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Indirect Procurement Specialist

RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorEnergy & Utilities, Engineering
Salary£400 to £450 per day
LocationsSouth West, Wiltshire
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted11 September 2017

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I am currently recruiting for a German speaking, indirect procurement specialist for a FTSE 25 organisation based in Swindon. Candidate must be able to speak German.

The NPR Procurement Specialist role includes:
• Working with business stakeholders to identify supply and demand opportunities and drive procurement activity to deliver value to the SPU;
• Implementation of sourcing initiatives in alignment with applicable market sector and commodity strategies:
• Understanding local business objectives, engaging and challenging internal stakeholders;
• Delivery of agreed financial targets, including cost and working capital benefits;
• Delivery of agreed compliance targets, including contract compliance.

This role has two elements: category and pan-European sourcing plus country ‘tag’ and associated responsibility for in-country spend for Lubricants Germany.

Key Results:
Sourcing execution
• Identify and deliver sourcing projects to support the market sector strategies, in collaboration with stakeholders;
• Supplier selection, negotiation and performance management through rigorous cost and value analysis, and use of e-enabled tools where appropriate
• Ensure all sourcing arrangements are fully compliant to BP processes. HSSE, corporate, social, environmental and financial risks must be observed, and requirements such as authority to commit are fully implemented
• Support supplier selection, negotiation and contracting
• Integrate suppliers, supporting the implementation of new contracts and ensuring efficient change process, and execute roll out of new suppliers and switch out
• Identify and implement P2P efficiencies
• Building relationships with stakeholders not accustomed to working with Procurement;
• Demonstrating value by delivering savings through the procurement cycle, either by demand planning and bottom line savings, or through effective negotiation;
• Encouraging stakeholders to work within a clear process (ie P2P and sourcing processes);
• Managing multiple procurement projects and taking the initiative to implement positive change;

Due to requirements and occasional travel to Germany the candidate must be able to speak fluent German

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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