Indirect Procurement Manager

England, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdon
£35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
16 Jan 2019
02 Mar 2019
Shiva Davoodi
Specialist Area
Buyer, Category Manager
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Category Specialist: Multinational Brand - Cambridgeshire - £35,000-45,000k - MCIPS Sponsorship - Fast Tracked Progression to Category Manager - Greenfield

This privately funded medical research organisation is dedicated to improving human health across the globe, making significant progress in the fight against disease since their establishment 80 years ago. Such an important mission requires high-performing support functions to maximise the organisation's reach and impact.
Due to the progress made towards their mission, this newly created procurement specialist position has been created to develop a strategic procurement & supplier management service for key business functions. Working at the core of a complex greenfield procurement site, you will have full autonomy to take the reins and lead the sourcing activities across your category. With excellent learning and development and an undisputed reputation for career progression, this is a fantastic opportunity for a procurement professional looking to progress their career to a senior position.

As a Procurement specialist you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the strategic sourcing activities across indirect procurement
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with key suppliers, focusing on risk assessment, quality delivery and cost improvement.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Procurement to drive the strategic procurement agenda, working proactively with the budget holders to ensure resources are efficiently managed
  • The end to end procurement process, from market research to contract award.

As a Procurement specialist you will have:

  • Experience working across any indirect procurement category
  • Full end to end procurement expertise
  • Degree + CIPS beneficial but not essential

With an undisputed reputation for professional development, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading pharmaceutical company in their fight against disease. For more information, or to apply, please contact Shiva at
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