harder than receiving it. We appreciate the fearless and the passionate, who force us to be better. Everything we do sits on a pillar of diversity – diverse perspectives, backgrounds and ideas drive innovation and make us successful.
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Company: Allegis Global Solutions –
Company Location: London