Buyer

This Global healthcare organisation has seen exponential growth in recent months with revenues approaching the £1bn mark. As the Procurement team continue to provide instrumental input into this growth, they look to strengthen in key areas and continue the shift towards a more strategic approach.

As Category Buyer, you’ll sit within the Indirects team and be given exposure to multi million pound projects spanning various indirect categories. Opportunities for diversification and development are endless and you’ll be given all the mentorship needed to ensure your personal development.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Develop sourcing strategies for all relevant spend categories
• To plan and project manage on time in full delivery of savings projects working collaboratively with the Implementation leads and key stakeholders
• Develop communication materials relating to category strategy for presentation to key internal stakeholders and suppliers
• Present supplier long list to Category Managers and other stakeholders (as necessary) to obtain sign off
• Develop tender documentation package and manage logistics of obtaining sign off from stakeholders
• Execute end to end tendering process and manage supplier queries (escalate critical issues to relevant Category Managers)

Skills and Achievements:

• Relevant experience in sourcing either products or services (healthcare experience is preferable but not essential)
• MCIPS desirable (or working towards MCIPS)
• Demonstrable track record in leading/managing staff, achieving savings and influencing people of all levels
• Good IT literacy including MS PowerPoint and Excel

This opportunity would suit a Buyer looking to broaden their category experience and develop in a Global platform. Please apply asap.

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