Ambitious Procurement Professional - FTSE 100

City of London
GBP43000 - GBP55000 per annum + Package
20 Feb 2013
20 Mar 2013
Joseph Emery
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Ambitious Procurement Professional - Global FTSE 100 Professional Services Firm - London - £43 - 55K + Package

One of the most iconic global brands of the 21st century is looking to take on a high-achieving procurement specialist with ambitious career aspirations. The successful candidate will be working within an award-winning procurement function, receive personally tailored development towards senior management and have fantastic short and long term prospects within this prestigious blue chip firm.

This procurement role will see you:

  • Managing the procurement function on behalf of the company's customers, and facilitating the coordination of a variety of key delivery teams across their vital services
  • Performing overall spend management, appropriately managing customer projects to exceed customer expectations
  • Being the primary point of contact for their FTSE 100 customers during the sourcing and category management process, offering innovative solutions when necessary
  • Working closely with, and as an intermediary between, this high-performing procurement team and their major customers, enabling you to learn from industry experts and be constantly pushed out of your comfort zone
  • Leading direct negotiation with key vendors and coordinating contract implementation

In order to be successful in your application it is recommended that you have:

  • Strong SRM and strategic sourcing experience, preferably tested in a blue chip background in your budding procurement career
  • Strong knowledge of SAP / Ariba, and a comprehensive understanding of risk management in a high-profile procurement function
  • CIPS & Strong academics preferred

If you are looking for a catalyst in your promising purchasing and sourcing career, then this is an excellent opportunity to be taken on by a globally renowned organisation with a revered track record for nourishing its members.

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Key skills: Procurement, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Risk Management, SAP, Ariba, FTSE 100, Purchasing, Buying, Negotiation, Vendor Management