Procurement Innovation Specialist

GBP30000 - GBP60000 per annum + + Benefits
11 Nov 2020
11 Dec 2020
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Innovation Analyst & Manager- Global FMCG Major - Supply Chain Technologies - Hertfordshire - £35k - £60k + Package

To apply please contact Adam at

As part of an ongoing transformation of their global supply chain function, market-leading FMCG Major seeks a high-achieving procurement specialists to drive technological advancements within their newly created procurement excellence division.

Partnering with stakeholders globally to identify innovative methods for performance improvement, as well as implementing long-term strategies for supply chain development. Joining an organisation famed for their entrepreneurial working methods, this position offers the autonomy to shape the growth of a procurement function and leave a lasting impression on an award-winning function.

Procurement Innovation Specialist, Role Profile:-

  • Work to identify and implement innovative supply chain technologies that represent the latest trends within procurement analytics, such as blockchain, AI etc.
  • Partnering with global stakeholders to determine the strategy for new sourcing methods & supplier partnerships, identifying innovative methods to improve commercial performance
  • Creating long-standing, harmonious stakeholder relationships - seeking to understand business challenges/requirements to shape category strategies
  • Conducting deep analysis into category & supplier performance - identifying innovative trends before partnering with the organisation to implement new methods of working
    • With a key focus on ethical/sustainable methods
  • Create 3-5, & 5-7, year category strategies that will serve the organisation long term

Procurement Innovation Specialist, requirements:-

  • Strong analytical skillset with experience/exposure in innovative supply chain technologies such as blockchain, AI or similar
  • Experience using/implementing SAP required
  • Experience working with innovation and autonomy to drive change in procurement, this can be any category area (direct or indirect) but managers will demonstrate a clear end-to-end change in sourcing methods/category practise
  • Strong numerate skills, including experience working with Excel and data analytics tools
  • Ambition to develop with a blue-chip organisation, eager to assume responsibility and progress in a global team

For more information, please apply directly through this website or e-mail through an up-to-date copy of your CV to:

Keywords: Procurement, Analytics, Blockchain, AI, Technology, Hertfordshire, London, North London, Supply Chain

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