Procurement Specialist

Welsh Water
£36,710 to £42,215
27 Jun 2019
27 Jul 2019
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Specialist                                                                                     
Location: Newport
Salary: £36,710 to £42,215

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

Want to drive value through best in class procurement?

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

The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for delivering end to end procurement projects for a combination of one off requirements and frameworks across a wide range of categories. Utilising E Procurement processes you will work focus on delivering value for money outcomes for our customers, measuring supplier performance and developing improvements plans. 

Help us to deliver innovative procurement in a Lean culture.

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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