Indirect Procurement Specialist - FMCG leader

GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum + package
27 Nov 2020
27 Dec 2020
George Beale
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Full Time

Indirect Procurement Category Manager - Global FMCG Firm - London £50-55k + package - initial 15-month FTC to Perm - 'Top 25 places to work in the UK'

This global and rapidly expanding FMCG firm, that has shown sustained growth for over 5 years and the leader in their industry, is looking to bring on board a cutting-edge and ambitious procurement specialist to lead across a number of indirect procurement categories, including and mainly focussed on IT & IT services.

This firm has been recognised in 2020 by the Times as a 'Top 25 Employer" in the UK, with an employee centric culture, showing trust of their employees whilst offering a brilliant training ground for up-and-coming talent to move into more senior positions and move. Despite this being an initial 15-month contract, this is a permanent requirement and will likely go perm during this contract.

Role outline:

  • Strategically manage the implementation of category strategies across the business in relation to software, technologies and IT services
  • Tasked with developing long-term relationships with senior stakeholders across the organisation, geared to sustain the hyper-growth this organisation is going through
  • Work closely with the experienced head of procurement to develop robust sourcing strategies and contractual terms with suppliers
  • Take full advantage of the autonomy this organisation provides to learn and upskill your experience and progress into senior management and above as this team develops

Experience required:

  • Indirect procurement category buying experience, ideally with experience across IT subcategories. Indirect generalist skillsets are also desired.
  • Strategic mind-set, with the ability to autonomously implement process across the organisation, with the influencing ability to push strategies through with challenging stakeholders
  • Degree / CIPS level 4 is a must

If you are an ambitious junior procurement specialist looking to take the step into a management role or an experienced procurement manager looking to test yourself in a market leading organisation, please get in touch through the following domain or directly on:

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