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Job Title : UK&IE Procurement Facilities Management Purchaser
Job Type : Full Time 39 Hours
Location : IKEA Wembley
Together with colleagues all over the globe, we work to identify and understand all kinds of needs related to IKEA operations.
Then, through our sourcing and tendering process, we partner with suppliers to meet those needs innovatively, cost-effectively, and with sustainability built in from the start.
We provide support all the way through our sales channels, simplifying things, and creating happy customers. Our ambition is to develop meaningful and better procurement.
You will contribute to the development and execution of the category / market action for (Facilities Management) plan by :
Securing compliance of the Group Procurement purchase process for (Facilities Management) in the UKI & IE
Building long term supplier partnerships and drive supplier performance
Involving relevant business partners to identify business needs and opportunities
Essential Requirement :
7+ years’ experience Procurement Purchasing
2-5 years’ experience in Facilities Management purchasing
Strong negotiation skills
Strong knowledge in purchasing practices and related processes
Good knowledge of the industry and market-specific conditions
Experience supplier management and supplier development
Strong financial competence and understanding
Good knowledge of cost drivers and the value chain of relevant segment and industry
Experience in SAP procurement tools such as ARIBA / S4Hana
About the Role / Assignment
Take full responsibility for following and securing the Group Procurement purchase process end-to-end.
Responsible for building long term partnerships with Key Suppliers based on the shared business model.
Responsible for building trusted relationships through IKEA's way of doing business, secure compliance of IWAY, and Code of Conduct.
Responsible for supplier management and supplier performance by professionally challenging suppliers to constantly improve all aspects of supplier performance.
Through proactive market monitoring give input about sourcing options, supplier market, market trends and contributing to the development of the category / sourcing plans
Act according to IKEA values do business with Fact-based Business Leadership
Understands the goals, business priorities and follow through on commitments and achieves results in line with the IKEA vision and values
Communicates in a straightforward and inclusive manner and listens actively to gain information
Co-operates with team members in other and own units to accomplish common goals
Seeks opportunities for improvement
Demonstrates willingness and contributes to change by taking necessary actions and adapt to new circumstances
Additional Information :
For internal applications please attach your completed Talent Profile
Please note that only successfully shortlisted candidates will be contacted due to the volume of interest.