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With decades of expertise in recruiting talent across Procurement for many of the UK’s leading Financial Services and Professional Services organisations, we have confidence in providing a high calibre recruitment service to Clients, Candidates and Contractors.
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A highly experienced recruitment team working with the most talented procurement professionals
The importance of Procurement within any business has increased considerably over the past decade and is likely to continue to do so for some time. The speed, complexity and significance of the Procurement process is a challenge to many organisations but if executed effectively can greatly improve the performance and significantly increase profitability of companies. With this in mind MERJE appreciates that our Clients will require exceptional Procurement professionals to ensure their business continues to be successful in an increasingly competitive environment.
We recruit both Permanent and Contract opportunities across the UK and our sector expertise include:
Jobs that the Procurement team at MERJE recruit for include Chief Procurement Officer (CPO), Procurement Director, Head of Categories, Head of Supply Chain, Director of Sourcing, Procurement Analyst, Category Manager (incorporating IT, Hardware, Software, HR, Marketing, Property & Facilities Management and Professional Services), Senior Buyer and Buyer.
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Indirect Procurement roles
2 days ago
Interim Procurement Manager – 6 month contract
£250 - £350 per day
A new vacancy has arisen for a Procurement Manager to join a financial services organisation based in Leeds on a 6 month contract. You must have experience of commercial contracts and third party management in order to be considered. You will be responsible for managing the commercial contracts that are up for renewal, and will involve working with the business to refresh commercial terms or go out to the market, so experience leading tenders will be necessary. This role will also support the business in the management of third-party suppliers, there will be a focus on IT suppliers so experience with this will be an advantage but is not crucial. You will be highly commercial with the ability to work alongside other colleagues and add value to the department. You will be an experienced candidate confident in your skills and knowledge. Experience within the financial services industry would certainly be desirable but is not essential. Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.
21 days ago
Senior Category Manager – Finance and Professional Services
£50,000 - £60,000 pa + Benefits
A new vacancy has arisen for a Senior Category Manager to join an online retailer based in the Manchester City Centre office, to manage the finance and professional services categories. You will be responsible for the Finance and Professional Services Categories. You must have experience of category management and an understanding of all relevant financial regulatory bodies which suppliers must adhere to. The professional services category will include agreements with insurers, health benefit providers, financial institutions, pension providers, auditors, HR etc. You will be highly commercial with the ability to identify opportunities to add value to other areas of spend. Attention to detail is required for this role and there is the opportunity for the role to expand and cover other indirect categories and responsibilities. You will lead and develop multiple category plans and will monitor supplier performance and relationship management whilst leading all negotiations and discussions with suppliers. There are very good existing relationships with internal stakeholders and it is crucial this is maintained. Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.
30 days ago
Senior Global Category Buyer - Food
£65,000 - 75,000+Benefits
A significant opportunity has arisen for a Senior Global Category Buyer – Food for a firm within the hospitality industry – location is flexible as they have a number of offices in London and Hertfordshire with flexibility for remote working for a significant amount of time. You will be part of the Global Supply Management team who are responsible for negotiating and governing all commercial contracts globally. You will coordinate with suppliers and regions to ensure smooth delivery of brief and ensure open communication lines with stakeholders adjusting in an agile and effective manner to any change. This role is focussed on the strategic overview of the Global food category and the delivery of procurement within that strategy. Experience with global/European procurement is vital for this role, and previous experience with food buying would be a huge advantage. You will be responsible for the global supplier relationships so must be a good communicator with strong commercial acumen. You must network with internal and external stakeholders to maintain the current relationships and communication base. There is a substantial opportunity to develop your career and propel within this company.
MERJE really understands the markets that they operate in and goes to considerable lengths to really understand their clients’ needs. Finding exceptional Candidates in the very competitive Financial Services world is extremely difficult. MERJE has consistently sourced excellent candidates for us. I cannot recommend MERJE highly enough.
COO, Management Consultancy
The difference between MERJE and other agencies is the simple principle that they take the candidates seriously and are absolutely open and honest. Candidates are supported before and after interviews, and receive constructive feedback from Consultants who are always professional.
Process Improvement Manager, Global Financial Services Organisation