Procurement Executive

Procurement People
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Procurement Executive

London HQ Based with UK Travel


This is the opportunity to support a leading consultancy with their clients who are across the public and private sector. You will support the delivery of projects for various clients from start to finish. The role will be based from their HQ in London but there will be expected travel in the UK and the opportunity to travel in Europe.

Key Responsibilities

• Client category spend analyses; identifying key areas and opportunities

• Creating and presenting client project updates to Senior Management and senior stakeholders

• Leading on the preparation of documentation and other outputs for procurement activity

• Evaluating and recommending suppliers, using recognised procurement methodologies

• Identifying innovative opportunities for cost reduction and process improvements

• Quantifying, tracking and reporting on savings delivery

• Process Mapping and the development of activity tracker to inform decision making

• Completing day-to-day procurement activities and fulfilling clients' operational expectations

Key Skills and Experience

• Degree desired or similar qualification

• Excellent MS Office Skills – including Excel and PowerPoint

• A second European language would be desirable but not required

• 1 - 3 years' commercial experience (procurement or consultancy experience preferred)

• Ability to analyse data, distil information and identify key outputs and recommendations

• Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills

• Project management experience

• Experience in negotiations, including understanding compromises between strategic and financial drivers and contractual requirements

• Highly self-motivated individual exhibiting an outgoing, confident and professional style

• Strong work ethic and results focused, consistently delivering in a fast paced environment

• An individual whose approach is underpinned by honesty and integrity and works tirelessly to attain perfection and meet the opportunity presented

• A team player that thrives whilst working with others but is comfortable completing individual tasks

If this could be the right opportunity for you then please give Chris Jackson at Procurement People Recruitment a call on