Indirect Procurement Specialist - £45K

Recruiter
1st Executive
Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Company Car
Posted
11 Mar 2019
Closes
25 Apr 2019
Ref
J12089
Contact
Anthony Barden
Specialist Area
Category Manager
Function
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you an ambitious individual looking to fast-track your career in Procurement?

Our client, a leading UK 'Blue-Chip', is looking to recruit a Senior Buyer within their Central Procurement function. This is a fantastic development role for an individual with Procurement experience, and with a desire to fast-track their career in a Procurement function undergoing significant transformation and up-skilling.

Role:

The jobholder will support a team of Procurement Managers, and will assist with the procurement of Indirect Goods & Services on a group wide basis. With a large pipeline of imminent projects this is a fantastic opportunity to develop a range of Procurement skills including spend analysis, market research, supplier identification, contract negotiation, as well as post-contract supplier performance and contractual adherence. The jobholder will be expected to support the full lifecycle sourcing process providing value analytical expertise across the RFX process. In turn, it is expected that the jobholder support the supplier relationship management of business critical vendors.

Furthermore, the jobholder will use Excel and Power Point to create MI and reporting packs for presentation to key stakeholders.

Experience:

This is an excellent opportunity to enter the procurement function of a prestigious 'Blue-Chip' organisation. Ideally you will have a desire to undertake the CIPS qualification, and to pursue procurement as a career.

  • Demonstrates some experience of operating in a Buyer or Senior Buyer capacity for indirects
  • Experience of using e-sourcing tools
  • Analytical and logical nature, highly numerate with demonstrable experience of using Excel
  • Confident communicator with an engaging personality
  • Ideally Degree qualified

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