Sourcing Specialist - Leading UK Charity

City of London
GBP42000 - GBP42000 per annum +
05 Jul 2021
04 Aug 2021
Will Kenny
Specialist Area
Contracts, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time


Job Title: Sourcing Specialist - Corporate services

Location: UK, London (Flexible Working)

Salary: £42k (Package)


Are you an ambitious procurement professional seeking to shape a rapidly growing organisation and implement your own procurement strategy? One of the UK's most notable charities are revolutionising their procurement function and seek an experienced, innovative individual to take charge of their corporate services category and initiate cost savings across areas including but not limited to; IT, Travel, HR and finance.

Based out of London, you will help formulate and consolidate management of contracts, sourcing and tendering, building a blueprint to deliver best in sector, delivery focused procurement. You will leverage your experience to help influence both internal clients and key stakeholders and grow to eventually legislate in a cross functional capacity.

As the Sourcing Specialist you will:-

  • Have experience as a Sourcing Specialist.
  • Have a knowledge of sourcing initiatives as they pertain to corporate services, ensuring they adhere to wider category strategies and sourcing pipelines (supplier negotiations, collaboration and engagement).
  • Be confident and successful in negotiating contracts that act in the best interests of the charity.
  • Be cost management focused and eager to maximise value.
  • Engage proactively and harmoniously with both team members and key internal/external stakeholders.
  • Understand the importance of embedding sustainable processes within the corporate services procurement function and be a passionate advocate of both the charity and the environmental agenda.


  • Strong track record within Corporate Services (circa 3+ years).
  • Experience delivering strategic sourcing initiatives within the confounds of Corporate Services.
  • SRM experience.
  • Comfortable negotiating contracts.
  • Ideally degree educated.
  • Further qualifications, namely CIPS are highly desirable.

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a highly revered charity at an exciting time of step-change to help design a blueprint for success. If you are seeking to join an integrity led organisation in a job role primed for future progression, then please apply now by sending your CV via the apply button, or email your CV to Will at

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