Imagine what you could achieve here. At Morrisons, our heritage is retail, so working at pace, achieving value and putting the customer first is part of our DNA. Procurement is key to our success, making sure the business is agile and can evolve to meet the needs of our four stakeholder groups: customers, colleagues, suppliers and shareholders. Our mission is simple - to support our competitive advantage and profitability by obtaining great value goods and services in line with business goals, working together to pass on cost savings to our customers.
We look after the procurement of all Goods Not For Resale - this spans across our buildings, equipment and services across our divisions: Retail, Manufacturing and Logistics. It’s big scale stuff and a unique opportunity to influence major spend areas; to give you a flavour, we support the spend on suppliers of £1.4bn across OpEx and CapEx.
An opportunity has arisen within our indirect Procurement team for a Procurement Specialist (Category Buyer) who will work within our Goods Not For Resale division, working across numerous high-spend, high-profile category areas. Our ambition is to be trusted advisors to our stakeholders, offering a true value-add service, building pipelines for future procurement improvement and empowering our people to bring their ideas to life for the benefit of our customers
The successful Procurement Specialist will work closely with the Procurement Managers, taking responsibility for sourcing products and services, with the opportunity to influence and shape procurement processes.
So that you are set for success, we are looking for a self-starter, who is an exceptional communicator with the ability to influence at all levels. You will work as part of a versatile team with a can-do culture, so it’s important that you are tenacious and committed to providing an outstanding procurement service.
We use data to identify opportunities and make effective decisions, so it’s important that you have strong analytical ability, with experience exploiting MI to offer insight as well as to identify problems and solutions. You will also have natural commercial acumen with a track record in a business-facing role, working in a fast and flexible environment.
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Our 111,000+ colleagues make Morrisons. From our stores and offices to manufacturing sites and warehouses, our team of friendly faces works as one to provide the freshest food and great shopping experiences to 11 million customers every week.
Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you plus two more for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.