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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
7 days ago
Global Procurement Manager (Greenfield)
£70,000 - £85,000 pa + Benefits
A very exciting Greenfield Procurement vacancy within a rapidly growing global organisation, to manage indirect Procurement across 9 offices in 8 countries. You will be the first hire within Procurement and will lead the development of this key function. Encompassing both Technology and non-Technology the role will include designing and executing intelligent and efficient procurement processes. The firm have grown year on year and now employ just under 1000 employees. Key responsibilities include: Collaborate with stakeholders across Finance, Legal, Operations and Commercial to improve existing systems and to ensure optimal buying and vendor management behaviours. Negotiation of optimal value on final contracts and developing the resulting strategic partnerships with key suppliers will also be a key part of the role. Experience with indirect categories is essential and IT procurement would be desirable. The Person : With a good grounding in full indirect Procurement, preferably with a Global spend you will have proved yourself in a fast paced environment, potentially within a professional services firm. Ideally an ambitious graduate with no more than 8 years experience. This role will suit a resourceful self starter with strong prioritisation skills and a commercial mindset. You will be comfortable in challenging and curious to learn as well as bringing innovation and drive to the business. You will own your own success and should be proud of all you achieve. There is significant potential for this role to grow quickly and you will need to have the potential to take that on. Strong academic and extracurricular activity experience along with an Honours degree will be needed. 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.
9 days ago
Capex Purchasing Manager
£70,000 - £90,000 pa
An international Hotel Goup based in London are looking for a Capex Purchasing Manager to join the procurement department and take full ownership of this category. This is a high profile role within the company so you must have exceptional communication skills and be comfortable reporting into an executive level board. You will lead the category for all capital expenditure and will deliver benefits through successful sourcing strategies and supplier relationship management. You will have the ability to influence at a senior level and demonstrate an understanding of complex supply chain models. You must have experience managing multiple sites as you will be the Category Manager for all Capex spend across the companies portfolio of hotels within London, rather than just 1 hotel site. Experience of the hospitality industry is highly desired for this role and a proven record of managing categories such as FF&E, interiors, equipment, machinery. Please note, should you not receive feedback within 28 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.
23 days ago
Head of Procurement
£45,000 - £58,000 pa
We have a unique opportunity for an ambitious Procurement Professional to join a growing Property Management company in the Birmingham office, to Head up the Procurement department. Over the last 24 months the firms’ senior management team has gone from strength to strength and they are now looking to create a centralised procurement department. This is a fairly greenfield position and you will be tasked with leading the development of the procurement department and implementing the overall procurement policy and strategy (mainly focusing on professional services and consultancy categories, therefore experience with these is essential). You will be responsible for direct management of 1 employee initially, with the view to recruiting a team underneath you therefore management experience is crucial. You will work alongside the senior management team to understand the current Procurement procedures, therefore you must have strong communication skills and should have the ability to manage multi projects effectively. This particular role & company would suit an experienced individual who is looking to contribute to a leading organisation, who are committed to providing both personal and career development as the company continues to grow.
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