Beaumont Select

Contract Associate

Brighton, East Sussex
£45-50k + bonus + pension
11 Oct 2019
08 Nov 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Global client is looking for an organised, outgoing Contract Associate to join their friendly, busy team based on the South Coast. Great opportunity to work for a household name...

Are you a Procurement professional with contracts experience, or maybe you have a legal contracts background and are looking to try something different ?

Our well known Global client are looking for a Contract Associate to join their Global Supply Management team down on the Sussex coast.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifying, collaborating and executing on agreed sourcing and category plan strategies with Business Partners
  • Performing RFI, market analysis, total cost modelling, benchmarking and spend analysis
  • Supporting RFI/RFP/RFQ, supplier and negotiation process
  • Conducting meetings with suppliers in support of RFI/RFPs and ensure project timelines and deliverables are met
  • Tracking and providing regular reporting and updates to the relevant parties (including line management, regional/global GSM team and key stakeholders) on project status
  • Leading or participating in cross markets/regional initiatives as defined by GSM leadership
  • Leading sourcing activities across functional lines, markets, business units that have a major impact on expense, revenue and profitability
  • Maintaining and promoting Values by ensuring that work is completed to the highest professional, legal, and regulatory standards, and that the activities subject to review/procurement comply with the Company's stated business ethics


  • Evidence of strong procurement experience, competitive intelligence and capabilities across categories
  • Procurement professional with operating knowledge of contract law, local/regional/global sourcing strategies, risk management, vendor due diligence, supplier development and complex negotiations skills
  • Ability to manage day to day business priorities along with long term strategic deliverables
  • Strong project management skills and financial experience including development of CBAs and financial models
  • Passion for using analytics to develop insights and recommendations, solve business challenges, improve the customer experience, and drive bottom line results
  • Strong communication and influencing skills with evidence of consistently delivering cost savings and value-add opportunities
  • Ability to proactively drive internal stakeholder and external supplier relationships
  • Positive attitude, flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity and rapid change
  • Fluent in another European language (i.e. Spanish) will be a plus
  • Experience with various eProcurement tools like Ariba, etc. will be advantageous
  • A university degree (Business Management, Supply Chain Management, Finance is desirable), CIPS qualification, MBA or equivalent experience

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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