IT Senior Buyer | Multinational Retailing Company | Central London
An IT Senior Buyer is required for a leading retail organisation located in the retail hub of Central London. This is an idea role for ambitious procurement professionals who want to develop into management.
Reporting to a Purchasing Manager, the IT Senior Buyer plays a key role in the team with responsibility for sourcing, negotiating contracts, achieving saving targets, general category management, working cross-functionally with key stakeholders, and managing key supplier relationships to deliver best value for all the brands in the business.
You will be responsible for Category Management, Sourcing, Contract Management, Supplier Management and Stakeholder Management. You will effectively be in a 2IC role and will be groomed for promotion.
The role pays a competitive base salary up to £45,000 plus £6,000 in flexible benefits.
The ideal profile will be a purchasing professional with at least 2-3 years’ experience, preferably in a large / medium size dynamic company with a significant purchasing spend. An excellent understanding of the full purchasing lifecycle and how Procurement positively influences this process.
Excellent tender and contract writing skills. You will be IT literate with specific experience in negotiating complex IT deals (Cloud services preferable).
A motivated, hunter-gatherer, able to network with colleagues and stakeholders across the business to work effectively in cross functional teams. Strong interpersonal and communications skills, particularly in negotiation, working with and influencing others. Proactive and results orientated. Able to manage their own time and priorities.
If you are a match for this role then do apply with an updated CV highlighting your relevant experience or call Paul on 01962 869838 to discuss further.