Junior Procurement Consultant

  • £23000 - £30000 per annum
  • Posted: 01/12/2016
  • London
  • Job Ref: 123103193
  • Permanent

Job Details

Junior Procurement Consultant

Location: London HQ. Client site based with weekly travel UK wide

Salary: 23,000 - 30,000 plus excellent benefits, negotiable subject to experience

Our client is a rapidly expanding consulting business who need dynamic and committed people to support their growth. If you've got the talent and the attitude, they will give you the responsibility and the rewards.

As a Junior Consultant, you will work closely with clients to drive savings through excellent procurement. Confident working on your own, you'll also thrive in a team environment and you'll relish a big challenge. Most of all, you'll need to be energetic and highly motivated with the passion to achieve outstanding results.

Consultants are responsible for the management and delivery of cost improvement initiatives across direct and indirect categories for a range of leading businesses UK wide and globally.

Ideal candidates will be degree and CIPS (or studying towards) qualified. Preferably you will have 2 years of procurement experience and will be keen to take the next step in your career. Any previous consulting experience would be advantageous but not essential. This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing Consultancy where you will be offered excellent training and development potential.

Your responsibilities will include:

Spend analysis

Supply market and product analysis

Development of sourcing and category strategies

Managing tender and e-auction processes

Conducting supplier negotiations

Managing a variety of stakeholders, at all levels

Implementation of cost improvement plans

Your profile:

An excellent degree

Career experience within procurement and/or consultancy

Strong analytical skills

Enjoy solving complex problems

Clear understanding of technical issues

Very good communication skills

Flexible, and the ability to work hard as part of a team and to work well under pressure

Language skills an advantage

Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Consulting teams are based on-site with clients, so you must be prepared to travel