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Procurement Specialist - London - Up to £42K

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Procurement Specialist - London - Up to £42K

Reference3295060_785811
EmployerHays
Industry SectorGrocery, Retail
SalaryNegotiable
Town/CityLondon
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted31 May 2018

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Procurement Specialist - London - Up to £42K (dog lovers welcome)


Your new company

Looking for a new role in Procurement? Do you love dogs? Our client is a growing e-commerce dog food company, who’s cutting edge technology provides tailor made dog food packages for its customers. The aim is to keep dogs healthy and ensure they are content. With specialist staff on hand to help such as ex vets, this company is a market leader in what it does. With sites in both Richmond and Heathrow, the role will require you to split your time between both locations throughout each week.

Your new role

You will need to be familiar with the end to end procurement process and able to take lead of procurement projects as well as support the Procurement Manager with contract negotiations insights and data analysis. You will need to assist the Supply Chain team and bring in new suppliers. You will need to assess/agree when necessary the demands of the wider team, establishing buying requirements and identifying potential suppliers.
You will need to work with suppliers, obtain quotations and negotiate/close deals. As part of this role you will need to draft and review contracts and there will also be cross function project management. This project management will be when bringing on a new supplier on-board, ensuring systems are able to go live and there is correct cost, quality and service received before hand over “business as usual”. What you'll need to succeed You will need to be great at working in a team and contribute driven culture of a rapidly growing start-up company. You will always be looking for ways to develop the company, and improve your skills in buying and negotiation. As well as being commercially minded you will ideally have previous exposure to operations/supply chain preferably in a SME. You will have been responsible for budgets and expenditure in previous roles. Your communication skills must be strong and you must be able to manage cross functional projects with internal stakeholders. In relation to this, you need to be able to engage well with stakeholders, and thus need strong influencing skills. You should also have a working knowledge of procurement processes with particularly the tender process.

What you'll get in return

You will be working for a lively company and earning a competitive salary. In addition to this, you have the option of free breakfast, lunch and dinner, free beer/wine on Fridays and the

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