Senior Procurement Buyer - Fortune 500

Baton Rouge
USD70000 - USD80000 per annum + Bonus
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Procurement Buyer - Multiple Categories - Fortune 500 Company

Houston, Texas offices - Training & Development opportunities - Up to $80,000 + Bonus

One of the Fortune 500 companies seeking a strategic, ambitious Senior Buyer to join their team and focus on Indirect spends such as Marketing, Professional Services, Maintenance and Technology. Managing spends of over $25 Million, you will be working directly with Global Category Managers to develop a world-class function.

Senior Procurement Buyer; Role Overview:

  • Delivering excellent cost savings through strategic sourcing activities, whilst ensuring quality and value are upheld
  • Supporting Global Procurement Category Managers in developing strategies across a range of indirect categories, with the opportunity to focus on one category to develop more in-depth knowledge
  • Engaging and negotiating with new and existing suppliers to develop long-term, commercially fruitful relationships
  • Working closely with Senior Internal Stakeholders to understand and meet business needs whilst developing best practice procurement

Procurement Background and Requirements:

  • A strong background in strategic sourcing and engaging across the full end-to-end Procurement process, including RFI/RFQ, tendering, contracts and post-contract award management
  • A resume showing outstanding savings achieved across Indirect and Services categories
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills; negotiating and influencing at all seniority levels across both internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong academics; university/college degree (or equivalent) preferred

Responsible for $Multi-Million spends, this incredible opportunity will see the Senior Procurement Buyer working closely with the Global Managers to develop and lead advanced sourcing strategies. Reporting directly one of the most senior managers in the function, the successful candidate can look forward to rapid career progression opportunities in this Fortune 500 business.

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Keywords: Procurement, Procurement Buyer, Senior Buyer, Procurement Manager, Senior Procurement Buyer, Indirect Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Procurement Specialist, Purchasing, Fortune 500, Global, Houston, Texas

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