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Category Lead - European Projects (x2)

Job Reference: 1202-33       Job Type: Permanent       Date Added: 30/04/2012

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Employer: Beaumont Select
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £45-56k Pension, Health

An exciting challenge for a Procurement professional with indirect spend experience within EMEA. Birmingham based.

Our client is an ambitious group purchasing organisation for the public and private sectors in the UK and Europe, and we are delighted to have been chosen to support them as part of this major recruitment drive.

We are looking for two (2) experienced, entrepreneurial Indirect Procurement professionals to join the growing Purchasing team. This recruitment focuses on the Corporate Procurement team, which manages approximately £2b of spend in areas such as IT & Telco, HR & Professional Services, Marketing & Print, Travel & Fleet, and Facilities.

This opportunity will focus on a diverse, indirect spend across the European region, therefore you must have this experience ideally within a health and care or pharmaceutical environment. This role is a permanent opportunity paying circa £45k to £56k + bens, based in Birmingham with some EU travel.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, you must be able to work autonomously as well as leading cross cultural teams, be able to use strong relationship skills to overcome resistance, be collaborative in your approach and be able to effectively sell the benefits of procurement.

You will undertake strategic procurement, providing best-value contract opportunities for all of our client's customers. This will include category management, new workplan opportunities, contracts management, pro-active supplier and market management, customer engagement, developing and supporting global sourcing strategies, leading stakeholder groups, process improvement and data analysis.

The values of our client include integrity, customer focus, respect, professionalism, excellence, innovation and continuous development. To be able to work in this environment and succeed in the role, you must have the following skills and experience:

- Indirect services spend experience within a European remit.
- Significant purchasing/ procurement experience with a proven track record of delivery against targets.
- Strategic Sourcing and Category Management experience.
- Negotiation experience.
- Supplier Relationship Management experience.
- Accomplished user of e-Procurement systems.



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Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.

Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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