Procurement Manger

Commercial & Business Support, Full time

Posted: Monday, 23rd May 2022
Job Reference: R006521
Squad: OGM Core
Team: Commercial & Business Support

It's a great time to join our ambitious team and get involved with a business that is focused, fast paced and a really great place to work.

You'll be encouraged to share your ideas, try new things (and not worry if they don't go right the first time!) and take ownership of your own development. We have a training fund for you to spend each year, as well as the opportunity to earn up to 25% in performance related bonus. We also have; a beer fridge, pizza Friday's, sport always on in the office and regular social events!

Oddschecker Global Media are recruiting for Procurement Manager to manage their end-to-end procurement process. Reporting to the Head of Finance, the successful candidate will lead the procurement activities including management of all third-party supplier spend, providing corporate governance and driving value for money. You will work closely with the business to understand their strategy and deliver commercial benefit

Required skills and experience

  • Degree or CIPS qualified (or currently studying towards)
  • 8 year’s experience in procurement / contract management
  • Experience working with various stakeholders including; Legal, Tax, Product, Finance
  • The ability to manage, communicate and mitigate commercial risk
  • Strong negotiation skills with an ability to drive positive outcomes
  • Managing and developing both internal and external relationships with customers and suppliers on an international basis
  • Excellent people management skills, able to provide leadership and demonstrate strong influencing and negotiation skills while delivering best practice and value across the procurement activity
  • Commercially astute and customer facing able to think strategically but deliver tactically to ensure business expectations and goals are consistently achieved
  • Dynamic, data driven and numerate, able to multi-task and not afraid to question and challenge at all levels of the organisation
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presentation
  • Self-motivated and able to motivate and influence others, create understanding and desire to change and continuously improve in the people you work with at all levels

This is an opportunity to join Oddschecker Global Media during a process of change and transformation, with the scope to drive change and shape the Procurement function. As Procurement Manager you will play an active role in developing a value adding procurement function that can respond to supply chain challenges, deliver services / products at best cost working in collaboration with internal stakeholders and building excellent supplier relationships.

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