Procurement Buyer

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Recruiter
Talent Drive
Location
Surrey
Salary
Initial 12-month FTC £30-45,000 per annum + profit share+ great benefits
Posted
25 May 2021
Closes
25 Jun 2021
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Buyer – Leading Financial Services Brand- Surrey
Initial 12-month FTC £30-45,000 per annum + profit share+ great benefits

Overview:

If you were a Procurement Professional- where would you next want to work? A business who are growing and investing in Procurement sound interesting? How about a Procurement role where you have the chance to work across category both in direct and indirect Procurement in areas that have never been managed before? Well, this Procurement Buyer role right in the heart of Surrey offers all of this and more!

Talent Drive is very pleased to bring to market a rare greenfield opportunity within a growing financial services business. This is a newly created initial 12-month fixed term contract as part of an exciting digital transformation across the business and this role will see you support the Head of Procurement and Category Managers in executing sourcing activities across all categories and help explore innovative ways of consolidating its supplier base and adding strategic value to the organisation through this transformation.

What the role involves:

As a Procurement Buyer, you will be responsible for supporting on projects across direct and indirect spend such as HR, Professional Services, Marketing, FM, Fleet and Logistics and identify opportunities for consolidating spend and undertaking tendering and contract management opportunities for a wide range of requirements.

Ensuring category spend is managed effectively and to drive quality and cost savings for the organisation as they continue to grow.

Manage a new supplier on boarding and contract performance management programme to include SLA and KPI implementation.

Ensure procurement support is provided to other improvement projects across the business.

The person we hope to find:

Strong end to end procurement sourcing and category management experience across indirect services

Excellent communication skills and able to work with all levels of management and stakeholders

Good analytical and problem-solving skills

Well organised, process and team-oriented with the ability to prioritise quickly

Highly motivated self-starter: ability to initiate and manage work with minimal supervision

Commercially aware and financially astute

Salary and Benefits:

£30-45,000 + profit share + pension + 25 days holiday +private healthcare + other flexible benefits

If you are a Procurement Buyer looking for a new challenge and really enjoy getting hands on experience of working in new category areas or even if you’re simply looking for a new challenge within an interesting organisation - then this could be a great role for you.

This forward-thinking organisation has a solid foundation of Procurement expertise and now needs someone to help grow the Procurement proposition and be given all the support and guidance to help flourish in the role. While initially only for 12 months this role has a good chance of being extended to 18 months and potentially further.

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