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Salary: £75,000.00 to £85,000.00 per annum Position: Full Time Location: London
Posted: 23-05-2022 Job Type:Permanent

Job Description:

Are you a Head of Procurement or a Senior individual looking to rise to a new challenge?

Pepper Advantage is one of the leading specialist loan servicing companies in the UK and we are currently looking for a Global Head of Procurement to identify efficient and cost-effective purchasing processes within in a fast paced, rapidly expanding global organisation.  

As a Global Head of Procurement, your responsibility will be to set relevant policies, managing the global supplier base, developing suite of internal Data and Analytics around the procurement function and the management of the overall procurement lifecycle.

You will become part of a well-established team which is a core part of Pepper's operations and will receive ample support to be successful in your role.

As a Global Head of Procurement, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Establishing and maintaining appropriate internal control safeguards around purchasing and efficient P2P system across the markets
  • Ensuring procurement sources are secure and sustainable and continually optimising the suppliers’ database
  • Reviewing current contracts to ensure they represent best value in terms of costs and deliverables. Ensuring all contracts in the future adhere to Pepper Advantage standards
  • Maintaining an in-depth knowledge of the market to ensure best value and practices are maintained
  • Acting as the main contact point for organisational procurement related questions
  • Interact with other managers to provide project management expertise to deliver change
  • Managing RFI and relevant procurement processes with key suppliers/contracts
  • Along with relevant BU executives, ensuring that providers adhere to agreed SLAs.
  • Manage renegotiations with providers should a contract be extended

We would welcome applicants with experience in the following areas - Suppliers, Data & Analytics, Procurement, Contracts

Benefits

Private Medical Insurance | Salary Sacrifice Pension matched up to 8% | 25 days holiday with Length of Service | Buy & Sell Holiday up to 5 days per year | Season Ticket Loans | Cycle to Work Scheme | Discounts in local shops | EAP | Enhanced Maternity & Paternity | Wellbeing Days | Volunteering Days | Eye Care | Payroll Giving | Reward & Recognition Program | Discounted RAC Vehicle Breakdown | Discounted Gym memberships | Life Assurance

Additional Information

Join an amazing working environment with opportunities for career development and training. In addition to our culture and amazing people, we offer competitive employee benefits. If you are looking for a progressive organisation and want to join a fast-paced team, then apply for this job opportunity.

Essential Skills:

  • You will need to have extensive knowledge which has been developed working in a procurement role, ideally across a Global business
  • Have more than five years of experience in this field
  • You will have the ability to make important decisions in a pressurised environment
  • You will have evidence of commercial and financial awareness
  • You will be detail orientated, comfortable working with data and producing actionable analytics and able to work to tight deadlines.
  • You will be enthusiastic, and a positive member of the team recognised by your colleagues as a valued and effective team player.
  • You will be required to work within established internal controls and maintain a high standard of quality across all your tasks.
  • Being open to the the ability to travel and work non-standard hours 

Desired Skills:

In addition, to the above, the following skills are desirable:

  • You will need to be self-reliant and self-motivated.
  • You will be detail orientated and able to work to tight deadlines.
  • You will “take ownership” of the responsibilities allocated to you
  • You will have the ability to form productive relationships at all levels.
  • You will have strong English verbal and written communication skills
  • You will be enthusiastic, and a positive member of the team recognised by your colleagues as a valued and effective team player.
  • You will be required to work within established internal controls and maintain a high standard of quality across all your tasks.
  • You will be accurate in your work, well organised and reliable.

About Company:

As one of the most successful third-party loan servicing companies in the UK, with just over £18 billion of assets under management, our experienced teams have the expertise to manage loan portfolios across a range of asset classes. Whether it’s full end-to-end servicing through the complete lifecycle of loans or support with one element, we can help. Some of the services we can provide include: Primary Servicing, Special Servicing, Master Servicing, Standby Servicing, and Asset Management. Standard & Poors Global Ratings ranks us as one of the highest rated primary and special servicers of residential mortgages in the UK, and Mortgage Finance Gazette named us 'Best Loan Servicer 2021'.