Procurement Specialist (Indirect)

Procurement / Purchasing
£ 40,000 to £ 45,000 per annum
Contract Type:

An excellent opportunity to join an FMCG business to develop, drive forward and oversee European indirect sourcing and ensuring that all activity undertaken achieves an effective balance of cost-down, audit compliance, quality and service.

  • To lead and manage sourcing activities on assigned categories. Revision of contracts and negotiation of annual cost decrease
  • To optimizes supply base to deliver productivity savings and cost avoidance. Leads efforts to identify and qualify new suppliers for assigned categories while driving for results
  • To lead role with cross-functional teams, interacts with business leaders regularly to determine project scope and executes on projects
  • To lead development of sourcing strategies for assigned categories
  • To lead negotiations of complex/high risk contracts through a range of processes ensuring business requirements are met and risk management strategies put in place
  • To effectively communicates strategic goals of vendor programs to stakeholders and suppliers
  • To work in partnership with the legal team, structures & negotiates terms & conditions that meet business & legal requirements
  • To undertake a complete review of the category strategies and sourcing plans on a periodic basis to ensure that they continue to meet the current and future needs of the business

The ideal candidate will have experience managing suppliers with an indirect spend of a minimum £20million. Excellent negotiation skills and experience of strategic input and implementation is a must for this role.

Commutable from Reading, High Wycombe, Uxbridge, Staines and Bracknell

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01905 773 370
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