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Job ID Location Work Location
2001ER Maidenhead Maidenhead Office (Star House)
Job Type Contract Type Hours Per Week
Professional Full-time 37.5
Shift Pattern Closing Date
Standard working week N/A

Please note that although this role states Maidenhead, it will actually be based out of our brand new Reading offices (Green park)… once offices re-open later this year.

Where possible we’re committed to flexible working and supporting our employees to have the right work life balance. Do however note, if you choose to apply for a different work location you will not have any eligibility for relocation support or travel allowances.

The role is responsible for managing the end to end procurement process. This will include negotiating with 3rd party suppliers on behalf of Three UK, managing the senior vendor relationships, working with business units to understand the specific demand, planning the buying activities, drafting and implementing the relevant contracts and ensuring that the work is being carried out in line with the legal and regulatory requirements.

This person will use comprehensive knowledge and skills to act independently on the following:

  • Law and Regulation Provides technical guidance on how to professionally interpret and apply knowledge of laws and regulations.
  • Market Research and Analysis Provides Uses research and analysis to develop a comprehensive understanding of market conditions to facilitate the success of a brand, product or service.
  • Vendor Management Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to manage vendors so that they deliver the best possible results given available resources.
  • Procurement Business Case Development Applies expertise to act as the organisational authority on developing business cases for the procurement of particular products and services.
  • Procurement Process Management Applies expertise to act as the organisational authority on managing the entire procurement process from start to finish.
  • Commercial Acumen Applies comprehensive understanding of the business environment and objectives to develop solutions.
  • Negotiation Negotiates as the organisational authority and established expert to help the organisation by obtaining consensus between two or more internal or external parties who may have different interests.
  • Planning and Organising Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to plan, organise, prioritise and oversee activities to efficiently meet business objectives.
  • Policy and procedures Provides technical guidance when required on developing, monitoring, interpreting and understanding policies and procedures, while making sure they match organisational strategies and objectives.

  • Substantial end to end indirect procurement experience
  • Strong collaborator and team player
  • A natural leader who can guide others in relation to procurement matters
  • Takes ownership of driving issues to conclusion
  • Able to influence and persuade at all levels
  • Willing to challenge others in order to benefit our business or customers
  • CIPS qualification and / or Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject

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