Corporate Services Procurement Specialist - £29K

GBP25000 - GBP30000 per annum + + package + flexi working
12 May 2021
11 Jun 2021
Molly Nelson
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Corporate Services Procurement Specialist - Global Manufacturing- £29K - Surrey

This British Multinational Aerospace company are recognised as world-class in their research and development, and innovative strategies towards multiple domains, including aerospace, cyber and energy. As an established member of the FTSE 250, they are growing at a fantastic rate and continuing to succeed in the market.

This organisation is currently undergoing a £100 million-pound transformation tied to an exciting expansion, meaning they currently seek an ambitious procurement professional to join the growing team as a sourcing procurement specialist, covering the corporate services category.

This is a permanent position, where you will be reporting to the Category Lead for Corporate Services. Post covid you would be based in the Surrey office on a flexible working basis. This role has a base salary of up to £29K plus package.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global company, where you can progress quickly in an organisation who value and place a true emphasis on educating and developing staff, with CIPS sponsorship and leadership development programmes.

The Procurement Sourcing Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Procurement for the Corporate Services category including Legal, HR, Professional Services and Recruitment, with direct responsibility for the sourcing of new suppliers and identifying risk/opportunities
  • Working collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders, to align vision and strategy for the ongoing transformation
  • Managing supplier relationships and ensuring that those on the supply list are properly always engaged and managed within the parameters of a highly regulated environment

Required background/experience for the Procurement Sourcing Specialist:

  • Evidence of successfully working within procurement teams or a Supply Chain related role
  • A good understanding of procurement systems and infrastructure
  • Previous industry experience in industrial or engineering sectors is beneficial
  • Ability to negotiate contracts and clauses
  • Strong educational background and formal procurement accreditation (CIPS) is desirable (or working towards)
  • An adaptive, ambitious individual who seeks to contribute to this organisations ongoing growth through being results-focussed and delivery-oriented.

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