Junior Procurement Specialist

Location
Surrey
Salary
GBP32000 - GBP34000 per annum +
Posted
26 Mar 2021
Closes
25 Apr 2021
Ref
BBBH14043
Contact
Rhys Brown
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Junior Procurement Specialist

FTSE 250 Aerospace Firm

Surrey/Hampshire

Contact: Rhys at jobsRB@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

This multinational firm who are market leaders in the development of new technology and aerospace solutions are looking for a junior Procurement Specialist to join their growing sourcing function at the company's head office.

Working as part of a specialist and dynamic team, the successful individual will have the chance to work on some of the most cutting-edge scientific and technological innovations within the aerospace, cyber and defence arenas. They will have exposure to the full end to end procurement process, working with critical suppliers to negotiate the best possible terms, and partnering with engineering teams to establish requirements.

This role is for someone ambitious who wishes to progress quickly within a large organisation and is passionate about a career within procurement.

The key responsibilities of the Procurement Specialist role are:

  • Building and mentioning relationships with internal and external stakeholders, influencing decision making at all levels and ensuring compliance in a highly regulated environment
  • Contributing to the RFQ process, utilising negotiation skills to ensure robust and cost-effective contractual arrangements with suppliers
  • Managing the overall supply chain of materials and services, including obtaining quotes and expediting orders
  • Assist in the development of procurement and sourcing strategy across multiple projects, whilst also monitoring associated risks and continuously improving performance
  • Produce timely and accurate reports of procurement requirements, supplier performance and effectively communicate with senior management

The requirements for this role are:

  • 1+ years procurement experience, such as a buyer, ideally within a technical environment such as manufacturing, engineering, aerospace/defence, or other regulated industries
  • Strong negotiation skills, with a knowledge of end-to-end procurement processes and procedures
  • CIPS qualified or working towards is desirable, but a strong academic record is essential
  • Full unrestricted right to work in the UK, including eligibility for security clearance which may be required

This is an excellent opportunity for someone at the start of their procurement career to join an established and market-leading organisation which will offer unapparelled opportunities for growth and development.

Salary: Above market rate but dependent on experience

Key words: procurement, sourcing, supply chain, direct procurement, buyer, procurement specialist, aerospace, defence, engineering, strategic sourcing, supply chain management, surrey, Hampshire, reading, home counties, Woking, CIPS, MCIPS, supplier management

Apply for Junior Procurement Specialist

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly

Apply

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .txt, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb


4000 characters left

Marketing Communications

Haymarket Media Group, the publisher of Supply Management, takes your privacy seriously.

Learn more about how we use your information when job seeking.

We will use your information to ensure you receive messages that are relevant to you. 

Please be aware that unless you opt in, you will miss out on emails containing the latest job vacancies, career advice and other services from Supply Management that could help your career.

Should you cease to require these services in future, you can stop receiving these messages from us via the unsubscribe link on any email received or by contacting us directly. Please see our Full Privacy Notice.


By applying for a job listed on Supply Management Jobs you agree to our Terms and Conditions. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs