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Procurement - Category Specialist - Contingency Workers

  • Negotiable
  • Surrey
  • Contract

Seeking an interim Category Specialist to join the Procurement Digital & Talent Supply team within a large complex global matrix organisation for a 12 month contract role. The role will focus on leveraging scale and a commercial approach to collaborate with the supply chain to build greater value for the business whilst mitigating risk for the business within Talent Supply. This role has a specific remit on the non-permanent workforce within the organisation using data analytics and business priorities to identify opportunities to add value and deliver cost savings.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Utilise data analytics to deliver evaluation of the current non-permanent worker population
  • Identify opportunities to add new value and deliver costs saving solutions through negotiations with third party suppliers working in conjunction with the sourcing function to deliver a coordinated approach
  • Lead supplier discussions to drive competitive advantage and generate value-based solutions that deliver improved results and mutual value
  • Communicate and influence across various level in the organisation adapting style and approach appropriately
  • This role will review supply chain globally for this role

Skills required:

  • Experience and understanding of procurement and category management within the talent acquisition/recruitment environment and with a specific focus on contingency/non-permanent workers
  • Experience of negotiation and influencing third party suppliers within contingency environment
  • Proven track record of crafting opportunities and influence partners and suppliers within the contingency working environment
  • Ability to use data to identify potential areas to add value
  • Experience of working cross culturally in an international environment communicating and influencing across various levels
  • Engaging, collaborative and agile way of working

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

Nina Adair Director | HR & Talent Management and Digital Marketing, Communications & Sales

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