What you will be doingWorking in the award-winning Global Functions Procurement team, the purpose of this role is to own the end-to-end procurement of selected Global Technology categories on a global, regional or cross brand basis and to deliver value for money, commercially robust agreements and business improvements and efficiencies through supplier sourcing and relationship management.The difference you will makeEnd-to-end ownership of selected categories within the Global Technology function.Lead all business-as-usual activity such as supplier sourcing, negotiation, contract terms and business improvement plans.Lead strategic sourcing, enabled by our electronic sourcing tool, category management and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) techniques to deliver business and cost improvements.Build and lead cross-functional project teams to effectively deliver against the strategic objectives of the business.Actively identify, prioritise and mitigate risks and issues for all procurement activities.Own the commercial relationship with key strategic vendors, and drives, develop and deliver the strategic direction of relevant categories. What you will bringExperience of owning end-to-end procurement at a large global, matrixed organisation.Experience of negotiating, contracting and conducting SRM initiatives with global technology vendors such as: Salesforce, Adobe, Microsoft, Cisco, Google and Microsoft.Ability to build strong stakeholder relationships to C-Level Exec & Departmental Director level.Line management experience.It would also be nice for you to haveExperience with Source to Pay toolsCIPS or MCIPS qualifications (or working towards)What else you need to knowThis is a permanent role. The team is based in our London office but operates under flexible working arrangements. About dentsu internationalPart of Dentsu Group, Dentsu International is a network designed for what’s next, helping clients predict and plan for disruptive future opportunities and create new paths to growth in the sustainable economy. Dentsu delivers people-focused solutions and services to drive better business and societal outcomes. This is delivered through five global leadership brands - Carat, Dentsu Creative, dentsu X, iProspect and Merkle, each with deep specialisms.Dentsu International’s radically collaborative team of diverse creators unifies people, clients and capabilities through horizontal creativity to help clients create culture, change society, and invent the future.Powered by 100% renewable energy, Dentsu International operates in over 145 markets worldwide with more than 46,000 dedicated specialists, and partners with 95 of the top 100 global advertisers.www.dentsu.comAbout Dentsu Group (dentsu)Led by Dentsu Group Inc. (Tokyo: 4324; ISIN: JP3551520004), a pure holding company established on January 1, 2020, the Dentsu Group encompasses two operational networks: dentsu japan network, which oversees Dentsu’s agency operations in Japan, and dentsu international, its international business headquarters in London, which oversees Dentsu’s agency operations outside of Japan.With a strong presence in approximately 145 countries and regions across five continents and with 65,000 dedicated professionals, the Dentsu Group provides a comprehensive range of client-centric integrated communications, media and digital services through its five leadership brands—Carat, dentsu X, iProspect, Dentsu Creative, and Merkle—as well as through Dentsu Japan Network companies, including Dentsu Inc., the world’s largest single brand agency with a history of innovation. The Group is also active in the production and marketing of sports and entertainment content on a global scale.How we will reward youAs well as a competitive salary, you’ll enjoy a benefits package that you can tailor to your needsInclusion and DiversityWe’re proud to be different and that starts with our people. We believe in equal opportunities for everyone. We won’t define people by their race, gender, sexual-orientation, age or disability. Individuality is what makes us great, we want everyone to bring their full self to work and create something amazing. That’s what we care about. So, whether you’re joining us, or looking to move to a different part of the business, we work hard to make sure we create equal opportunities for everyone.We are happy to discuss flexible and agile approaches to working for all our roles – we can’t promise we will be able to offer you everything you want or need but we do promise to discuss it with you openly and honestly. If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with our recruitment teams.
Last updated on Mar 25, 2023