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Strategic Buyer Expired

VR/26803/J_1660560419

JOBWISE

£40000 - £50000 per annum

Heald Green

Purchasing

Permanent | Full Time

ASAP

15/08/2022

05/09/2022

Are you an Experienced Strategic Buyer who is looking for an opportunity with an organisation who offers a fantastic hybrid working model and generous benefits package. Being part of a future proof organisation in an industry that will continue on and develop despite what the world has in store for us next.

This is an organisation that truly puts the people at the forefront and offers a fantastic package with a real appreciation of work life balance and hybrid working model available to all staff. You will be given a true opportunity to develop and supported with relevant qualifications and career opportunities, on top of this you have a fabulous 6 weeks off plus all your bank holidays every year.

What will you be doing as a Strategic Buyer?

· Working in partnership with assigned business areas to proactively source goods and services ensuring the business has contracts in place to deliver our business goals

· You will be key to ensuring the business has a consistent approach to performance management of our suppliers so we can improve service levels and reduce costs where appropriate

· With a strong commercial background in Procurement you will have the ability to develop the Procurement Strategy for the business areas

· A key part of the role will be to engage new suppliers and manage the end-to-end tender process, ensuring internal engagement from all stakeholders including Compliance, Finance and Legal departments

· As a Strategic Buyer you will be part of a close knit team and have the opportunity to mentor and develop junior members of the team in this area

We would LOVE to hear from you if you have the following skills and experience:

· Previous experience in a Buyer role

· Strategic buying or indirect buying experience

· Experience in procurement with a good knowledge of a category management approach

· Ideally you will be CIPS qualified or working towards this

· Well organised and have excellent project management skills as well as finance and budgeting, with good analytical and mathematical skills

· Excellent communication style and the ability to develop and maintain strong effective working relationships with all levels

What will you get in return for your work as a Strategic Buyer?

· Salary up to GBP50,000 plus 10% bonus

· 33 days leave inclusive of bank holidays with the option to purchase an additional 5 days each year

· Pension with 5% employer contribution

· Private medical and dental cover

· Range of flexible benefits including Costco card, cycle to work scheme

· We also offer free on-site car parking

· Full time hours with an early finish on a Friday and hybrid working 60/40 office/home

If this sounds like a role you will LOVE, please send your CV to us today!