Strategic Procurement Sourcing Specialist

City of London
GBP35000 - GBP45000 per annum + package
23 Feb 2018
23 Mar 2018
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement - Strategic Sourcing Specialist HR & Professional Services - Global Blue Chip - London or Hertfordshire - £35 - 45k + Excellent Benefits

This iconic Blue Chip firm employs over 150,000 people across the globe, so having a world-class procurement team looking after their HR & Professional Services spend is crucial. Due to an internal promotion the Firm is seeking an ambitious Sourcing Specialist to join ranks, become accepted as in integral member of the team and lead £ Multi-Million procurement projects to achieve significant savings.

As Strategic Sourcing Specialist HR & Professional Services you will:-
* Own the end-to-end procurement lifecycle for an array of £Multi-Million HR & PS sourcing projects including Recruitment, Contingent Labour, Employee Benefits, Payroll, Consultancy, Tax, Legal sub-categories
* Be enrolled onto the Accelerated Procurement Promotion Scheme (APPS) to ensure your personal progression into true Category Management (whether in HR & PS or wider indirect categories)
* Engage with executive stakeholders to sustain crucial buy-in for this award-winning strategic sourcing function
* Build and nurture longstanding and fruitful relationships with market leading suppliers through best practice Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) methodologies

Required experience / qualifications:
* Previous strategic sourcing / procurement experience within a leading firm (ideally FTSE 250), with exposure to senior stakeholders
* Working knowledge of the end to end procurement process (ITT, RFP, RFQ, contract drafting / negotiation, SRM etc)
* Degree (or equivalent)
* MCIPS (or studying towards) preferred not essential

This Blue Chip employer has an outstanding reputation for providing accelerated career progression for bright and ambitious characters, and with various progression routes both within and outside of procurement, this could be a fantastic opportunity to challenge and stretch oneself.

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Key skills and areas: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, HR, Professional Services, Legal, Contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder management

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