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Senior Procurement Specialist - Location (various)

Reference170718_384132
RecruiterBramwith Consulting
Industry SectorEnergy & Utilities, Engineering, Engineering - Other, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Mining, Oil & Gas, Rail & Transport Insfrastructure
Salary£35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Benefitsbonus + CIPS sponsorship
Town/CityCity of London
LocationsBedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cleveland / Teesside, County Durham, East Sussex, Essex, Greater London, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, London, Northumberland, Oxfordshire, South East (Excl London), Surrey, Tyne Tees, Tyneside, Wearside, West Sussex
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted19 January 2018

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Senior Procurement Specialist – Entrepreneurial Tech Firm – London, Basingstoke or Newcastle - £35,000 – 42,000 + Bonus + CIPS Sponsorship + Fast-track Promotion to Category Manager

Due to rapid growth this young Tech firm is seeking an ambitious, commercially-minded Procurement Specialist to join ranks and deliver a step-change across key indirect categories (HR, Professional Services, Travel etc.). Thanks to progressive leadership, Procurement has come a long way over the last four years but the team still has development areas in their best-in-class journey, so this new po-sition presents a fantastic opportunity to add value and carve a name for oneself en-route to ‘Cate-gory Manager.’

With offices across the UK, you have the option to be based in a location close to home. Key offic-es with procurement presence are London, Basingstoke and Newcastle.

As Senior Procurement Specialist you will:-

• Proactively sell strategic procurement initiatives to senior stakeholders, positioning procure-ment more effectively within the organisation and gaining crucial buy-in from Divisional Heads, Sales Directors and the Managing Director
• Autonomously own £ Multi-Million procurement indirect sub-categories (HR, Professional Services, Travel etc.) and strategic sourcing projects from cradle-to-grave, from gathering stakeholders' requirements to ITT, RFP, RFQ, contract negotiation and award, and supplier relationship management (SRM) phases
• Bring an entrepreneurial spirit to the team, picking up broader commercial responsibilities outside of typical Procurement & Sourcing (e.g. progressing toward P&L ownership and wid-er commercial management)
• ?Focus on complex procurement categories – e.g. Legal, Tax, Consultancy, Recruitment -managing both leading large suppliers as well as bespoke and niche vendors
• Report into the Procurement Leader, benefiting from one-to-one coaching to ensure your promotion within 12-18 months

Required background:-

• Impressive track record within your early procurement career to date, ?progressing from Gradu-ate Buyer / Procurement Specialist in just 2-3 years
• Strong knowledge of the end-to-end procurement process, with strategic (as opposed to just tactical) sourcing experience. My client are open to your category experience – i.e. either indi-rect or direct
• Degree qualified & studying CIPS (preferred though not essential)

If you are a passionate, self-starting procurement professional looking for real responsibility and exposure, this thriving business is promising an exciting career. With the flexibility of base loca-tion this is a great option for up and coming procurement talent.

To find out more and apply? please send your CV to[email removed] or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, indirect, HR, professional services, travel

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