Procurement Operations Manager - FARFETCH

Location
PT Porto
Posted
08 Sep 2022
Closes
29 Oct 2022
Ref
e3b1454e-fe11-4140-9496-7aca85882e55
Function
Finance
Level
Manager
We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.

FINANCE

We're a global team with a presence in all of our locations around the world. Our biggest teams are based in the UK and Portugal. Our team in Porto focuses on financial reporting and operations, while the Group Finance team in London is made up of Corporate Development, Tax, Treasury and Commercial Finance. All of our teams play an instrumental role within the business, from developing best practice, delivering strategic projects and helping us to tell our story with data.

PORTO

Our Porto office is located in Portugal's vibrant second city, known for its history and its creative yet cosy environment. You can have an informal meeting in the treehouse or play the piano during your lunch break!

THE ROLE

We are looking for a Procurement Operations Manager that will be responsible for executing the global Procurement Operations vision in EMEA and Americas, with the goal of achieving both operational and financial benefit for the company. Under the guidance of global Procurement, you will be responsible for managing the Procurement Operations team located in Porto, and operating the global business spend management tool across FF group, ensuring spend under management is optimized for improved spend management and operational efficiency, with a focus on indirect spend.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • Manage the Procurement Operations Team;
    • Identify business needs and prioritize operational and financial benefit opportunities;
    • Conduct financial planning and analysis, building complex financial models and analytical tools to support and inform procurement strategies;
    • Lead RFP, negotiation, e-auction to select vendors;
    • Proactively and frequently communicate business results;
    • Analyse new business ideas, make analytical judgments, and provide data intensive analyses to drive meaningful change;
    • Use deep understanding of objectives, issues and root causes and provide insightful, fact-based data analysis to help solve complex problems;
    • Work with business owners in vendor selection and negotiations (price and other terms);
    • Assess financial stability and risk of potential vendors;
    • Support development of non-standard vendor contracts in collaboration with legal;
    • Support vendor audit and ensure all vendor onboarding documents are compliant;
    • Manage external supplier relationships and internal customer relationships (when necessary);
    • Develop and maintain effective strategic relationships with key internal customers and stakeholders;


WHO YOU ARE

    • Degree in Engineering, Business, finance or a related field; master degree is preferred;
    • 5+ years of relevant procurement and/or finance experience;
    • Team management experience;
    • Sourcing, project management, planning skills;
    • Experience with Coupa will be a plus;
    • Strong business partner experience; experienced in working with multiple stakeholders;
    • Track record of managing deliverables from multiple parties to meet challenging deadlines;
    • Comfort with ambiguity and a willingness to work with a high degree of autonomy;
    • Ability to travel infrequently to Farfetch global offices.


REWARDS & BENEFITS

    • Health insurance for the whole family, flexible working environment and well-being support and tools
    • Extra days off, sabbatical program and days for you to give back for the community
    • Training opportunities and free access to Udemy
    • Flexible benefits program
    • FARFETCH Equity plan


EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.


We are looking for a Procurement Operations Manager that will be responsible for executing the global Procurement Operations vision in EMEA and Americas, with the goal of achieving both operational and financial benefit for the company. Under the guidance of global Procurement, the role will be responsible for managing the Procurement Operations team located in Porto, and operating the global business spend management tool across FF group, ensuring spend under management is optimized for improved spend management and operational efficiency, with a focus on indirect spend.${description2}

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