Procurement Generalist

  • Category
    Purchasing - Procurement
  • Location
    Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • Salary
    £55,000.00/Year
  • External Reference
    0810
  • OrganizationType
    Engineering

Role: Procurement Generalist
Location: Wakefield (travel to Leatherhead site required once or twice a month maximum)
Scope to work from home as required due to the current circumstances
Salary: £55,000p/a
Duration: 12 month Fixed Term Contract

With a proven track record in procurement category management, we're keen to talk to you. Come and join a forward-thinking and effective team who thrive on delivering strong results.
You will look after the financial and supplier relationship interests of our world-class organisation; whilst outlining, delivering and leading our category management of expenditure.

Your Role:
*Lead the review and continued management of our suppliers. Work with and assess a broad range of expenditure, whilst delivering maximum value and benefit.
*Influence our behaviour for the procurement of appropriate goods and services.
*Collaborate with business counterparts in America to seek opportunities for mutual learning and benefit. There may be huge advantage to our bulk buying power!
*Handle and mitigate any risks that are linked to our purchasing activity. Align with agreed group policies, legal requirements, regulation and professional ethics.
*Manage the commercial, legal and service level negotiations of contracts, renewals and disputes.
*Maintain and grow a strong awareness of advancements in purchasing techniques, product technology and supply market activity.

Your Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
*A degree or equivalent in a commercial or business field.
*Category management experience is essential to establish credibility with internal and external partners.
*Successful track record in delivering and leading category plans, with experience of developing and managing critical metrics and balanced scorecards.
*A powerful project manager, with a successful, consistent record of achieving time and budget constraints.
*Strong communication skills, time management and ability to prioritise workload effectively. Confident in nurturing relationships with senior colleagues.
*Eligible to work in the UK

What we offer you:
We want to be the organisation that all our people are proud to be a part of and where everyone can call themselves one of our team. Where our culture is embracing of difference, where you can be the best and, perhaps most importantly, be yourself.
We are all different in some way. If we were all the same, and all thought the same, we would be vulnerable as a group. By welcoming and encouraging diverse opinions and backgrounds within our organisation, we will have a healthier, more innovative and ultimately more profitable business.

About Us:
We are a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture motivated by our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures. As a member of our global brokerage team, you'll help our clients address risk, protect assets and recover from losses.
We are proud to be accredited as a Living Wage employer with the Living Wage Foundation. We are committed to diversity of opportunity for all and is opposed to any form of less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender or gender identity, marital status, civil partnership status, parental status, race, ethnicity, colour, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, religion/ belief, age and those with caring responsibilities.


Spring Engineering Solutions (a trading name of Roevin Management Services Limited) acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Spring Engineering Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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