Senior Procurement Executive

Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
02 Apr 2019
Closes
30 Apr 2019
Ref
00093979
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Purchasing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a disruptive company that is changing the way people discover and shop for beauty, grooming, and lifestyle products. They combine a personalised subscription service that delivers high-end samples directly to their members with an online store. Their platform provides their brand partners with a more effective way to access customers.

Based in their London Fitzrovia office, working within the Operations Team reporting to the Head of Operations, they are keen to hear from you for this permanent, full time role (available ASAP).

Responsibilities:
- Lead sourcing and procurement activity across packaging and print materials.
- Identify and develop new packaging/print solutions to drive efficiencies and reduce costs.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and proactively communicate/negotiate with them throughout the sourcing cycle. Work with poorly performing suppliers collaboratively to improve KPIs.
- Manage the short-term e-shop demand forecast with Marketing/Merchandise Planning, adapting to seasonal peaks.
- Develop robust forecasts of print/packaging materials and monitor usage.
- Allocate their monthly boxes to customers, using historical data, product attributes, and beauty profile constraints to ensure their customers get the best box for them (also using intermediate Excel and in-house technical tools).
- Provide general support to Head of Operations across operations / supply chain / logistics
- Continuously improve processes and operational protocols, identifying opportunities to improve efficiency.

Essential:
- 2:1 Degree
- 3+ years of experience in Operations/Procurement
- Experience in budget management
- Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
- Excellent Organisation Skills
- Astute attention to detail
- Strategic Problem Solver
- Analytical thinker and data driven
- Strong influencing, communication skills and personal impact to gain credibility quickly with senior stakeholders

Preferred:
Procurement experience

They Offer:
- Competitive Salary
- Company subscription
- Healthcare
- Pension
- Refreshments, weekly breakfasts and Friday drinks
- A vibrant, fun working environment

This company was founded in September 2010 in New York, and extended to Spain, France, and the UK in September 2012. In the UK, they are a growing, passionate team based in Fitzrovia. They are growing fast and there are tremendous opportunities for driven, enthusiastic individuals. If you'd like to help build an exciting business (and have fun along the way), this is the place for you.

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