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Contracts Associate


£40000 - £50000 per annum plus benefits

Contracts Associate


Our client is a most respected Global Service Company who have a fantastic opportunity for a Contract Associate to fulfill the workflow of the Contract Delivery engagements including delivering the most effective strategy for achieving maximum value for the business through the contracting process for Third Party Management and established processes within Contract Delivery. You will take ownership and be responsible for building and maintaining stakeholder relationships with the business, across peer groups and key stakeholders.

Responsibilities will at a high level, include:
·Point of contact for the Business and Category Management team in executing their contracting requirements
·Identifying, collaborating and executing on agreed strategies with customers
·Developing and maintaining a high level of expertise and knowledge across all categories that this role is required to source and / or contract for
·Identifying process gaps and opportunities to improve value delivered to the business and collaborate across the Contract Delivery team and stakeholder groups to solve
·Adhering to and enforcing operation, policy and contract compliance in all procurement activities and projects
·Draft appropriate contractual provisions leveraging the template library based on strategy discussions, needs and expectations
·Identify value add opportunities and drive savings opportunities for contracts owned by Contract Delivery
·Effectively coordinate their workload to deliver against agreed timelines and outcomes
·As and when needed, personally execute end to end sourcing and contracting delivery for appropriate third party negotiations and agreements
Required skills:
·Good knowledge and experience of broad-based category management and / or contracting experience
·A bachelor's degree (business management, supply chain management or finance is desirable).
·MBA or equivalent preferred.
·To possess good written and verbal communication skills
·Ability to translate and develop concepts, visions and complex business requirements into workable plans
·Good project management skills and financial management experience including development of CBA's, PowerPoint presentations and financial models
·Good people skills to bring together the right narrative and players to find a solution for situations when dealing with a customer's issues and concerns
·Solid knowledge and proven experience working with a cross-functional teams to develop and execute complex, time and commercial sensitive strategies
·Proven ability to drive results and prioritize work activities
·Experience managing complex procurement contracts
·Positive attitude, flexibility, and team player
·Experience with various eProcurement tools like Ariba, Archer, AXPERT, Bridger, Coupa will be advantageous
This is an exciting opportunity for a Procurement professional which brings a competitive salary of between £40k-£50k and has a flexible location of Brighton or London. Please send across your details today for early consideration.

Please quote 41294 when calling Alexander Lloyd. This is only one of many vacancies we are handling. Alexander Lloyd Procurement & Supply Chain Recruitment Solutions is the leading recruiter for Procurement Director / Procurement Manager / Category Manager / Supply Chain Manager / Buyer / Supplier Relationship Manager opportunities across Surrey, Sussex, Kent and South East London.

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