Our world leading and prestigious higher education client are looking for a Procurement Specialist to support on indirect spend across the function. You will cover a range of indirect services including travel and will be well versed in using a full range of procurement processes and frameworks, engaging with suppliers on a daily basis. You will manage multiple projects simultaneously and at various levels of spend. You will be a self-starter and able to work without supervision.
You will ensure that along with meeting the organisations core objectives, value for money and cost saving initiatives are met. This will be an integral role, therefore you will require the ability to work autonomously and be self-sufficient.
Key areas -
·Experience of working on multiple procurement projects covering indirect spend
·Experience of working in a fast paced environment
·Supplier management and contract negotiation
·Must be enthusiastic and extremely driven
·Effective stakeholder management
·Ability to communicate at all levels
·MCIPS Qualified - desirable
PLEASE NOTE this is a fully remote role at present but may require 1-2 days in the office once government restrictions are lifted