Procurement Specialist

  • £35000 per annum
  • Posted: 03/01/2017
  • Slough
  • Job Ref: 123103179
  • Permanent

Job Details

Procurement Specialist (Professional Services)

Location: Slough, Berkshire

Salary: Circa 35,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing global organisation within their Professional Services team to manage the sourcing, negotiating and contracting to ensure supply of services and goods to UK / Ireland from the external market place.

You will apply best Purchasing practises for assigned categories within Professional Services and develop effective business relationships with suppliers, Business Partners and other team members. Candidates should have 2-5 years previous experience within Indirect Procurement. Any experience on Sales or Marketing categories would be highly advantageous but not essential.

Key Responsibilities:

Source, negotiate and contract, with direction from the Senior Procurement Manager, for goods and services in allocated categories, to deliver quality and value

Align with the respective Business Partners and deliver best value/Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) to meet the business needs

Implement the supplier relationship management process across allocated categories

Develop and maintain effective business relationships

Management and maintenance of the supplier base of assigned categories

Skills and Experience:

Educated to degree level or equivalent desirable

MCIPS qualified or studying towards preferable

Indirect purchasing experience

Computer literate in MS Office

ERP knowledge desirable

Comprehensive knowledge of purchasing techniques and routinely applies knowledge to projects

Ability to understand financial figures

Provides complete, accurate and structured documentation for all projects

Independently manages the end to end purchasing process, pushing projects forward to full completion and agreed timelines