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    £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

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    12 months

We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Specialist to join a leading organisation in the entertainment industry.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced, innovative environment and a chance to leverage your expertise in indirect procurement to have a significant impact on our client's success.

You'll collaborate with the Head of Procurement and wider procurement team to drive excellence in purchasing practices, ensuring optimal value for the organisation.

Position: Procurement Specialist (12-month fixed term contract)

Location: Cambridgeshire / Hybrid

Responsibilities of the Procurement Specialist:

  • Continuously evaluate current suppliers to maximise value for money.
  • Manage end-to-end procurement processes for key categories such as software, marketing, and facilities.
  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with suppliers, vendors, and stakeholders.
  • Drive negotiations for contracts to secure favourable terms for goods and services.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Procurement on high-level spend.
  • Lead research for potential vendors and prepare purchasing reports.
  • Play a pivotal role in achieving departmental savings through rigorous cost analysis and innovative solutions.

Previous Experience Desired:

  • Broad procurement experience, particularly in indirect spend.
  • Proficiency in vendor sourcing practices and a knack for uncovering hidden value.
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to generate insightful financial reports.
  • Previous success in managing RFP processes to drive competitive supplier bids.
  • Proven negotiation prowess and a commitment to cost-saving initiatives.
  • Ability to foster positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Solutions-oriented mindset

This role would be suitable for applicants with experience of purchasing, procurement or supply chain in roles such as Buyer, Senior Buyer, Category Manager or Category Specialist.