Procurement Manager - Transport, Hotels, Accommodation & Disruption

Luton, Bedfordshire (GB)
22 May 2023
22 Jun 2023
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Our Finance & Procurement teams take care of things with resilience, commercial know-how and a razor-sharp attention to detail – we are recruiting a Procurement Manager to join us on a permanent basis and continue to add value to our brilliant business.
This role focuses on Transport, Hotels, Accommodation and Disruption, working cross functionally with crew training, all things disruption, crew transport and our staff travel (one of our fantastic benefits) just to name a few. This category is a new business partnering opportunity for Procurement, so a great opportunity to come in and put your stamp on it!

The Procurement Manager is allocated a portfolio of spend to which you will produce and deliver a Procurement Category Plan. To deliver this successfully you will be required to complete spend and market analysis, stakeholder and supplier engagement plans, lead full tender processes including negotiations, template drafting both for existing contracts and new requirements to ensure that easyJet receive best value from its partners.
You will be responsible for updating and / or renewing our preferred supplier list with fantastic exposure to senior stakeholders and senior projects. We want you to be passionate about the easyJet mission to make travel ‘easy and affordable’ and translate Procurement initiatives to support this.


What you need to do the role
To do this role you need to be a strong negotiator and influencer, with strategic thinking and the ability to understand market dynamics & create innovative solutions / category plans – this is a greenfield opportunity for you to come in and really make your own.
Having strong procurement experience is not necessary for this role, we’re really open regarding the type of background you have – whether it’s in travel or not! Building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders at a variety of levels is key, also being able to understand complex specifications and contract scopes.
You will need determination and drive, with a tenacity to deliver to the bottom line and of course being able to influence and challenge at a senior management level with excellent problem-solving skills - we want you to go above and beyond with direction and support. You will need to have an understanding of revenue and how 3rd party contracts support the improvement of it including new revenue streams.


What you’ll get in return
> Competitive base salary
> Up to 20% bonus
> 25 days holiday
> BAYE, SAYE & Performance share schemes
> 7% pension
> Life Assurance
> Flexible benefits package
> Excellent staff travel benefits

This full-time role will be based in Luton (Hybrid/remote working options available) and will be 40 hours per week. Remember, we are always #happytotalkflex.

About easyJet
At easyJet our aim is to make low cost travel easy – connecting people to what they value using Europe’s best airline network, great value fares, and friendly service.

It takes a real team effort to carry over 90 million passengers a year across 35 countries. Whether you’re working as part of our front line operations or in our corporate functions, you’ll find people that are positive, inclusive, ready to take on a challenge, and that have your back. We call that our ‘Orange Spirit’, and we hope you’ll share that too.


Complete your application on our careers site.

We encourage individuality, empower our people to seize the initiative, and never stop learning. We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential and we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates.

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