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Reference13892450001_235262
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorBuilding, Construction
Salary£34,000 to £37,000 per annum
Benefitsbonus + private healthcare
Town/CityLondon
LocationsBerkshire, Greater London, London, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted29 January 2018

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An exciting opportunity for a graduate with 1-3 years procurement experience to join the Indirect Procurement team for a market leading infrastructure business. Corporate services procurement experience is not necessary, although would be advantageous.

Client Details

FTSE 250 infrastructure business with a market leading procurement function

Description

  • Lead strategic sourcing activities across all corporate services spend, including HR, consultancy, travel and legal.
  • Operate as part of the Category Team and support the development of Category Plans.
  • Support the Corporate Services team in implementation of their category plan.
  • Seek involvement to advise business on Procurement related activity/best practice
  • Carry out regular supplier review meetings with key suppliers
  • Communicate and influence stakeholders to Senior Manager level
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities
  • Agree all business as usual activity such as supplier selection, supplier set-up, contract terms, negotiation strategies and business improvement plans.
  • Working with the stakeholder to identify and quantify trade-offs between cost, quality and service.



Profile
  • Ability to understand and implement the strategic sourcing methodology across at least one commodity.
  • Commercial awareness and analytical thinking skills.
  • Lead small cross functional teams with support from the Category Manager.
  • Build strong stakeholder relationships to Senior Manager level.
  • Strong verbal and written influencing skills up to Senior Manager level.
  • Manage 3rd Parties in line with Supplier Relationship Management Programme with support from the Category Manager.
  • Build strong knowledge of a commodity area and communicate fluently with a supplier or stakeholder

Job Offer
  • Salary negotiable on experience
  • Flexible location (Berkshire or London)
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Private Healthcare

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