Procurement Specialist - Directs
Salary £45,000 - £52,000 per annum + Bonus, private medical, 25 days holiday
Consultant Mike Stevens
Date posted 21 February 2019 2019-02-212019-04-22 fmcg Hertfordshire Hertfordshire GB GBP 45000 52000 52000 YEAR Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.uk
My client is on an exciting journey to further establish their world leading status in the FMCG space. With an ambitious growth plan, my client needs a creative, effective, strategic, passionate and professional Procurement Specialist. This role sits within the Direct Procurement and NPD team.
As a Procurement Specialist in NPD (New Product Development) you will support, lead and manage all Direct procurement responsibilities and activity for specific NPD projects from concept to business as usual, while flagging and managing risks, complying with procurement governance processes & aligning with procurement strategies within the different direct procurement categories. You will also support any R&D platforms ensuring procurement best practice is followed.
Key Responsibilities include:
•Define, lead and manage scope of commercial discussions, process and supplier agreements with Innovation and NPD stakeholders and Category buyers.
•Implement agreed commercial strategy with Category Buyers ensuring supplier selection and development is aligned to their Category Plans.
•Look for continuous process improvements both internally and with suppliers to drive innovation and better value proposition to the business.
•Run a full tender process by creating, running and analysing RFIs / RFPs (through e-sourcing).
•Have an understanding of the relevant supplier market through supplier market analysis.