Procurement Specialist

Pontoon

Posted on Apr 3, 2024 by Pontoon
Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Oil & Gas
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Job title: Entry-Level Procurement Specialist

Location: Leicester/Hybrid

Duration: 6 months initially

Adecco is an employment consultancy. We put expertise, energy, and enthusiasm into improving everyone's chance of being part of the workplace. We respect and appreciate people of all ethnicities, generations, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, gender identities, and more. We do this by showcasing their talents, skills, and unique experience in an inclusive environment that helps them thrive.

The role:

Our client, a prominent company in the energy sector, is actively seeking a Junior Procurement Specialist to join their dynamic team. This exciting opportunity involves contributing to the strategic sourcing and procurement processes within the organisation. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in supplier relationship management, contract negotiations, and cost optimisation. This position offers a unique chance for a motivated individual to develop their skills in procurement while contributing to the company's overall success.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to establish a wave plan of procurement activity taking into account new business requirements, business strategy, emerging risks and expiring contracts with suppliers.
  • Apply strong understanding of market dynamics (using tools such as Porters Five Forces and Kraljic) and cost drivers specific to the goods/services/technologyin question to develop the category strategy.
  • Create go to market strategies working with business stakeholders.
  • Lead procurement tenders in line with the category strategy
  • Lead commercial negotiations.
  • Lead contract drafting and negotiation in collaboration with Commercial Legal and specialists' legal teams.
  • Develop Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) activity in line with the Centrica SRM framework.
  • Manage contract governance process in collaboration with business stakeholders (Group Contracts Committee)
  • Manage risk in collaboration with risk SME teams.
  • Manage and optimise the supplier base within the category, including buying channels and the category playbook to enable tactical sourcing.
  • Collaborate across the Procurement Function to deliver the best experience for stakeholders.
  • Travel will be required within UK and potentially Europe.

Requirements:

  • Degree level in procurement, business or relevant discipline or appropriate work experience (some experience working in a large-scale procurement organisation)
  • Direct procurement experience, in some or all of the following areas:
  • EPC procurement, large construction projects with FIDIC/NEC Contracts
  • 20mw+ projects including Combine Heat and Power (CHP), Peaker engines, BESS or Solar installations
  • Manufacturing solar, BESS, ancillary equipment
  • Experience of performing end-to-end Category Management activities

Reference: 2743369198

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Pontoon

Procurement Specialist

Pontoon

Posted on Apr 3, 2024 by Pontoon

Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Oil & Gas
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Job title: Entry-Level Procurement Specialist

Location: Leicester/Hybrid

Duration: 6 months initially

Adecco is an employment consultancy. We put expertise, energy, and enthusiasm into improving everyone's chance of being part of the workplace. We respect and appreciate people of all ethnicities, generations, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, gender identities, and more. We do this by showcasing their talents, skills, and unique experience in an inclusive environment that helps them thrive.

The role:

Our client, a prominent company in the energy sector, is actively seeking a Junior Procurement Specialist to join their dynamic team. This exciting opportunity involves contributing to the strategic sourcing and procurement processes within the organisation. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in supplier relationship management, contract negotiations, and cost optimisation. This position offers a unique chance for a motivated individual to develop their skills in procurement while contributing to the company's overall success.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to establish a wave plan of procurement activity taking into account new business requirements, business strategy, emerging risks and expiring contracts with suppliers.
  • Apply strong understanding of market dynamics (using tools such as Porters Five Forces and Kraljic) and cost drivers specific to the goods/services/technologyin question to develop the category strategy.
  • Create go to market strategies working with business stakeholders.
  • Lead procurement tenders in line with the category strategy
  • Lead commercial negotiations.
  • Lead contract drafting and negotiation in collaboration with Commercial Legal and specialists' legal teams.
  • Develop Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) activity in line with the Centrica SRM framework.
  • Manage contract governance process in collaboration with business stakeholders (Group Contracts Committee)
  • Manage risk in collaboration with risk SME teams.
  • Manage and optimise the supplier base within the category, including buying channels and the category playbook to enable tactical sourcing.
  • Collaborate across the Procurement Function to deliver the best experience for stakeholders.
  • Travel will be required within UK and potentially Europe.

Requirements:

  • Degree level in procurement, business or relevant discipline or appropriate work experience (some experience working in a large-scale procurement organisation)
  • Direct procurement experience, in some or all of the following areas:
  • EPC procurement, large construction projects with FIDIC/NEC Contracts
  • 20mw+ projects including Combine Heat and Power (CHP), Peaker engines, BESS or Solar installations
  • Manufacturing solar, BESS, ancillary equipment
  • Experience of performing end-to-end Category Management activities

Reference: 2743369198

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