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Role Purpose: 
Working with the Own Brand Commercial team as a Procurement Partner to support, monitor and control new and existing projects and purchases of Own Brand products from suppliers. 

A typical day in this role includes: 
Ensuring the tender process is followed diligently and, in a manner, aligned to policy from project conception/purchase requirement through quotations/tenders to contracts, contract monitoring and re-tender 
Ensuring there is clear documentation and evidence of each step in the process of contracting with suppliers 
Recording and sharing information to ensure an accurate UK contract database and feed into the visibility of upcoming contract expiry dates, break options and potential savings opportunities 
Supporting Own Brand Commercial team in setting up and running tenders and quotation processes and supplier management 
Running tenders from initial requirement, market analysis, tender/contract management, implementation, post analysis/lessons learnt while working with subject matter experts from the Own Brand buying teams 
Adopt appropriate negotiation strategies to attain the best terms for the business 
Develop build and maintain effective internal and external relationships to meet the business needs 
Lead and coach a Junior Procurement Buyer to achieve both business and personal development objectives 
Take responsibility for own personal and professional development. 

This job is a good fit for you if: 

You enjoy a fast paced, everchanging environment  
You are great at building trusting relationships with your stakeholders & leading a team 
You have an analytical mindset for translating data 
You are good at prioritizing, delegating tasks and managing deadlines 

What you’ll need: 
Generalist procurement experience 
Exposure to running tenders and category management  
A CIPs qualification or equivalent or experience of working as a Buyer would be an advantage  
You will have strong negotiator skills to be able to secure the best outcomes for Superdrug   
You need to be confident in making decisions that impact our own brand procurement  
Strong leadership capabilities to deliver results through people 

 

Location

Superdrug Head Office,51 Sydenham Road,CROYDON,CR0 2EU

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