Procurement Specialist - Prof Services

GBP25000 - GBP45000 per annum + Benefits
13 Oct 2018
12 Nov 2018
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Specialist - Prof Services / HR - £25 - 45K + Comprehensive Benefits - London OR Milton Keynes - FTSE 250 Retail Giant


Due to a major overhaul of their World Class Sourcing Hub, this major FTSE 250 firm are searching for a Prof Services / HR Procurement professional to join their award-winning team. Despite already having a high-performing function, the Professional Services category is in the early stages of a forward-thinking transformation, and as a result this iconic multinational firm requires an ambitious Sourcing Specialist to make their mark upon this multi-billion-dollar business unit.

As a Procurement Specialist you will:

  • Design & implement innovative category strategies across the full range of Professional Services categories such as HR, Rewards, Benefits, Travel, Merchandising, Consulting, Audit, Contingent, Recruitment, Labour & Learning & Development
  • 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 for you own sub-categories (ITT, RFP, RFQ, contract drafting & negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM etc)
  • Benefit from excellent mentorship from in a widely renowned procurement development scheme

In order to apply you must: -

  • 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)

If you fulfil the above criteria and are interested in this procurement opportunity, please send your CV to

Key skills: Procurement, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, Professional Services, Corporate Services, HR, Contingent Labour, Financial Services, FM, IT, Travel, Logistics, Fleet, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), SAP, Ariba, FTSE 100, Purchasing, Buying, Negotiation, Contract Management, Project Management, Programme Management, Procurement Graduate

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