Senior Buyer

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. It’s an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. It’s having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.

A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if you’re someone who cares, there’s a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.

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Senior Buyer

Do you have Indirect Procurement and Coupa experience?  Are you passionate about processes and systems and looking for a new role?

We have an exciting opportunity to join the International Procurement Team as a Senior Buyer.

We are looking for a dynamic, innovative, and motivated individual who can help to deliver our Procurement Roadmap with key focus on Coupa and Concur implementation.

You will be also expected to manage key Sourcing strategies autonomously by managing key suppliers and delivering savings initiatives.

This is a global role, supporting the international markets and working closely with the US on global initiatives.

Main Duties include:

  • Lead Indirect Sourcing initiatives while analysing the available spend data and suggest category strategy
  • Review Sourcing opportunities for savings and supplier rationalization
  • Manage assigned suppliers, contracts and orders
  • Support successful delivery of Coupa implementation for the international markets
  • Provide support and guidance to Coupa users covering “how do I? type queries”, e.g., raising a Requisition, approving a Requisition, etc
  • Creation and maintenance of Coupa Standard Operating Procedures & training documentation
  • Provide support and guidance to Concur users
  • Creation and maintenance of Concur Standard Operating Procedures & training documentation
  • Document and implement procurement processes and procedures
  • Liaising with key internal and external stakeholders to develop procurement strategies

You will have/will be:

  • Degree/CIPs and relevant post-qualification experience
  • 10 years experience in Indirect Procurement, including Sourcing, contract and order management
  • Experience with indirect categories, Car Fleet, Travel, Courier, Stationery, etc
  • Experience with systems, Coupa and Concur
  • Strong data analysis skills, advanced Excel and PowerBI
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Must be a fast learner and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with an analytical mindset and creative thinking
  • Good communication skills
  • Competent organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise workload
  • Project and change management skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills

What will you get for this role?

  • Competitive salary depending on skills, experience and qualifications
  • Many of our vacancies offer the opportunity to work flexibly, whether from office and/or home
  • Healthcare scheme
  • A Self Invested Personal Pension Scheme
  • Holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Discounts on various products and services
  • Employee assistance programme for employee wellbeing
  • Life assurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Voluntary benefits – dental cover, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan, wellbeing and digital GP app

Working at Sedgwick

Our company is a place where creative and caring people of all backgrounds can be challenged, grow as individuals, and feel a higher purpose in the unique value they bring and the difference they make in the lives of others. We celebrate our differences; cultivating uniqueness and belonging allows us to connect with our consumers on a personal level, understand our clients’ needs, support the communities in which we operate, and perform at our best.

We’re passionate and understanding about our colleagues – so we have built flexibility into our colleague working model. If you wish to work from home, split your working time between the home and office or change your hours so you can collect your children or care for someone in your family, we’re supportive of that. As a flexible employer, we’re happy to discuss options that take into consideration your personal needs for this position during your interview.

Applicants who are successful at interview will be, as part of pre-employment screening, subject to: ID document verification, credit check, address verification, employment verification, employment gap verification, UK DBS, UK financial regulator search, anti-money laundering search, directorship search and global watch list check.

Sedgwick is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. We aim to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the ground of race, colour, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or disability.


Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Sedgwick retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

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Nicholas Fratto


United Kingdom

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