Senior Procurement Specialist – Corporate

#Job number :SEFEGR00522


Group Procurement


London


Permanent

We’re looking for a Procurement Specialist to join our Global procurement team, the role will be based in London and as a Specialist, you will be at the forefront of our procurement strategy team for SEFE. Your role will be crucial in securing services, negotiating and maintaining current third party relationships, thereby enhancing the efficiency and success of our operations.

Want to join us on our journey?

We’re looking for a Procurement Specialist to join our Global procurement team, the role will be based in London and as a Specialist, you will be at the forefront of our procurement strategy team for SEFE. Your role will be crucial in securing services, negotiating and maintaining current third party relationships, thereby enhancing the efficiency and success of our operations.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Support operating purchasing activities in an independent manner related to supplies and services for the Group in all Corporate Procurement Categories (which include the following sub-categories – Facilities Management, HR, Tax, Consulting, Marketing & Communications and M&A).
  • Point of contact in Procurement for your responsible Corporate Procurement activities
  • Supporting Senior Procurement Specialists and Corporate Category Lead in more complex procurement activities
  • Development and maintenance of Procurement demand within your relevant sub-categories
  • Management of Corporate Procurement contract renewals which are delegated to ensure contracts are renewed in a timely manner
  • Subject matter expert, support to existing vendors and escalation point for third party suppliers and related issues

WHAT YOU WILL BRING

  • Make decisions within the limits of responsibility
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Commercial and contract specialist with procurement and vendor relationship management experience
  • Strong commercial management and negotiation skills required with experience in leading edge projects in a fast moving delivery focused organisation
  • Excellent stakeholder management and influencing at all levels
  • Strong market knowledge and working across various functions, businesses and regions.
  • A strong entrepreneurial and commercial focus with the ability to translate procurement requirements to deliver pragmatic, business relevant outcomes back to the stakeholders.

Our offer to you

In return we offer a competitive starting salary supported by a comprehensive, and broad reaching benefits package which includes

  • bonus earning potential
  • non-contributory pension
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and volunteering days
  • buy / sell holidays
  • life assurance
  • medical and dental insurance
  • range of optional flexible benefits

We are committed to supporting your career growth with opportunities to develop both your knowledge and experience through a blended approach to learning.

Who are we?    

As an integrated midstream energy company headquartered in Berlin, SEFE Securing Energy for Europe ensures the security of energy supply in Europe and drives the green energy transformation. SEFE is active in trading & portfolio management, sales, transportation, and storage of energy, and has its strongest presence in Germany and the UK. SEFE employs around 1,500 people and supplies over 50,000 customers in various European markets, from small businesses to municipal utilities, regional gas suppliers, industrial companies, power plants and multinational organisations. With a sales volume of around 200 TWh of power and gas, SEFE plays a central role in the stability of the energy supply in Europe. SEFE is owned by the Federal Government of Germany.

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