Procurement Officer

Posted 15 February by Kier Group
Title: Procurement Officer

Location: Sapphire House, Rushden, Northamptonshire

Job Grade: M1

Business Area: Kier Group Services

Fixed Term Contract until January 2021

Kier Group has long believed that we all have the potential to shape our world - and leave a lasting legacy. So, bring your talent and ambition to our team and you'll be given the scope and opportunity to achieve just that - investing in your own future, building your expertise and contributing to a diverse culture that's helping shape the world of tomorrow.

We are currently looking to recruit a Category Officer to work within Category Management for Kier Group.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting into the Category Manager for Indirects, you will create category plans and implement sourcing strategies based on the Kier Category Management process. You will own and manage current and future supplier relationships/contracts across a variety of categories. You will hold regular review meetings ensuring suppliers adhere to Kier policies, and draft clear contractual documentation to assess compliance. You'll also manage risk and plan a negotiation strategy through effective leveraging and risk identification, to achieve optimal value for the business.

What are we looking for?

You will have a strong background in procurement within Category Management and a thorough understanding of Category Management principles. You will also have demonstrated a proven track record of excellent supply chain delivery and able to quantify success through key measurables, along with experience of working with numerous supplier management frameworks. Experience in driving innovation within categories and an understanding of sustainability practices would be beneficial.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy

If you are a strong negotiator, able to develop long term relationships, whilst managing risk within supply chains and can bring added value to an organisation like Kier - then we want to hear from you!

The opportunity to take your career to the next level is yours for the taking.

Closing Date: Friday 28th February 2020

Reference: 39965362

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