Indirect Category Specialist - FTSE 250

Location
London
Salary
GBP45000 - GBP60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
10 Aug 2018
Closes
09 Sep 2018
Ref
1808-21
Contact
jobsPH
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement & Sourcing - Indirect Category Specialist - FTSE 250 Organisation - FastTrack Career Development - Surrey £45,000 - £60,000 +Market Leading Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package

Location: London

Contact: JobsAV@bramwithconsulting.com

Due to an internal promotion, this globally revered firm is seeking a bright, ambitious and up-and-coming strategic sourcing specialist to join its award-winning team as Procurement Specialist - IT & Indirects. With a challenging range of £ Multi-Million sub-categories to manage and a supportive and collaborative team ethos, the Category Specialist will embed themselves quickly and build an impressive portfolio of strategic achievements.

As a Procurement Category Specialist for IT & Indirects you will:

  • Focus your time on strategic sourcing and skilled procurement & project management, leaving more junior members to handle transactional procurement
  • Design & implement innovative category strategies across the full range of IT spend areas including Software, Services, Cyber, Infrastructure, and other indirect services
  • Manage a challenging executive stakeholder community, honing your influencing skills and playing a key role in the further progression of procurement across this FTSE 100 business
  • Own the cradle-to-grave procurement process (ITT, RFP, RFQ, contract drafting & negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM etc)

Required experience & qualifications:-

A strong introduction to procurement via a FTSE 250 Procurement Graduate Scheme, or experience as a Buyer / Senior Buyer / Assistant Category Manager in a Blue Chip organisation

Full working knowledge of end to end procurement lifecycle, with exceptionally strong stakeholder management, strategic sourcing and project management skills

Ideally at least a year specifically spent managing an indirect procurement category (i.e. Marketing Procurement, HR / Professional Services, IT, FM etc)

Degree & CIPS (or studying towards)

This is a stand-out opportunity for an ambitious procurement & sourcing specialist to focus on challenging strategic projects and progress quickly to senior management.

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Key skills: Procurement, Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Stakeholder management, Supplier relationship management (SRM), Negotiation, Contract drafting and management, Marketing Procurement, Buying, Creative Agencies, Above the Line (ATL), Below the Line (BTL), PR, Events, Media, Indirect procurement, Global FTSE 100, RFP, RFQ, London

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