Job Description

  • Job Reference:956271CR_1532445934

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Retail

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: EU Procurement Specialist - Indirect (Global Retailer)

  • Job Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum

Posted On: 24th July 2018

An amazing opportunity to work for a listed, global retail business with multiple well respected brands in a “greenfield” environment. You will be responsible for their UK/I/EU spend across indirects where some of the more localised spend has not been analysed and actioned on from a procurement perspective.

This is an opportunity to really tap into their indirect spend portfolio in a truly global, multi-billion $ company, where it will give the right person an opportunity to improve service to the wider business, commercially improve spend and make this opportunity their own.

Role and responsibilities:

* Report into the Indirect Procurement Lead based in US, with a dotted line into local Finance Director
* End-to-end procurement management, sourcing to on-going SRM
* Influence stakeholders who might not have worked with the procurement to sell the benefits
* Be responsible for their UK and European corporate services / indirect spend
* Manage multi-million £ spends across assigned sub-categories
* Identify new potential suppliers and cost saving opportunities by using market knowledge

Experience and requirements:

* Procurement experience within Indirect and Services based procurement
* Worked within a large, multi-site organisation
* UK and ideally some multi-national stakeholder approach
* Adapt to different cultures, where stakeholder approach might need to tailored
* No issues with negotiating and influencing all levels of internal customer / stakeholder
* Managed a led projects from start to finish, autonomously
* Experience in building relationships in varied environment
* Ideally CIPS and degree qualified – not essential


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