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Procurement Specialist (Digital/Creative)£45K +benefits+WFH

Procurement Specialist (Digital/Creative)£45K +benefits+WFH

  • Location

    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive benefits

  • Contact:

    George Purkiss

  • Contact email:

    george.purkiss@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    45000

  • Salary low:

    40000

  • Job ref:

    J689043_1655797829

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-21

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

This is an opportunity not to be missed to join an award winning Procurement team!

Role: Procurement Specialist (Digital/Creative)

Salary: Up to £40k - £45K + Package

Location: Milton Keynes based office circa 2 days p/w + rest WFH. (are open to discuss more flexibility in office frequency)

Role type: Permanent | Full time | UK based

Do you consider yourself to be the "talent of the future" in procurement with drive and ambition?

Our client, a leading UK 'Blue-Chip' with an award winning Procurement team, is looking to recruit a dynamic Indirect Procurement Specialist demonstrating a broad commercial mindset and a passion for innovation. In turn offering a high energy culture and excellent development support!

Role:
The jobholder will support a team of Procurement Managers, and will assist with the procurement of Indirect Services including Marketing, Print, PR, Media, Digital and some wider Indirects. With a large pipeline of imminent projects, this is a fantastic opportunity to develop a range of Procurement skills including spend analysis, market research, supplier identification, contract negotiation, as well as post-contract supplier performance and contractual adherence/governance. The jobholder will be expected to support the full lifecycle sourcing process providing value analytical expertise across the RFX process and support the supplier relationship management of business-critical vendors.

Experience:
This is an excellent opportunity for both professional and personal development in the procurement function of a prestigious 'Blue-Chip' organisation.

  • Demonstrates some experience of Procurement, operating in a Buyer or Senior Buyer capacity for Indirects (ideally either Print, Digital, Media, PR, Creative or Marketing for example - however not essential)
  • Some knowledge of contracts governance
  • Experience of using e-sourcing tools
  • Confident communicator with an engaging personality/excellent Stakeholder engagement
  • Analytical and logical nature, highly numerate with demonstrable experience of using Excel
  • Degree qualified

Location: Milton Keynes based office circa 2 days p/w + rest WFH. (are open to discuss more flexibility in office frequency). UK based role.

This is a opportunity to join a "procurement excellence team" - apply for more details!