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  • Location

    Plymouth

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma Lack

  • Contact email:

    emma.lack@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    EL3250_1649167140

Butler Ross have an excellent opportunity for an experienced and motivated Strategic Procurement Specialist to join the procurement and supply chain team within a leading defence business. This position will be specialising in procurement and supply chain across the construction and infrastructure programme. The role is offered on a hybrid basis of approximately two days per week onsite in Plymouth, and is paying up to £50,000 dependent on experience.

The successful candidate will have previously worked within a procurement team as a Senior Buyer, Category Manager or Procurement Specialist, and will be experienced with construction, infrastructure and subcontract procurement.

Role responsibilities of the Strategic Procurement Specialist:

  • Developing and implementing category strategy
  • Market evaluation and commercial awareness
  • Analysing and making necessary adjustments to the procurement framework
  • Sourcing construction contractors and service subcontracts
  • Bring transformation and value to the procurement team and wider business

Personal specification of the Strategic Procurement Specialist:

  • An experienced construction/infrastructure procurement professional
  • Takes a hands-on approach
  • Is knowledgeable and experienced with contract processes
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to relationship-build and negotiate
  • Able to present well and interpret complex data

This position will be suited to you if you have held a role within a manufacturing or engineering environment as a: Procurement Specialist, Senior Buyer, Category Manager, Commodity Manager, Category Lead or Commodity Lead.

If this position is of interest to you, and you meet the above requirements, I would love to hear from you so please do apply or get in touch with any questions.