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Lead Procurement Buyer: Indirects

Contact: Rhys[email removed]

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced procurement professional to join this recognisable retail company during an exciting period of change and transformation.

The company is consistently voted as one of the best companies to work for in the UK and has won multiple awards for its approach to work-life-balance and commitment to its community work.

This role will involve providing close support to procurement management in engaging with all aspects of procurement covering multiple indirect categories and business areas. From running competitive tenders to providing detailed analysis of trends and supplier performance, this role offers the perfect opportunity to be exposed to all aspects of indirect procurement and make a real impact to this company that sees a procurement spend in excess of £73 million.

The responsibilities of this role include:

As well as providing a core sourcing and buying function, this role also includes aspects of procurement analysis and supplier relationship management.

  • Taking responsibility for procurement spend across multiple indirect categories including IT, facilities and managed services, and across all the company's extensive business areas
  • Exercising excellent supplier relationship management skills and stakeholder management in order to fully understand procurement requirements, and drive compliance across the business
  • Provide detailed analysis and advice to stakeholders across the company on trends and risks, whilst ensuring tender documentation, proposals and reports are completed to the highest standards and in a timely manor
  • Be an active member of the company's community, by engaging in cultural activities as well as community focuses initiatives

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years within a procurement environment covering indirect categories
  • Analytical mindset, proven ability to engage with senior stakeholders and present information clearly
  • Strong computer skills, including excel
  • Strong academic track record, degree educated and CIPS qualified desirable

This opportunity would suit an ambitious, charismatic and dynamic procurement professional looking to take their career to the next level with a company which will nurture talent, provide space for autonomy in the role and provide a positive work atmosphere.

This company prides itself in its positive culture and ethical business model and is well known for its positive engagement with the local community.

For more information or to apply please send your CV to Rhys: [link removed]

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Advertiser
Bramwith Consulting
Reference
BBBH10236
Job Type
Industry Sector
Town/City
Warwick
Salary
£35000 to £40000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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