Global Procurement Strategic Buyer

City of London
GBP30000 - GBP40000 per annum + CIPS sponsorship
13 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Full Time

Global Procurement Strategic Buyer - Global FMCG Organization - West London - £40k + Excellent Benefits

Urgent requirement for a procurement professional to join a world-class, international procurement function in a global FMCG organization specialising in the personal care industry. To be successful in this role you must have previous procurement experience, ideally within an FMCG environment, have a proactive mind-set and the ability to thrive in a team environment. A strong relationship builder and results driven individual will be an excellent fit for this procurement team.

Principal accountabilities of Strategic Buyer:-
* Strategic sourcing across a number of categories
* The development, implementation and monitoring of regional and local sourcing strategies ensuring all agreed objectives are met
* Manage the process of the selection of suppliers across the management unit to ensure all goods and services purchased meet the company's cost criteria
* Drive negotiations to achieve the objectives defined by the business

Skills and Qualifications:-
* Degree education is essential and CIPS qualification highly desirable
* Previous experience in Negotiation, Contract Management and Relationship Management
* Purchasing experience in an FMCG environment in the following categories: marketing, distribution, facilities management, legal, IT & Telco
* You personally, must be proactive, results driven, highly adaptable and an excellent communicator

As strategic buyer you will placed in an international procurement team with a wide-reaching European remit. You will work for a fast paced, global FMCG organization that will challenge your procurement experience and push your career forward. If you believe you have the required skills and attributes, please send your most up to date CV to Stuart at

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