Procurement Specialist

Recruiter
SF Group
Location
London, South East England
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a business with a relatively new procurement function, the procurement tea, continue to develop and is commercially focused. The role will be responsible for sourcing and negotiating general indirect services, whilst achieving aggressive bottom line cost reductions. The role will be based in London or Coventry but will require travel from time to time to other UK sites when meeting stakeholders/suppliers.

Job Purpose:

  • The procurement specialist is required to lead and develop management of indirect category spend globally
  • Leading sourcing exercises across a variety of indirect categories - Professional Services, IT, Facilities Management, Business Travel, HR, Print & Marketing
  • Identify opportunities to secure bottom line cost savings
  • Engaging with stakeholders at all levels and influencing across the full project life cycle
  • Negotiating terms
  • Development of global sourcing plans and influencing global procurement activity
  • Effect change and mitigate supply chain risk

The candidate must be MCIPS qualified (or equivalent).