Procurement Specialist

5 days left

London (Central), London (Greater)
£40-45k + bonus and great flexible benefits
18 Mar 2019
30 Apr 2019
Specialist Area
Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

As a market leader in their field, this Global FTSE 100, leading edge, technology organisation are enjoying a period of growth and are looking for dynamic, astute Procurement Specialists…

The purpose of the Procurement Specialist role is to work with Procurement Managers across a spend portfolio in excess of $10m per annum; develop stakeholder relationships resulting in early involvement in projects; deliver Procurement that results in goods and services being procured in a cost effective and efficient manner for the business; and proactively identifying new opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver the elements of the overall Procurement strategy that are relevant to the allocated categories

  • Work with the Procurement Managers to deliver sub-category strategies and procurement projects within the framework of the overall Procurement Strategy, such that the relevant internal team is supportive and clear on the vision, strategy and implementation process

  • Work with the Procurement Managers to identify and assess risks and agree with the Procurement Managers a risk-based approach to optimise time; effort; value and risk in each Procurement

  • Conduct market analysis, run tender processes, use data analysis and conduct negotiations with Procurement Mangers to ensure savings are delivered within a best practice framework following Procurement processes and governance

  • Support the Procurement Managers or lead on category negotiations with suppliers to ensure savings are achieved, and value for money and efficiencies are secured for the business

  • Identify simple market innovations that drive value and protect against foreseeable risks

  • Collect and analyse spend and market data in support of procurement strategies

  • Take responsibility for ongoing personal development


  • Maximise the value of around $10m of spend

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good influencing skills

  • Some category management experience and experience in sourcing a broad range of goods and services in relevant category area

  • Evidence of developing category strategies in a supporting role

  • Good negotiation; basic risk assessment and stakeholder management skills

  • Good understanding and management of end to end RFP processes, contract award and supplier management

  • Some understanding of contract law and legal principles

  • Team player

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • CIPS or working towards

  • Experience working in a complex global or multisite FTSE100/FTSE250

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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