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Career Opportunities with Optimum

Careers at Optimum Procurement

Optimum Procurement Group offers exciting career paths for those with the aptitude and drive to succeed, providing individuals with an opportunity to add real value to our business. As an emerging player in the global procurement outsourcing market, we are constantly growing and evolving, which allows our people to further their careers, develop their skills and broaden their horizons.

All of our procurement practitioners are members of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) or studying towards gaining the relevant qualifications. We are proud to adopt the CIPS code of professional ethics in all our engagements with clients and vendors.

Our high-performing teams are rewarded with competitive remuneration and benefits packages, including high-quality private healthcare cover, generous employer pension contributions and a comprehensive life insurance scheme.

If you are interested in joining the Optimum Procurement team, or if you have any other HR related enquiries, please email HR@optimumprocurement.co.uk


Learning & Development

Optimum is committed to the enrichment of its people’s development and offers a range of support including professional qualifications, in-house tutoring and soft skills training. We realise that in order for us to be leaders in our field, we must continually invest in our people, enhancing their capabilities and skills. All of our people are encouraged to undertake regular continued professional development to ensure their knowledge is kept up to date.


Optimum Graduate Scheme

Optimum proudly work in partnership with Liverpool Business School (LBS) at John Moores University to actively recruit and develop outstanding graduate talent from their Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) accredited Business Studies degree course. The scheme ensures we develop our own talent pool for the future and continually support the introduction of young talent into our profession.

Our graduate trainees embark on a series of six, four-month long placements over two years. Four of the placements focus on procurement outsourcing, working directly with Optimum’s clients, while the other two take place within our fleet management business and sales team. Trainees gain experience in the key fundamentals of procurement and supplier management including in-depth training in category management.

Read more regarding our graduate scheme and partnership with LBS.


Environment & Culture

Our company culture strongly encourages involvement and collaboration at all levels of the business. A friendly and professional working environment allows our people to thrive both individually and as a valued part of their team.

Our Board of Directors know all of our people personally and are heavily involved in the recruitment process, ensuring every member of our team, whatever their position, knows they have the backing of Optimum’s senior personnel. An “open door policy” allows innovative ideas to flourish and be promptly taken to senior decision makers - which simply cannot be said for larger businesses with complicated organisational structures.


Our Values

At Optimum Procurement Group, our values were developed collaboratively with our people to ensure they reflect the true ethos of our company. Based on professional commitment, our values demonstrate our passion to be successful in all that we do. See a full list of our corporate values.


If you are interested in joining the Optimum Procurement team, or if you have any other HR related enquiries, please email HR@optimumprocurement.co.uk