Buyer (Indirects)

A rapidly expanding global healthcare organisation is recruiting a Buyer to join their indirects category.

The company has aspirations to be No.1 in the UK and is therefore investing heavily in procurement.
The Head of Procurement has transformed the way in which spend has typically been managed, creating a centralised function and implementing a category led model.

They have grown from a team of seven to a team of 22 and are now looking to take on another additional Buyer.
As Buyer you will work directly alongside the Indirects category lead, supporting and leading on strategic projects across all of HR, Marketing, Fleet, Uniform Waste, Travel and professional services spends.

This role will give you complete ownership over end-to-end procurement processes, with the support of a driven and high achieving category lead.
This is a private sector company and therefore isn’t restricted to the bureaucracies associated with public sector health care, but still offers you reliability and stability similar to the NHS.

As Buyer (Indirects) you will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to the development of the annual Indirects category work plan.
  • Initiating and deliveringing category projects and targets, support the delivery of wider team targets and operational KPIs
  • Have a visible presence in the business and build credibility with key stakeholders
  • Ensuring a robust procurement process for all contracted goods and services, identifying and meeting all regulatory and quality standards
  • Negotiating robust contracts, including pricing and commercial terms and the development of SLAs and KPIs to support operational requirements
  • Ensuring compliance with all Procurement policies and processes
  • Support the development of global procurement initiatives and their local implementation
  • Managing core/non-core suppliers to ensure performance and innovation are delivered during the contract term

The company is looking for a capable and inquisitive individual who can take a project and run with it.

This is a high performing yet supportive team and if individuals join with the right attitude and are invested in learning they can grow at pace.

As IT Buyer you will be rewarded with:

  • £45k salary
  • £5k car allowance
  • Private medical
  • Enhanced pension