Procurement Specialist

Location:
London
Department:
Business Systems
About The Role

We are seeking an experienced Procurement Specialist to join the IT Procurement team based out of our London offices. The individual must be a strong team player with the ability to manage a number of projects. Experience working at all levels of the business is a must as is the ability to ensure projects are delivered to time meeting specification, commercial, timing and governance requirements. delivery with opportunities to further develop their skills and experiences in a dynamic, technology focused and fast moving IT organisation.

You will be responsible for:

  • Leading on commercial and contractual negotiations for IT Procurement
  • Providing subject matter expertise in the Procurement of assigned spend categories
  • Accountable for maximising value generation by communicating and applying a consistent approach to Procurement
  • Operating within the organisation’s Procurement Policy and associated governance
  • Accountable for developing and maintaining category strategy and sourcing plans for the assigned categories
  • Accountable for obtaining, analysing and understanding category spend and presenting fact based insights and recommendations to peers and business stakeholders
  • Drive a positive impact on service and operating performance to ensure that Motability Operations meets its corporate objectives
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with any specific legislative, regulatory, or contractual requirements
About You
You will have gained the following experience/skills:
 
Mandatory
  • Proven extensive procurement experience to include IT Services
  • Strong understanding of application of Category Management and Supplier Relationship Management
  • In-depth understanding of supply markets, commercial practices and best practice ways of working for nominated core category(ies)
  • Excellent knowledge of operational procurement practices and tools
  • Strong contractual knowledge
  • Strong data analysis skills

Desirable

  • CIPS qualified
  • Financial Services IT Procurement background
  • Depth of experience in large IT Outsourcing and re-Sourcing activities

About The Company

At Motability Operations Ltd we provide a unique mobility proposition for the specific needs of people with disabilities by leasing cars, scooters and powered wheelchairs to those in receipt of Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment. We are the largest car fleet operator in the UK (purchasing around 10% of all the new cars sold in the UK) and have over 600,000 customers. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service, achieving an independently verified customer satisfaction rating of 9.8 out of 10.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do and our people demonstrate these values:

  • Empowerment
  • Empathy
  • Inclusion
  • Forward thinking
  • Excellence

What’s on offer

As a Motability Operations Ltd team member you can expect:

  • Competitive salary
  • Private healthcare
  • 15% non-contributory pension
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Life assurance
  • Voluntary benefits such as discounted car hire, roadside recovery membership, travel insurance and gym membership

Unfortunately Motability Operations Ltd is unable to provide visa sponsorship; therefore applicants applying to work with Motability Operations Ltd must be eligible to work in the UK.