Senior Procurement Specialists

Welsh Water
£45,412 to £55,620
27 Jun 2019
27 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Procurement Specialists                                                            Job no: 495441
Location: Newport
Salary: £45,412 to £55,620

Work/Life benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Pension Plan
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Training and Development programmes provided
  • Annual Incentive Scheme – maximum opportunity 10% of base salary
  • Flexible working considered
  • Onsite car park
  • Generous range of employee benefits and discounts

Are you a Procurement professional looking for an opportunity to make a real impact?

The procurement team are located in a modern and vibrant office just off the M4 corridor on the outskirts of Cardiff with great parking.

We are looking for new colleagues to join the team, delivering great customer service and savings across a broad range of categories including engineering, IT, construction projects and corporate services, with expenditure of £500M per annum. Our highly competitive package offers you the chance to make a difference to Welsh Water and its customers. Our unique business model is not for profit so the savings you make will benefit the customer and the environment too.

Read on to know more about the important work procurement do to support our business, keeping clean water flowing, protecting the environment and earning the trust of our customers every day.

Interested in the environment and making a difference? Put your procurement skills into action for a company that uses its profit to benefit its customers and the environment, not shareholders.

As a Senior Procurement Specialist, you’ll work as part of an integrated team to successfully deliver a wide range of procurement projects. Working collaboratively with a team of over 20 procurement professionals you will be focused on professional delivery, customer service and teamwork.

The Senior Procurement Specialist Capital will be responsible for delivering end to end procurement solutions for construction projects circa £100m per annum including civil engineering, mechanical and electrical and design. Utilising NEC forms of contract the Senior Procurement Specialist will focus on driving value for money and appropriate risk management. 

The Senior Procurement Specialist Services role will be responsible for developing and delivering innovative strategies for the procurement of engineering solutions, IT investment, corporate services including consultancy. You will deliver excellent customer service, cost savings, build the relationships with supply chain and customers through deployment of effective supplier, customer and risk management.

Want to work and live in a great location? Visit Wales to see what we have to offer, cities, beaches, epic adventures.

Based in an office just off the M4 we are located within easy reach of Cardiff and Bristol with other offices throughout Wales and parts of Herefordshire.  We offer staff discounts in our own Visitor Centres, in our cafes, on cycle hire and on water sports activities adding value to your time out of work.  But that’s not all.  Other benefits include employee reward, Cycle to Work and Car Save schemes, reductions on mobile phone contracts and much, much more.

So why wait?

Welsh Water is the 5th largest employer in Wales.  Awarded the Platinum Corporate Health Standard and as a Gold Investors in People accredited employer, we are committed to health and well-being and to equality, diversity and inclusivity.

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