Methods Business and Digital Technology Limited
Methods are looking for a high performing procurement professional for one of our large commercial clients in London.
Location: London (Hybrid, 2 days home 3 days office after probation)
You will deliver a high quality, timely and value adding service built upon strong relationships with stakeholders, suppliers and contractors alike.
You will use your professional capability and experience alongside industry best practice to drive positive outcomes, supporting the business to deliver on its vision to be an employer of choice, respected & trusted corporate citizen and sustainably cost-efficient.
Who are we looking for:
Dynamic approach to procurement to be able to challenge and influence senior stakeholders
Ability to operate confidently and independently whilst uploading corporate and regulatory governance requirements and relevant legislation
Ability to identify opportunities for cost reduction and performance improvement within a managed category
Demonstrable stakeholder engagement skills are essential.
You will have excellent communication and presentation skills, strong commercial acumen, and a continuous improvement mind set.
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:
Achievement of or working towards CIPS qualification or equivalent
Educated to degree level
Previous ownership of the Cradle-to-grave procurement life cycle for multi-million pound sourcing projects
Confidence when engaging with senior stakeholders
Working knowledge of industry standard contracts
Strong commercial acumen
Strong communication and fact-based negotiation skills
Strong self-organisational capabilities
Ability to work under own initiative & demonstrate understanding of continuous improvement and team working
High level of IT literacy, with the ability to learn and use a variety of systems
Ability to remain resilient in a fast-paced pressured environment as part of a highly focused team
Able to influence & challenge internal stakeholders and co-workers, as well as the ability to decant measurable business needs
Working knowledge of SAP and UVDB an advantage
Strategic sourcing execution, ie cost, price and financial analysis, internal & external market analysis, category strategy, market testing and innovation.
Supplier relationship management
Project and time management skills