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Job description

Role purpose

Procurement business partner responsibilities include:
  • Collaborating with all management levels, advising and providing new perspectives to drive change across the business to build and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies
  • Managing the company's Corporate Services supply portfolio ensuring transparency of spending, optimizing budget forecasting and drive value through the supply chain with categories such as marketing, HR, professional services.
  • Leading end to end procurement projects that support the business to achieve collaborative goals

Key accountabilities
  • Establishes and maintains regular and productive relationships with business stakeholders to achieve agreed business goals and introduce positive change to support category development.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert on specialist procurement issues and supports Colts sustainability programme.
  • Develop and implement category strategy to control costs, promote competition and safeguard supply capacity, including suppliers consolidation opportunities, consistently with Group objectives and targets.
  • Led engagements and collaborates with internal stakeholders to ensure saving plans, budget assumptions, terms and processes are consistently reviewed and aligned and internal stakeholder expectations are met.
  • Deliver RFP to completion driving commercial economies of scale, total cost of ownership to support your category plans.

Skills & Experience
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in Procurement Sourcing management
  • Has delivered large, complex Marketing / Strategic sourcing RFP globally
  • Strong engagement skills that can support and navigate individuals through change
  • Dynamic and agile approach to problem solving that helps drive greater insight and understanding.
  • Broad understanding of categories that support sound business judgement
  • Strong project management and leadership skills
  • Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationships
  • High level of understanding on procurement tools (e.g. Ariba, SAP, Fieldglass ...)


Colt is a growing business that is investing in its people. We offer skill development, learning pathways and accreditation to help our people perform at their best, regardless of role and location.

In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt recognises the importance of a work life balance.

Some benefit examples are:
  • Flexible working and relaxed dress code
  • Two days annually to spend on volunteering opportunities
  • Pension and insurance options
  • Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning
  • Business mentoring
  • Employee recognition schemes/awards


Learn more about Colt

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