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Procurement Sourcing Specialist

Req ID:
R-17140
Category:
Procurement
Location:
London; Leeds; Manchester
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Procurement Sourcing Specialist

Leeds/London - Hybrid

Let’s bring out the best in you !

About us

At Direct Line Group, insurance is just the start. Combining decades of industry experience with talented people in every field from data, technology, customer care and auto repair, to HR, finance and procurement, we're a customer-obsessed market powerhouse. And we all work together to be brilliant for customers, every single day.

Procurement at Direct Line Group is an expansive, innovative, intelligent affair. Bringing together supplier, competitor and industry knowledge, our teams source sustainable, commercially beneficial opportunities that keep us driving forward. It's a department that spans the length and breadth of the business. That means unrivalled opportunities for career development, skill-growth, and a wealth of experience to draw from.

The position of Sourcing Specialist helps lead and deliver key sourcing projects within their category of responsibility. Managing different levels of complexity and Business needs, with a focus on the Professional Services and Marketing category, you will be responsible for driving breakthrough results for Direct Line Group.

What you'll be doing:

  • As part of a dynamic team, you will be responsible for a portfolio of Sourcing projects across Professional Services and Marketing, including leading on end-to-end RFI/RFP's, and commercial and contractual negotiations.

  • As a key member of the Professional Services and Marketing procurement and supply chain team, you'll also support on Strategic category wide projects and work with key partners across the organisation.

  • You will join at an exciting time in the organisation, where you will help develop category strategies, bringing together supplier, competitor and industry knowledge, and working to identify and lead opportunities that deliver commercial benefit.

What you'll need:

  • You will have business awareness with procurement experience of Contracting, Financial Management and market analysis.

  • We pride ourselves on developing our people to help them understand the business, and becoming great technical experts in their field.

  • Support development of sourcing and negotiation plans.

  • You can work with cross functional teams and be able to navigate structures and deal with a range of departments on the relevant subject matter to great success.

Ways of Working:

Our hybrid model offers a 'best of both worlds' approach. The perfect blend between connection and flexibility combining the best parts of home and office working. When you'll be in the office depends on your role and team, but most colleagues spend 2 days a week in the office. For more information about our flexible working approach click here.

Benefits:

We recognise we wouldn't be where we are today without our colleagues, that's why we offer excellent benefits designed to suit your lifestyle:

  • 9% employer contributed pension

  • Up to 10% annual bonus

  • 50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover

  • Additional optional Health and Dental insurance

  • EV car scheme allows all colleagues to lease a brand new electric or plug-in hybrid car in a tax efficient way.

  • Generous holidays

  • Buy as you earn share scheme

  • Employee discounts and cashback

  • Plus many more

Be yourself:

Difference makes us who we are. We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work – that’s why we champion diverse voices, build workplaces that work for people, and invest in the things that matter. From senior leadership to inclusivity networks, adaptive working to inclusion training, we’ve made it our mission to give you everything you need to be authentically you. Discover more at directlinegroupcareers.com

Let’s see your ideas fly.

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