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Strategic Procurement Specialist
Type: Permanent Location: Various Organisation: MI5, MI6 and GCHQ

Salaries: Central London: £81,521 - £88,120 / Cheltenham: £69,496 - £73,903

Location: Central London and Cheltenham 

Extraordinary Purchases.
Extraordinary Procurement Roles.


MI5, MI6 and GCHQ, our UK intelligence agencies, work together to keep the country safe. Our procurement teams are an integral part, providing expert services that impact directly on operational activities.

We are searching for enthusiastic and motivated individuals who want to play a part in continuing to develop an outstanding procurement team that collaboratively supports all the agencies.

Purchasing from the everyday to the bespoke, you will be working in an extraordinary procurement role, buying extraordinary goods and services.

About the role

As our Strategic Procurement Specialist, you will be vital in protecting against threats to our national security. In this incredibly important role, you will take our collaborative commercial function to a whole new level. You will deliver an agency-wide strategy that completely transforms the way we approach procurement. Your main focus will be to provide clear strategic direction and resilient leadership, but you will also implement strategies across categories and build relationships with senior level customers. We will also look to you to oversee spend and efficiency savings, all whilst driving improvements from suppliers.

About you

We are looking for an individual with real gravitas and passion. You will need experience of working at a senior management level in a demanding procurement and supply chain environment. This means you will have led complex strategies, controlled significant spend and constructively influenced decisions. Employing excellent interpersonal skills, you will build relationships effortlessly and be seen as a credible expert. You will also need to be comfortable with constantly changing situations and be keen to build upon a degree level qualification, MCIPS or business equivalent.

We particularly welcome applications from women and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates.

Apply now and discover extraordinary purchases.

To apply you must be a born or naturalised British citizen. You should not discuss your application, other than with your partner or a close family member, providing that they are British. They should also be made aware of the importance of discretion.

Apply Here on the MI5, MI6 and GCHQ website >>

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