PROCUREMENT

Our specialisms.

Securing a sustainable future

Automation and AI have transformed procurement. Businesses need to embrace this digital transformation to not only stay competitive but to meet the increasing demand for sustainable and ethical supply chains. The solution: professionals who build strategic partnerships with suppliers to propel innovation and growth.

Where does MLC come in?

We have an unrivalled network of procurement experts and consultants. We are highly experienced in providing niche capabilities and designing project teams of associates, consultants and interims to drive change and deliver value. We also feel strongly about the need for diverse talent in procurement – offering high-impact permanent hires and developing diverse talent pools and supporting the sector in terms of representation.

Sectors

Our procurement and commercial specialism recruits permanent, interim and project delivery roles for mid to senior-level professionals across the private and public sector.

Private sector

  • Financial Services
  • FMCG, Retail
  • Technology, Media
  • Professional Services
  • Energy
  • Utilities, Facilities Management, Construction

Public sector

  • Central government
  • NHS
  • Local government
  • Not for profit
  • Education

Example roles

  • Chief Procurement Officer
  • Head of Categories, Category Management
  • Strategic Sourcing, Sustainability, Supplier Risk Management
  • Supplier Relationship Management, Vendor Management,
  • P2P
  • Commercial and Contract Management

The Change Collective

We are trailblazers for change. We design and deliver expert teams to drive transformation and change programmes in your organisation. Our flexible project solutions package gives you access to teams of two to twenty pre-vetted associates to support strategic change initiatives or bring niche skills to transformation, HR digital and procurement. You tell us your brief, budget, timeframes. We deliver your change collective.

Why partner with us?

We listen

You want a recruitment partner who listens – we hear you.

We take the time to understand the challenges you face, your ambitions for growth, your organisational culture. With a full picture of your hiring needs, we don’t just rely on existing candidate pools but build new networks of hand-picked talent.

We challenge

You want honest, expert advice – we’ll give it to you straight.

When partnering with us, we will challenge you to think differently, diversify, discover new approaches to hiring. We’ll open up cross-industry opportunities, new connections and unique partnerships that you may never have explored before.

We are your storytellers

You want talent buy-in – we bring a career at your organisation to life.

To attract today’s best talent, a stock job ad or person spec isn’t going to cut it. Candidates need true, in-depth insight into your business – they want to know what makes your business tick, what you stand for, where you’re headed, and how they fit in. So, let’s tell them your story.

We are committed

You want a recruitment partner who cares – we’re in this for the long haul.

We build long-term relationships to nurture future talent and strengthen organisations. As a result, we choose lasting connections over short-term wins, every time. We don’t just offer a quick fix, we don’t just fill jobs. We find talent with impact and longevity.

We recruit diverse talent

We help organisations to attract and retain diverse hires. Our inclusive recruitment approach means you don’t just get greater access to talent, fairer representation at interview stage, more informed hiring decisions – you get the best person for the job.

Meet your experts

Hayley Hockham
Associate Partner Procurement
Sarah Doherty
Partner
Central Government
Sonal Modi
Associate Director
Pete Marshall
CEO

You nominate, we donate

For every job we fill, we donate £10 to both the candidate and the client’s charity of choice.

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