Senior Category Specialist - Renewable Energy

Severn Trent Water
£42500 per annum + 25 days annual leave
11 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As a Senior Category Specialist at Severn Trent Water you will be responsible for the strategic management and ownership of a number of purchasing spends areas within a designated category. For this particular role you will be focused on Renewable Energy. The aim of the role is to deliver a sustainable supply chain to ensure Severn Trent Water's external expenditure is effectively managed to deliver the lowest cost and highest standards. A Senior Category Specialist will typically manage portfolios with an annual spend of up to £10m.

About You
As an experienced Buyer/Category Specialist you will have previous purchasing experience in a Buyer level role and a knowledge of the EU Procurement Regulations. You will also have experience of managing tenders & contracts and have experience of using various purchasing / procurement systems (for example BRAVO and SAP). You will also be interested in looking at process improvements, innovations in the process and managing supplier relationships. It would also be ideal if you ahve experience withtin the renewable wenergy sector but this is not essential.

About Us
Severn Trent's 8 million customers know that whatever the weather, whenever they turn on their taps, we'll deliver high quality drinking water. Behind this 24-7 achievement is our strong Water team. They manage hundreds of river and reservoir systems, and 16 surface water treatment works to treat 1900 million litres of water every day, delivered through our 46,000 km network of water mains.

Be part of the future of our company. In return, we offer some excellent rewards including 25 days holiday, Life Assurance, Pension with a company contribution of twice your personal contribution rate up to a maximum of 15%, Sharesave Scheme as well as Flexible benefits such as buying/selling holiday and discounted retail vouchers at competitive rates plus a performance reward scheme that lets you earn a great bonus if we do a truly awesome job meeting all our targets.

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