Procurement Innovation Specialist

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Location
England, London
Salary
£60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted
08 Apr 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
BBBH7186
Contact
Ziyad Ibrahim
Specialist Area
Category Manager, Procurement
Sector
FMCG
Function
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Innovation Specialist - Global FMCG Major - £60-75k + Excellent Benefits Package - West London + Flexible Working - Global Transformation Programme

As part of an ongoing transformation of their global commercial function, market-leading FMCG Major seeks a high-achieving procurement specialist to drive change in a critical spend area, partnering with stakeholders across 50 regions to identify innovative methods for performance improvement, as well as implementing long-term strategies for category development. Joining an organisation famed for their entrepreneurial working methods, this position offers the autonomy to shape a category and leave a lasting impression on an award-winning function - whilst working for a firm with an unrivalled reputation for staff development, with a clear path to Senior Management in 12-18 months.

Procurement Innovation Specialist, Role Profile:-

  • Partnering with global stakeholders to determine the strategy for new sourcing methods & supplier partnerships, identifying innovative methods to improve commercial performance
  • Creating long-standing, harmonious stakeholder relationships - seeking to understand business challenges/requirements to shape category strategies
  • Conducting deep analysis into category & supplier performance - identifying innovative trends before partnering with the organisation to implement new methods of working
    • With a key focus on ethical/sustainable methods
  • Create 3-5, & 5-7, year category strategies that will serve the organisation as a continuously improving area

Procurement Innovation Specialist, requirements:-

  • Strong communication skills with an ability to engage and influence stakeholders to understand requirements and drive new ideas
  • Experience working with innovation and autonomy to drive change in a category, this can be any category area (direct or indirect) but must demonstrate a clear end-to-end change in sourcing methods/category practise
  • Strong numerate skills, including experience working with Excel and data analytics tools
  • Ambition to develop with a blue-chip organisation, eager to assume responsibility and progress in a global team

For more information, please apply directly through this website or e-mail through an up-to-date copy of your CV to: jobsZI@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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