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ReferenceJ8534_015226
RecruiterBis Henderson Recruitment
Industry SectorProfessional Services & Media, Services
Salary£35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Benefitsbenefits
Town/CityLuton
LocationsBedfordshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted26 June 2018

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Our client is a Global Brand in the service sector who require a team player to support all procurement activity across multiple indirect categories. This person will ensure the procurement process is fully optimised, according to the category plan agreed with the budget holder, and will have a track record of identifying and achieving savings opportunities and value add activity, through leveraging spend across the Group and driving the central P2P processes and policies.

Key Responsibilities
  • To support, develop and manage indirect spend categories across the UK business
  • Deliver annualised savings and added value
  • Generate and analyse internal and market data to benchmark proposed activities to scope projects and opportunities.
  • To work closely with all stakeholders across the organisation to deliver contracted savings
  • Develop negotiation and conditioning activity internally and externally at various stages of the source plan
  • To find initiative and flexible solutions to sourcing requirements for varying indirect categories, business requirements and service levels
  • To act as primary contact for centralised UK wide categories. To drive compliance and best practice through proactive use of management information and business reviews.
  • Manage the contracting phase for new and existing suppliers with the Legal department
  • Generate management information, reports and internal data as required
  • To develop ethical and green procurement opportunities, manage CSR reporting as required
  • Proactively manage and develop suppliers to manage service levels and develop further opportunities
  • To participate and engage with the Global Procurement Community contributing to global sourcing strategies and data generation
  • To fully manage the UK P2P policy



Key Skills
  • Process and data driven, well organised with an eye for detail and opportunities
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Must be analytically minded with proven excel experience and ability
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement skills across a matrix organisation and all levels of management
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines.
  • Ability to act independently with agreed objectives and strive to exceed targets

Desirable
  • Experience with the following categories – Travel, Marketing, IT, HR, Hospitality / conferencing
  • Experience of utilising PO / AP & contract management systems
  • Global category management experience
  • CIPS qualified























Recruiting a similar role?

Bis Henderson work with businesses to hire professionals on a permanent and interim basis across professional, management and executive roles.

Specialising in Supply Chain recruitment, Logistics recruitment, Procurement recruitment and eCommerce recruitment, we deliver candidates that meet your objectives – every time.



For more information please call 01494 620 160.

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Bis Henderson work with businesses to hire professionals on a permanent and interim basis across professional, management and executive roles.

Specialising in Supply Chain recruitment, Logistics recruitment, Procurement recruitment and eCommerce recruitment, we deliver candidates that meet your objectives – every time.



For more information please call 01494 620 160.







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