Procurement Specialist-FTSE Major-Swindon/Bristol

GBP40000 - GBP42000 per annum +
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Fast-learning Procurement Specialist - FTSE 100 Major - London - £40K + Package

A leading major has an urgent requirement for an ambitious indirect procurement professional with aspirations for quick promotion. The successful applicant will receive intensive on the job training, be given immediate access to senior stakeholders and be working in a fun yet professional environment. The successful will be leading across the IT category (e.g. hardware, software, telecoms) as well as other indirect categories (e.g. professional services).

Procurement experience required:-

  • A solid understanding of the strategic nature of procurement, with in-depth experience of seeing tenders through the end-to-end procurement process
  • Experience in IT procurement is ideal but not a pre-exquisite
  • An impressive track record of fast progression
  • Either a good understanding of IT procurement and software, or specialism in another indirect category (e.g. Marketing, HR, FM, Professional Services etc)
  • Degree and CIPS qualified preferable
  • A familiarity with SAP and Oracle

This role will see you:-

  • Gaining a holistic understanding of the IT category, receiving comprehensive training and transferring your procurement knowledge to this fundamental area
  • Working closely with a number of senior stakeholders, building rapport and gaining buy-in from day one
  • Managing multi-million pound spends and designing and implementing strategy plans and overseeing their global rollouts
  • Progressing rapidly within an internationally renowned player in the energy industry and adding an established brand to your CV
  • For a driven self-starter with ambitious career plans, this is a fantastic opportunity

If you are interested in this position, please send an updated CV to

Key skills: Procurement, Buyer, Purchasing, IT, Software, Hardware, IT Generalist, Strategic Sourcing, Degree, CIPS, MCIPS, FTSE 100

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