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Senior Manager, Liberty Procurement Services Corporate Strategy

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Posted 9 Jul 2024
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We’re looking for a Senior Manager, Liberty Procurement Services ( LPS) Corporate Strategy in London UK The Senior Manager, LPS Corporate Strategy will play a critical role in crafting the strategic direction of Liberty Procurement Services by supporting corporate planning, identifying growth opportunities, and driving development initiatives. This position requires an individual with an eye for business, a detail-oriented approach, and persuasive communication abilities. The successful candidate will collaborate with executive leadership, cross-functional teams, and external partners to develop and implement strategies that differentiate us in the market and drive sustainable growth. The ideal candidate will be hard-working, motivated and have demonstrable experience working within a fast paced, demanding environment. Strategic experience gained within the professional services market (consulting, managed service or technology segments) would also be preferred. Prior experience in procurement is desirable. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES Corporate Strategy: Develop and refine the LPS overall strategic plan (including the long-range financial plan), aligning it with the business goals and objectives. Collaborate with the LPS management team and broader LG/LFS SMEs to define the strategic direction and identify growth opportunities. Corporate Development: Identify and evaluate partnerships, acquisitions, and expansion opportunities to drive LPS growth. Work closely with broader Liberty Global and LFS M&A/corporate development teams to assess market feasibility, perform due diligence, and develop partnership/acquisition plan models. Programme manage the delivery of partnership creation, acquisitions and other expansion opportunities. Strategic projects: Delivery of LPS strategic projects e.g. market feasibility, regulatory/compliance impact assessment, operating model projects. Market Analysis: Conduct comprehensive market research and analysis on the procurement-as-a-service market to identify emerging trends, customer needs, and potential risks. Stay up to date with industry developments, regulatory changes and other anticipated changes that may impact LPS strategy. Competitive Analysis: Conduct competitive intelligence activities to monitor competitors' strategies, proposition offerings, pricing models, and market positioning. Use this information to identify areas where LPS can differentiate and gain a competitive advantage. Partner Management: Engage with key partners, both internal and external, such as LPS management team and delivery groups, clients, industry groups and leading authorities to communicate the LPS strategic vision and progress and solicit feedback. Build strong relationships to gain support for critical initiatives and ensure alignment with LPS business objectives. KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE PREFERRED EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in business, finance, economics or a related field. MBA or advanced degree/qualification is desirable. SKILLS & ABILITIES Proven experience gained in strategic consulting or other corporate strategy departments within the field of professional services or in a blue-chip in-house procurement group. Outsourcing experience highly desirable. Excellent knowledge of procurement services market dynamics, industry trends, and competitive landscape. Deep understanding and interest in procurement technology landscape and how this will change the future of procurement. Demonstrated track record of leading successful corporate initiatives. Outstanding communication and presentation skills, being able to effectively convey complex ideas to diverse audiences. High level of business intuition, with a broad understanding of procurement and financial principles and metrics. Proficiency in using analytical tools, market research techniques, financial modelling and business case development. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate data into actionable insights. Ability to deliver to tight timeframes Experience operating in an international/multi-country/matrix environment What’s in it for you? 25 days annual leave with the option to purchase 5 more Access to wellbeing and mental health benefits such as the Calm app, personal medical, critical illness cover and dental insurance Matched pension contribution up to 10% Access to our car benefit scheme Access to our online learning platform to continue to develop and grow your career with us The chance to join an innovative, fast-paced and passionate team Who we are: We’re building Tomorrow’s Connections Today, bringing people together through the power of our technology. Liberty Global is a world leader in converged broadband, video and mobile communications and an active investor in cutting-edge infrastructure, content and technology ventures. With our investments in fibre-based and 5G networks we play a vital role in society, currently providing over 85 million fixed and mobile connections and rolling out the next generation of products and services, while readying our networks for 10 Gbps and beyond. We’re creating national champions, combining the best broadband and mobile networks under brands such as Virgin Media-02 in the UK, VodafoneZiggo in The Netherlands, Telenet in Belgium, Sunrise in Switzerland, Virgin Media in Ireland and UPC in Slovakia. Liberty Global Ventures, our global investment arm, has a portfolio of more than 75 companies and funds across content, technology and infrastructure, including strategic stakes in ITV, Univision, Plume, Lionsgate and the Formula E racing series. Our scale enables us to transfer knowledge and expertise across our operations and investments, creating a dynamic family of brands united in the pursuit of innovation and excellence. And we’re prioritising diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplace and communities, while reducing our impact on the environment. We are using technology as a force for good; for our people, our partners and the planet. Liberty Global is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process. We’re 100% committed to having a workforce that represents every part of our society. So we’re keen to hear from candidates of all background and circumstances. Our Story We’re building Tomorrow’s Connections Today, bringing people together through the power of our technology. Liberty Global is a world leader in converged broadband, video and mobile communications and an active investor in cutting-edge infrastructure, content and technology ventures. With our investments in fibre-based and 5G networks we play a vital role in society, currently providing over 85 million fixed and mobile connections and rolling out the next generation of products and services, while readying our networks for 10 Gbps and beyond. We’re creating national champions, combining the best broadband and mobile networks under brands such as Virgin Media-02 in the UK, VodafoneZiggo in The Netherlands, Telenet in Belgium, Sunrise in Switzerland, Virgin Media in Ireland and UPC in Slovakia. Liberty Global Ventures, our global investment arm, has a portfolio of more than 75 companies and funds across content, technology and infrastructure, including strategic stakes in ITV, Univision, Plume, Lionsgate and the Formula E racing series. Our scale enables us to transfer knowledge and expertise across our operations and investments, creating a dynamic family of brands united in the pursuit of innovation and excellence. And we’re prioritising diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplace and communities, while reducing our impact on the environment. We are using technology as a force for good; for our people, our partners and the planet. OUR FUTURE OUTLOOK IS EXCITING, TOGETHER Privacy Policy The data included in the candidate account (eg. your name, e-mail address and CV; hereafter collectively “your data”) will be processed by Liberty Global as the Controller for the purposes of candidate selection, placement and employment. Your data can also be shared with Liberty Global plc and/or its majority owned subsidiaries (collectively, the “Liberty Global Group”, “we” or “us”) and third party organizations providing recruitment, selection, placement and employment services. Such third parties will use candidate information only in connection with such services, and applicable law. Your data will be retained for the period of up to 1 year after closing the selection process, after which it will be deleted. You have: the right to access your data or ask for a copy of the personal data that we hold about you and, if such personal data is inaccurate or incomplete, to request the rectification, erasure or blocking of such personal data. You have the right to object to the processing; and the right to lodge a complaint at a supervisory authority or a court of law in accordance with applicable laws. If you wish to exercise your privacy rights or if you have any questions about our use of your data or about your privacy rights please contact: Peopleservices@Libertyglobal.com

Liberty Global is a world leader in converged broadband, video, and mobile communications services. O Our businesses operate under some of the best-known consumer brands, including Virgin Media-O2 in the UK, VodafoneZiggo in The Netherlands, Telenet in Belgium, Sunrise UPC in Switzerland, Virgin Media in Ireland and UPC in Eastern Europe.

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20,000 employees