Procurement Specialists recruitment agency listing

Procurement specialists are the purchasing and supply chain experts in any given retail company. The organisation relies on them to find the best goods for the best price available. They do this through a variety of methods, including networking, sourcing, contract negotiating, tendering bids and similar.

Qualifications and entry requirements

Most employers and recruitment agencies will expect candidates to have a degree, preferably business related. They also prefer workers to have had previous employment in procurement; the specified amount may vary across employers, but the expectation is that this experience must have been at a very senior level in order for the candidate to be considered to be a specialist.

Key skills

Computer skills especially using MS Office and procurement applications will also be essential, as will good communication skills, the ability to negotiate, and very strong attention spent on detail. It will help if the candidate has a strong personality as these tend to do better in jobs that require negotiation.

Salaries

Salaries in the UK range from £19,500 to £52,000 p.a. depending on the seniority of the role and there are often healthy bonuses associated with these types of job. The core hours will usually be 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday, but there are times when pressure will mean that hours outside of normal work time may increase for staff.

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Displaying 11 of 236 Agencies that recruit for Procurement Specialists jobs in the Purchasing industry.

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Reiver Recruitment

The Purchasing industry requires candidates with a strong knowledge of current and future trends, therefore we test all potential employees on their industry knowledge and efficiency in our assessment centre. Recruiting permanent, temporary and contract placements for roles including Procurement Officers, e-Commerce and Project Buyers, we strive to exceed our customers' expectations.
Coverage  Scottish Borders and surrounding areas
Boarding School Yard, 90 Marygate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1BN
Ettrick Riverside, Dunsdale Road, Selkirk, Scottish Borders, TD7 5EB
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Think Specialist Recruitment - OFFICE SUPPORT STAFF EXPERTS

A Hertfordshire based Recruitment agency providing Office Support staff - purchasing, administrative & customer service. We supply temporary, contract & permanent staff from entry through to Director level. As a local agency we are keen to develop long term relationships with local clients, providing a professional & cost effective solution. We are delighted to offer exclusive rates to clients registering vacancies via Agency Central.
Coverage  Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,Buckinghamshire
Maylands Business Centre, Redbourn Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 7ES

Pascal Recruitment Ltd - Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics

We are a specialist recruitment agency within the areas of Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics. We fill positions from graduate level through to director level, on permanent or contract basis, throughout the UK and Internationally.Whatever your requirements please give us a call to discuss your needs.
Coverage  UK Wide and Internationally
11a Broad Parade, Hockley, Essex, SS5 5DA

Food Careers (Food Manufacturing Recruitment) Ltd

Assisting businesses to recruit staff within the Purchasing function for the past 15 years, we handle Permanent & Interim roles in a salary range of £25,000 - £100,000 pa. We work with Food & Drink Manufacturers and Suppliers and assist them to recruit: Purchasing Managers, Procurement Managers, Buyers, Category Buyers, Analysts, Food Buyers, Indirects Buyers, Ingredient Buyers, Packaging Buyers, Produce Buyers, FMCG Buyers, Stock Controllers.
Coverage  UK Wide
Unit 1 Bath Lane Mill, Friars Mill, Bath Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 5BJ
20-22 Wenlock Road, Shoreditch, London, N1 7GU Suite 4, Stanley House, 19/23 Crofts Bank Road, Urmston, Manchester, Lancashire, M41 0TZ
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Recruiter Tip

Many universities offer courses which are accredited by CIPS (the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply). Such qualifications can be a real boon for anyone looking to get recruited for the role of Procurement Specialist.

McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists

12 Month GUARANTEE ON EVERY PLACEMENT: Our functional Purchasing practice forms the basis of how MBW-i was formed. Well connected with a strong presence in the market, our teams are supported by a dedicated team of professional researchers. We are proud to be associated with some of the worlds leading brand names, assisting them with their critical hire appointments across multiple disciplines!
Coverage  UK Wide
MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP17 8PB
McBarron Wood International, Kemp House, 152 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX MWB Office, Listenal Street, Manchester, M6 6AP 17 Black Bourton Road, Carterton, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX18 3HQ
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Elite Employee

Elite Employee is a South East recruitment agency that can provide a full service to the Purchasing sector. We work alongside all levels of Purchasing personnel and have links with a number of reputable Purchasing employers. In need of a Junior Merchandiser or a Senior Buyer? We can supply all levels or Purchasing personnel and even offer an executive search service to uncover the highest calibre professionals.
Coverage  Southern England and Home Counties.
Bank House, Odiham, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1LF
Zenith House, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7AG
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Berry Recruitment - Office and Finance division

From senior director level to more junior within finance, HR, marketing, sales, customer service and administration our Office and Contact Centre service is geared towards matching candidates with opportunities which precisely suit their capabilities. We have an established pedigree within the sector and our specialist teams are well qualified to advise and assist your career development.
Coverage  UK wide
20 Woodland Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7PL
4 Providence Court, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5JL 26 Terminus Street, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1EY 5 Town Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 0JZ 383 Hendon Way, London, NW4 3LP 110 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 4LZ Argyle House, 29-31 Euston Road, London, NW1 2SD 11 - 13 Ravenswood Crescent, High Street, West Wickham, London, BR4 0JH
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Anne Jagger Recruitment LTD

Offering a wide range of Recruitment & Business Support solutions, Anne Jagger understands the diverse needs of today’s businesses and job seekers. Office, Admin, Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, Accounting and Logistics all covered throughout the UK.
Coverage  Uk Wide
7 Pancras Square, London, Greater London, NW1 0AG

Plum Personnel

Providing recruitment services within a 20 mile radius of solihull we deliver an efficient service that's competitively priced. We'll actively listen to fully understand and meet your business needs - and won't promise what we can't deliver. You can be assured of a complete professional service underpinned by integrity in all that we do.
Coverage  West Midlands and Warwickshire
699 Warwick Road, Solihull, Westmidlands, B91 3DA

Recruiter Tip

A key skill for Procurement Specialists is the ability to build and retain relationships with a large network of suppliers. This helps a candidate not only in negotiating contracts, but also in chasing up late shipments, and other aspects of order management.

Hardy Recruitment - Permanent & Contract Staffing Solutions

Purchacing - it's fast changing and driven by continually evolving purchasing decisions.The one constant in any Retail organisation should be a strong, dynamic team.The Hardy Recruitment Retail Specialist team is currently placing permanent staff with a number of high profile clients.
Coverage  National
Church Road, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset, BH14 0NQ

RSE Group Ltd

RSE Group provide honest and quality staffing solutions for all positions within the Purchasing industry and deliver a comprehensive candidate screening process that guarantees we look beyond their CV. Including Expediting, Procurement and Inventory Control, we deliver all categories of Purchasing personnel for perm, temp and contract roles within London and the South East.
Coverage  London and SE
Butchers Lane, Hastings, Sussex, TN35 4LT

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