- Excellent development and progression opportunities
- Greenfield opportunity
About Our Client
Drax Group is a renewable energy company engaged in renewable power generation, the production of sustainable biomass and the sale of renewable electricity to businesses.
Supporting the Head of Procurement in the successful delivery of the operational procurement framework that supports the overall procurement strategy, alongside development and implementation of sourcing strategies to maximise value whilst ensuring the right level of governance is applied
Working collaboratively with internal colleagues including the Supplier Relationship and Procurement Performance teams, to ensure procure to pay processes and policies are operating effectively whilst managing supplier relationships to drive overall best value for Drax.
By undertaking tendering, negotiation, contract and supplier management whilst also considering risk, value and cost this will support the important role Procurement has to play as Drax executes its strategy to be a carbon negative company by 2030.
The Successful Applicant
You'll have strong technical procurement skills linked with an ability to drive best practice and innovation alongside excellent negotiation skills and the ability to proactively challenge stakeholders and demand. The ability to provide prompt, efficient and personalised service to internal customers at all levels is imperative, to ensure that their needs are met, and productive relationships are built and maintained. You should also be effective in ensuring departmental policies and processes are communicated and followed.
You'll likely have been undertaking sourcing activities up to an annual value of c.£5M, and are now looking to take a step forward in your procurement career
It is key that you are a self-starter with a 'can do/will do' attitude who has the energy, drive and commitment to make things happen and the ability to work collaboratively across teams and geographies to form alignment. The ability to identify key opportunities for Procurement support and prioritise workload effectively is essential.
It is preferred that you hold an MCIPS/Project Management or similar qualification, or are working towards. A post graduate qualification is preferred but not essential.
World Contracting & Commerce certification (previously IACCM) will be supported within role.
What's on Offer
An exceptional opportunity.