Job Description

  • Job Reference:CR2022_1642587208

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Retail

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Oxfordshire

  • Job Title: Procurement Specialist x2 - Indirects (Senior Buyer)

  • Job Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum

Posted On: 19th January 2022

2 brand new roles with household brand who have recruited for, for many years, but are mid-transformation and building a newly re-structured procurement team.

They are looking for 2 Senior Buyers, supporting across all three pillars of spend and supporting the Head of Category’s, conducting full end to end procurement and supporting the end goal of moving to a much more strategic outlook on procurement.

Category pillars: 1. FM/Property. 2. Corporate Services (IT, HR, Professional Services, IT, Marketing, Travel). 3. Hotel Services (Laundry, Linen, F&B, Reception)

* Support the wider procurement team all spend
* Review new and existing contracts and try to identify cost or service improvement opportunities
* Approach relevant stakeholders with improvement suggestions
* Negotiate with new, existing and the company key supplier base
* Make sure all contracts and spend data is recorded accurately and regularly
* Advise and suggest guidance through tender process with the team
* Prepare and draft tender documents for all levels of procurements

Experience & requirements:

* Generalist indirect procurement experience
* Proven experience in working in a Procurement / Sourcing Specialist role
* Worked in a procurement environment, across as broad a spend as possible
* Been involved in all parts of the procurement process at some points through career
* Proven experience in creating benefits from negotiating commercials with suppliers
* Analytical skills and experience with spend & contract reviews
* Being able to work autonomously without hand-holding
* Degree / CIPS preferable not essential



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