Senior Procurement Specialist

GBP35000 - GBP45000 per annum +
01 Sep 2022
01 Oct 2022
Sofia Yousif
Specialist Area
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Procurement Specialist- Q-Commerce Tech Start Up

£44-55K + Bonus & Benefits

London Based

Due to aggressive expansion this exciting Quick Commerce tech start up are looking for a unique individual to head up and grow a greenfield Procurement function as Senior Procurement Specialist, whilst leading the creation of the procurement function. This opportunity is for the fastest growing tech company, acting as the leading organisation in the home improvement retailer industry.

This presents an amazing chance to take the organisation to the next level through its transformative expansion into electrical and logistics, whereby its projected revenue for 2022 is £5.5 million since it began in 2020.

Being at the forefront of the industry, they have a unique business model that is focused on enhancing shopper experience through innovative and advanced technology systems. With a key objective to bridge the gap between logistics and ESG, this opportunity presents huge scope for progression and growth in terms of strategy around sustainability, governance and social value.

You are presented with a unmissable chance lead by an inspiring Director to head the Procurement Function, playing a pivotal role in the company's predicted £10 million trajectory in the near future.

The successful Procurement Specialist will negotiate and decipher appropriate merchants for the organisation, whilst building a successful network with stakeholders and suppliers to maximize cost efficiency within the business. You will withhold a vital role in streamlining sourcing capabilities and driving gross margins. You will act as the sole nucleus to merchants to a variety of industry leading merchants, with an emphasis upon relationship delivery.

You will have exposure to significant long term progression through heading up the procurement function in charge of maintaining successful relationships with suppliers and leading the function's growth and scalability. The organisation exemplifies a clear upwards trajectory jumping into head of procurement within the organisation.

You will be in a dynamic environment that prides itself on its collaborative approach. You will oversee and engage upon a range of end to end strategic procurement processes, inclusive but not limited to, strategic sourcing concerning and negotiation abilities to continue the digitalization of the supply chain.

The immersive collaborative work environment is based in a prestigious Central London Location.

With a leading network of third party suppliers and manufacturers, this role provides the opportunity to engage with key names in the tech and retail industry such as google. The salary on offer for this role is £35-50K dependent upon experience, alongside a fantastic package including a learning and development allowance.

Key Senior Procurement Specialist Skills

  • Ambitious, Autonomous, Motivated Individual who can step into a Procurement Manager Role in a Start-up
  • Demonstratable Experience in a Q-Commerce Home Improvement Retailer Organisation is Beneficial
  • Problem Solver- A Highly Collaborative Individual with Great Attention to Detail

Key Skills: Head of Procurement, Procurement Manager, Direct Procurement, Retail, E-Commerce, Strategic Sourcing, Professional Services, Procurement Specialist, Procurement Specialist

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