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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
12 days ago
Procurement Category Manager – Supply Chain
£55,000 - £65,000 pa
A global organisation based in Central London are recruiting for a Procurement Manager to handle the Supply Chain and Logistics category. It is one of the most well known online fashion retailers, who operate in over 240 countries with key offices around the globe. Spend level circa £75m +. The procurement department is currently transforming to a strategically focused internal function, there is an existing team of 10 and they are looking to steadily expand. This role will cover Global logistics (3PL), distribution and warehouse management – hard/soft FM. This is a global position and you will liaise with internal stakeholders on a regular basis and must be comfortable interacting at board level. Ideally you will have experience with third party logistics and warehouse management. The specific area will cover sourcing for ongoing operational spend within the fulfilment and returns operations covering both Capex and Opex.
26 days ago
£35,000 - £38.000 pa
We have an opportunity for a Senior Buyer on behalf of a Financial Services firm based near Warrington. This is a generalist position and will cover both indirect and direct procurement (ranging from HR services, insurance, marketing to office supplies, equipment, IT) however experience with IT is desirable. You will be responsible for end to end procurement across a variety of categories including supplier sourcing activities and managing the supplier framework. Experience drafting and negotiating contracts is essential. You must efficiently manage the service provided by the chosen supplier and ensure all agreements are being met including assessing all third party supplier risks. You will manage all suppliers on a day to day basis and will be the point of contact for procurement within the business. You should have a track record of delivering cost saving initiatives and the ability to perform data analysis of the relevant supplier market. Experience of the IT or Professional services category would be an advantage but isn’t essential.
29 days ago
Senior Global Category Buyer - Food
package worth over £90k – 95k p/a
Location: Various, London & Outer Areas including Luton A rare 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 upto the Luton area and there is flexibility to mostly work from home. 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. This role is focussed on the strategic overview of the Global food category and the delivery of the procurement 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.
about 2 months ago
Global Category Buyer
£50,000 - £60,000 pa
An opportunity has arisen for a Global Category Buyer for a reputable firm based in Hertfordshire. Experience with both direct and indirect procurement is required and the food/retail/consumer goods industry would be ideal but isn’t essential. You will be managing the soft FM category on a global level, and must have experience of Global/European procurement – liaising with internal stakeholders in global offices and leading various international projects and tenders. This role manages all relevant global supplier relationships and you will network with internal and external stakeholders to ensure open lines of communication. You will implement and drive the category strategy whilst working closely with the relevant regional category managers, and will co-ordinate spend at a global level. Strong communication skills are essential for this role and there will be 6-7 weeks of travel per year. This role is ideal for a strong generalist procurement professional who is looking to progress their career within a global organisation.
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