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Indirect Sourcing Specialist

RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorCharities & Not For Profit, Finance, Banking & Insurance, Grocery, Healthcare & Education, IT & Technology, Local & Central Government, Management Consulting, Non-Grocery, Professional Services & Media, Property Management / Building Maintenance, Public Sector & Not For Profit, Retail, Services
Salary£30,000 to £45,000 per annum
LocationsHertfordshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted10 August 2017

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My client, a global consultancy based in Royston, are seeking an Indirect Sourcing Specialist / Indirect Category Buyer to join their procurement function and be responsible for the strategic and tactical sourcing across various indirect categories.

This role of Indirect Sourcing Specialist / Indirect Category Buyer would be ideal for someone studying CIPS and looking for a new challenge, within a company that will allow them to have sourcing responsibility globally and of a high value.

My client requires someone with experience dealing with either IT, FM, HR and Marketing categories and proven cost saving experience.

Location - Royston

Salary - up to £45,000 + benefits

Key responsibilities of the Indirect Sourcing Specialist / Indirect Category Buyer -

Under the direction of the Head of Procurement, this Indirect Purchasing role will be responsible for the following key components to support the Global Procurement Strategy:

• Being the recognised expert for his or her assigned portion of the global category, supports development and execution of global category strategies
• Responsible for the full end to end sourcing process including market analysis, execution of tenders, negotiating, contracting and contract management activities on significant spend areas within their category
• Working collaboratively and confidently with internal and external stakeholders ensuring value for money at all time
• Support the delivery of robust commercial and contractual terms to support the control of PA’s expenditure
• Identifying, selecting strategic supply partnerships, supplier management, commercial and contractual negotiations
• Leading all aspects of the procurement cycle in partnership with the business
• Delivering cost savings against the agreed sourcing strategies and reporting both bottom line and cost avoidance savings to finance
• Performance managing strategic suppliers by developing service level agreements and key performance indicators
• Promoting best practice contract management
• Retaining all relevant documentation and commercial documents.

Key skills and experience required for the position of Indirect Sourcing Specialist / Indirect Category Buyer -

• Experience of delivering significant cost reduction through use of appropriate sourcing, contract management and supplier management tools and techniques
• Experience of sourcing and contract managing categories such as HR, Marketing, Audit, Learning and development, FM, and IT
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Experience of using Oracle Purchase to Pay (P2P) system
• Ability to problem solve
• The gravitas to communicate and influence at all levels of an organisation
• CIPS (chartered institute of purchasing and supply) qualified or working towards
• Commercially astute.

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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