Our client is a well-established financial services company.
Reporting to the Head of Procurement, the right incumbent will be responsible of overseeing all procurement requests and processes, achieving optimal conditions for the realization of each purchase.
Designs and ensures the implementation of the procurement strategy and policy for the company.
Analyzes the market to identify and source new suppliers with a goal to reduce costs of materials and services.
Develops a consolidated supplier base, obtains price quotations and secures competitive bids for materials and services.
Monitors the execution of tenders, actively participates in contract negotiations, evaluates and approves proposals.
Initiates and maintains partnerships with external suppliers to build strong, long-term business relationships.
Participates in the setup of and monitors the annual departmental budget.
Improves processes and employs best practices to ensure timely and cost-effective procurement of materials and services.
Monitors that appropriate authorizations and documentation are obtained for procurement activities.