Sarah Perry


Sarah Perry

Associate - Procurement

IT Category Specialist

Swindon, Wiltshire

My client is seeking a Technology/ IT Category Specialist to join a fast-moving cutting-edge automotive company. I'm looking for a forward-thinking and innovative IT Procurement professional to assist on the IT and technical services category within the organisation reporting into the Category Manager. The role will be responsible for strategic sourcing, with a particular focus on more complex projects, tendering, negotiation and contract implementation across the full spend portfolio in addition to building strong relationships. This candidate must be hands on and capable to take ownership on a portfolio of projects. Have a can-do attitude with the ability to think outside of the box. You will be experienced in: Experienced running end to end tender processes Existing knowledge of managing IT & technology spend Confident in renewing existing contracts working with supplier performance management and contract management.

Buyer - Logistics

Swindon, Wiltshire

My client is seeking a logistics buyer to join a fast-moving cutting-edge automotive company. This role with be to support the category manager and cover the high-profile logistic services for the UK and European sites. This is a great opportunity for a candidate who is looking to play a key role in developing the logistics category. You will have experience in: Inbound and outbound logistics, material handling, warehousing, packaging and couriers. Liaising with internal stakeholder at all levels in the business to develop and capture financial and commercial data to assist with procurement decisions and business strategies. Building lasting and strong relationships with key partners in logistics Undertaking procurement analysis of complex data to generate sourcing solutions and issues in order to deliver financial benefits to the company. Strong communications skills with the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team.

Category Manager - Estates

City of London, London

My client is seeking a bright enthusiastic Category Manager to look after the Estates and FM category for a large organisation. You will be responsible for developing sourcing strategies and leading on a portfolio procurement projects across the category. Your main focus will be to deliver cost and efficiency savings for senior estates & FM stakeholders across the category areas. The ideal person will have: The ability to solely head up the FM and Estates category. Experience leading supplier development and identify collaborative opportunities. Experience in ensuring all procurement activities operate in line with EU legislation Implemented effective performance management and governance systems Worked with Estates & FM stakeholders to match their needs with procurement planning The ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels Excellent attention to detail and be personable and confident.

Procurement Specialist

City of London, London

My client, a highly prestigious law firm are looking for a Procurement Specialist, to work as part of a team providing outstanding procurement support to the business. The role will be responsible for supplier selection, management and proactive support in the supply chain. This is a great opportunity to work in a reputable environment, supporting the Procurement team across the business. You will have experience in professional services or various categories and have to ability to work with internal and external stakeholders on a daily basis focusing on maximising value for money. The successful candidate will be have: 4+ Years of Procurement Experience across multiple categories and be MCIPS or working towards The ability to contribute to the development of strategic objectives and work as directed in implementing them General understanding of GDPR obligations and requirements in the supply chain Proven commercial acumen, energetic and forward-thinking individual Ability to conduct market reviews of various categories of spend Strong negotiation skills and ability to engage and advise senior stakeholders Experienced in all Microsoft packages

Procurement Manager

London, England

My client is seeking a Procurement Manager to look after the print, paper and production area of spend for a well-known international media business. This is a fantastic opportunity for a forward-thinking individual to join the business and help develop the procurement team further. The candidate must have: A deep understanding of the print, paper and production category, looking after a high area of spend with mass production. Experience will also include working with suppliers internal and external, communicating with stakeholders and an understanding of market trends. It is essential for this individual to have a strong knowledge of mass production and high spend within the print, paper and production category Must have interpersonal skills within the ability to engage with the business A passion for the industry and understanding of the market Languages skills are extremely beneficial with the possibility of being based internationally