Senior Buyer

Are you looking for an organisation that can offer you a clear progression path, upward mobility and a mature approach to flexible working? This Multi Billion-Pound FTSE100 organisation is offering just that. With healthy growth figures year upon year, they’ve redefined their approach to Procurement which is now integrated into the business from top to bottom. As a result, 2 new positions have been created to support this expansion at a strategic level.

As Senior Buyer, you’ll lead on a range of business-critical strategic projects that span this multi-faceted organisation. Reporting directly to the Category Manager, you’ll be given the opportunity to lead a team of buyers whilst managing a multi million pound area of spend. With an open approach to category experience, you’ll be given the support and mentorship to bolster your cross-category experience whilst reaping the benefits of the quick wins that arise.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Reporting directly to the Category Manager overseeing a range of indirect spend areas across the business functions
  • Delivering value to the business through deployment of Procurement and Supplier Management expertise by managing diverse spend categories
  • Provide Procurement and Supplier Management expertise in supporting the business, managing the procurement and contracting activities for multi million pound project values
  • Providing Procurement and Supplier Management representation to all departments and stakeholders across all the business
  • Ability to undertake a category management approach to some projects that span across multiple business groups in order to obtain the best terms and value for the whole business

Skills and Achievements:

  • Degree/CIPS Educated
  • Experience in an FMCG/Food environment would be advantageous
  • 4+ years’ experience in a Procurement orientated role covering cradle to grave process
  • Strong communication skills, commercially minded and comfortable with negotiation strategies

Applications for this role are ongoing, if you are a procurement professional looking for that next step in a global organisation, regardless of category experience, please apply asap.


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