Procurement Senior Consultant - Global Blue-Chip

Location
London
Salary
GBP55000 - GBP70000 per annum +
Posted
14 Jul 2022
Closes
13 Aug 2022
Ref
BBBH17006.21
Contact
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Consultant
Sector
Consultancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global Category Specialist (indirects) - Esteemed Professional Services Firm - £65k - Multiple Locations - Global Sourcing

As one of the most recognised brands in the world, this global Professional Services organisation is seeking an ambitious category specialist to enter a global role in their esteemed indirect procurement team. Capitalising on recent successes, the successful Procurement Professional will be looking after growing spend areas in a role that offers exposure to various senior managers whilst covering a plethora of categories. Entering a role which will include sourcing from differing geographies, the Category Specialist will be deeply embedded in the firm's global footprint and, as such, will reap the rewards of working for a business which encourages a collaborative working culture as well as upskilling their employees and developing high-achieving individuals internally.

Category Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Work with different areas of the business to develop strategic category plans across various indirect categories
  • Strategically source new suppliers, managing the full end-to-end tender process to maximise savings and create value within the function
  • Liaising with global stakeholders to effectively sell the value of procurement and increase the value of mandated spend
  • Creating and implementing innovative ideas for the long and short-term development of the function

Category Specialist Requirements:

  • Involvement in managing large spends across direct or indirect categories with a proven track record of generating savings and creating value in a function
  • Experience strategically sourcing new suppliers and managing the full end-to-end tender process
  • Strong experience drafting and managing contracts with existing and new suppliers
  • CIPS and Degree qualified (desirable) achieving a 2.1 or equivalent

To find out more and apply please send an updated copy of your CV to Sophie at jobssc@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, Consultancy Procurement, Advisory Services Procurement

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