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Why Superdrug?

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative, trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.
We’re a team that puts our customers and our teams at the heart of everything we do. At Superdrug, we aim to be the best in accessible health & beauty, loved by our customers for value, choice, friendly advice, service and fun.

Our success comes from our people – they make the difference. We’re all about personality, we have fun, and we work hard to deliver That Superdrug feeling.

Here's the exciting bit…a day includes

Working with department Contract Owners and Directors as a Procurement Partner alongside finance partners, the legal team, the Contract Administrator and the rest of the procurement team to advise on all procurement matters and associated contracts

Preparing and tracking investment business cases and tender recommendations for relevant approvals from the Business Unit Investment Committee and Group Investment Committee for high spend projects.

Key objectives include achieving cost saving targets, contract compliance and continuous improvement activities to achieve the goal of a best-in-class procurement function.

Key deliverables; identifying and completing tenders according to company policies and established best practice within timescales that ensure contracts are in place and key services not disrupted.

Carry out supplier sourcing and spend analysis activities to identify opportunities to positively impact on commercial contracts, profitability and business efficiencies.

Support different departments across the business in setting up and running tenders and quotation processes and category/supplier management

Run selected tenders from initial requirement, market analysis, tender/contract management, implementation, post analysis/lessons learnt while working with subject matter experts from different departments

Record and share information to ensure an accurate UK contract database and feed into the visibility of upcoming contract expiry dates, break options and potential savings opportunities

Support the relationship with Group Procurement Services (GPS) and collaborate on inter-UK Businesses and international tenders that cover the UK


Qualification you need for this role:

•You need to have some generalist procurement experience and exposure to running tenders and category management
•A degree in business or CIPs qualification would be valuable 

Here's what's in it for you

33 days holiday rising to 38 days with length of service (inclusive of bank holidays)
Being part of more! We are part of a group who work closely with Savers, The Perfume Shop and Three UK.

We are part of A.S. Watson Group, the world's largest international health and beauty retailer with over 15,700 stores in 25 markets!
2 staff discount codes for yourself and a family member or friend
30% discount on Superdrug Own Brand Products both in store and online
Currently we are working from home in line with government guidelines When we are able  you will be working in a stylish, modern and collaborative office close to East Croydon Station
Company pension matching and bonus
Unrivalled Learning and Development programmes
Come and be part of something special.
Hours: 37.5 | 9.00am - 5.30pm

 

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Location

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

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