Indirect Buyer

Recruiter
Probe UK Ltd
Location
Lyng
Salary
£35,000 per annum
Posted
05 Sep 2017
Closes
23 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a global manufacturer and supplier of consumable products to a number of markets, including retail, food & Industrial sectors. Through a diverse set of products and the ability to offer a flexible, high-quality service, my client is seeking to recruit a talented Indirect Buyer into the business to help maintain its market-leader status.

Responsibilities

The Indirect Buyer will be responsible for:

  • Multi million pound indirect spend across group to deliver cost reduction whilst maintaining or improving the level of quality and service provided
  • Developing category sourcing strategies and plans
  • Management of the full end to end tender process
  • Assist with the introduction of best practice procurement tools and processes.
  • Identifying new suppliers

The ideal Indirect Buyer will demonstrate the following core competencies:

  • CIPS or equivalent professional qualification
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Strong track record of delivering savings in accordance with agreed targets
  • Outstanding record of supplier relationship management
  • Able to communicate effectively both internally and externally at all levels