Procurement Executive

Opportunity to be part of a growing, commercially orientated procurement department within a prestigious organisation.

This prestigious organisation, which is closely aligned with the Public Sector, has an exciting opportunity for a procurement practitioner to join and be part of the new strategic procurement function.

You will be joining a small, recently re-organised team and will play a pivotal part in implementing and embedding a strategic, commercial procurement organisation that creates and adds value with existing suppliers and identifies commercial opportunities for revenue generation moving forward.

As a Procurement Executive your key responsibilities will be:

  • Working directly with the Head of Procurement & Contract Management
  • Undertaking broad purchasing, procurement and contract management responsibilities including:
    • RFIs
    • RFPs
    • Tender processes
    • Awarding contracts
    • Contract implementation.
    • Supplier Relationship Management with current and future suppliers.

As well as working directly with the Head of Procurement, you will have the commercial acumen and stakeholder engagement skills to interface with the CFO, Commercial Director and General Counsel if needed.

Skills and experience:

  • At least 2 years relevant procurement experience in either a Private Sector or Public Sector environment
  • Able to balance multiple tasks and be organised and self-motivated
  • Knowledge of RFI / RFP / Tender / Contracts processes
  • Good communication skills, able to clearly articulate the value of procurement.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, with the ability to generate rapport with stakeholders from around the business and to be approached and relied upon as a trusted advisor.
  • Commercial acumen and negotiation prowess. Understanding how to strengthen a supplier proposal to add greater value.  

Benefits of the Procurement Executive role include:

  • £35–37,500 base salary
  • Pension
  • 26 days holiday
  • 2 times salary Life Assurance
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Flexible benefits & Employee schemes