Procurement Consultant - Supply Chain Sustainability

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
c.£50,000 dependent on experience + Company Benefits
Posted
11 Nov 2019
Closes
09 Dec 2019
Ref
13052
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced procurement professional, ideally CIPS qualified, with a passion for sustainability and making a difference.

We drive real, sustainable change with our clients. In particular, we undertake a large number of projects on behalf of clients in in a variety of sectors, in particular clients in construction sector that seek to inspire and deliver a more sustainable built environment.

Procurement Consultant - Procurement Projects for Client - Supply Chain Sustainability Consultancy
London, EC1V | £50,000 dependent on experience + Company Benefits


+ Do you have a track record of managing and delivering complex procurement projects for clients and embedding sustainability principles and procurement best practice into those projects?
+ Do you enjoy stakeholder engagement as part of effecting a change?
+ Can you see the bigger picture whilst maintaining an eye for the detail? If yes, then we would love to hear from you.

The successful candidate will be a seasoned procurement professional with strong organisational skills and a passion for sustainability, be a self-starter who is results driven and has the ability to provide expert professional advice and engage and influence stakeholders to drive change. If you share our passion for more sustainable business and our belief that the procurement function is a key enabler of this change then this role could be for you in your next career move.

We welcome applications from all people with relevant skills, knowledge and experience, including those from diverse and under-represented backgrounds.

Who we are

We are a leading award-winning sustainability consultancy, founded in 2006, with the aim of leading and inspiring sustainable business. Our clients include the likes of Siemens, the Houses of Parliament, Warwick University, the NHS and British Land.

Our UK team currently comprises around 30 full and part time employees and associates, based around England and in Canada.

Many of our clients are leaders in their sectors on sustainability and supply chain issues and we are proud of our reputation for leading the thinking in this area.

About You:

+ Experience of working as a procurement professional and a clear understanding of the interactions between clients, contractors, budget holders, designers and the supply chain.
+ Ability to show experience and/or an understanding of sustainable supply chains in a variety of markets.
+ CIPS (or equivalent) qualified procurement professional.
+ Demonstrable sustainability experience and experience of implementing ISO 20400 or its predecessor BS 8903.
+ Experience of delivering training to procurement professionals.
+ Track record of managing and influencing multiple stakeholders.
+ Proven ability to build trust and relationships with senior stakeholders.
+ Ability to understanding clients and business needs.
+ Proactive approach - a “can do” attitude and ability to make things happen.
+ Willingness to work in dynamic, flexible environment within a small but highly influential business
+ Degree educated or equivalent industry experience.

Terms and Conditions:

+ Salary; c.£50,000 dependent on experience
+ Holidays: 25 days plus 8 statutory holidays plus 1 day for birthday
+ Other benefits: 8% contribution to pension
+ Location: The role will be based in our London office, (Angel tube Station), but flexible working can be included as part of the role.
+ Developmen: We offer the opportunity to grow in this award-winning consultancy with the support of leading experts and innovative new practices.

We are certified by the Living Wage Foundation as an accredited Living Wage employer. We support our people to work flexibly and maintain a work-life balance, within the context of delivering a responsive and high-quality service to clients and School Partners. We are committed to maintaining a respectful and inclusive workplace culture.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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