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  • Job Reference:969985CR_1673968600

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Oil/Gas/Household Services

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Global Procurement Specialist - Indirects (Fortune 500)

  • Job Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

Working for one a US based Fortune 500 business who are turning over in the multi-billions and in an industry that is leading the way current stocks and listings, who have the highest retention rate compared to any other company we work with.

They are looking for a procurement professional to come in and support the wider team in managing a wide range of service based spend such as as; IT, Marketing, HR, Professional Services, Travel, Logistics AND SO ON.

A truly unique and exceptional benefits package, some examples to follow:

* Every other FRIDAY OFF
* Annual lunch allowance
* Travel alowance
* Bonus
* Shares
* Huge pension contribution

Role and responsibilities:

* Utilising strategic sourcing processes and techniques to ensure competitive supply advantage with the aim of driving improvements and efficiency in the supply chain.
* Conducts market analysis activities and develops expertise with the market conditions of assigned categories.
* Leads/assists in developing and applying appropriate negotiation strategies tactics and conflict resolution.
* Develops supplier relationships ensuring, value creation cost reduction and compliance with purchasing policies. Utilises strategic cost management tools and trend forecasts to assist in maximising value of supplier relationships and contracts.
* Develops category management plans and oversees implementation of new supply arrangements in conjunction with relevant business experts.
* Leading category teams which include business partner SME’s, procurement analysts, contractors, internal/external stakeholders and procurement or business professionals.
* Formulating fit for purpose contracts.
* Leading or participating in ad-hoc project teams.

Competencies / Skills:

* Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
* Collaborative and able to build relationships with multiple groups including other business units, higher levels of management and external suppliers.
* Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and capable to complete tasks thoroughly. Ability to discern discrepancies in data and reports.
* Degree educated (or equivalent)
* Preferably CIPS Qualified or studying towards qualification
* Considerable experience of contract review, formulation and execution.
* Flexible attitude towards working hours
* Experience in IT or marketing related category sourcing preferable

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