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Procurement Category Specialist - Professional Ser

Procurement Category Specialist - HR & Professional Services - West London - Global Technology Firm - £40,000 - £45,000 + Benefits Package

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This revolutionary technology platform is currently embarking upon large scale procurement transformation as it enters its 6th year of existence. With revenues due to triple in 2020 and with outreach across over 30 countries, this innovative online juggernaut is changing the game and rapidly progressing towards leading the industry. Procurement is the at the heart of company growth plans, with a greenfield function working closely with the board of directors to implement world-class procurement strategy across a variety of indirect categories.

As a result of their growth, they're seeking a bright, ambitious and up-and-coming strategic sourcing specialist to join its team as Category Specialist - Professional Services.. With a challenging range of £ Multi-Million sub-categories to manage and a supportive and collaborative team ethos, the Indirect Category Specialist will embed themselves quickly and build an impressive portfolio of strategic achievements.

As a Procurement Category Specialist - HR & Professional Services you will:

  • Focus your time on strategic sourcing and skilled procurement & project management, leaving more junior members to handle transactional procurement
  • Help design & implement innovative category strategies across the full range of Professional Services spend areas including HR, Travel, Legal, Financial and other indirect services
  • Manage a challenging executive stakeholder community, honing your influencing skills and playing a key role in the further progression of procurement across this FTSE 100 business
  • Own the cradle-to-grave procurement process (ITT, RFP, RFQ, contract drafting & negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM etc)

Required experience & QUALIFICATIONS: -

  • A strong introduction to procurement via a FTSE 250 Procurement Graduate Scheme, or experience as a Buyer / Procurement Specialist in a Blue-Chip organisation
  • Full working knowledge of end to end procurement lifecycle, with exceptionally strong stakeholder management, strategic sourcing and project management skills
  • Ideally at least a year specifically spent working across an indirect procurement category (i.e. Marketing Procurement, HR / Professional Services, IT, FM etc)
  • Degree & CIPS (or studying towards)

This is a stand-out opportunity for an ambitious procurement & sourcing specialist to focus on challenging strategic projects WITHIN A FORWARD-THINKING RAPDILY GROWING TECHNOLOGY ORGANISATION.


Key skills: Procurement, Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Stakeholder management, Supplier relationship management (SRM), Negotiation, Contract drafting and management, Marketing Procurement, Buying, Creative Agencies, Above the Line (ATL), Below the Line (BTL), PR, Events, Media, Indirect procurement, Global FTSE 100, RFP, RFQ, London, Uxbridge, Bracknell, Twickenham, Surrey, Chertsey, Richmond, Hounslow, High Wycombe, Slough, Feltham

Bramwith Consulting
Job Type
West London
Salary and benefits
£40000 to £45000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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