Global Senior Buyer, Procurement Transformation

West London
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum +
19 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Senior Buyer, Procurement Transformation - Accelerated Promotion Plan to Senior Management - £20bn+ FTSE 30 - West London + Flex Working - £40,000 - 50,000 + Bonus

As part of a major initiative to reinvigorate Best-in-Class Sourcing, this aggressively growing Blue Chip brand is looking to hire a results-driven Procurement expert for their global team. As Global Senior Buyer you will partner with senior stakeholders to position Procurement in the driving seat for £100m+ spend categories, and benefit from an executive support network to grow you into the Procurement Leadership Team within 12 - 18 months.

Global Senior Buyer, Procurement Transformation role involvements:-

  • Designing and implementing multi-year category and sourcing strategies for complex £Multi-Million spends, collaborating with Regional Category Heads across both mature and emerging markets to align Procurement strategies
  • Forging new stakeholder relationships ‎with the Production Leadership Team up to and including VPs in order to win crucial backing for strategic procurement initiatives
  • Owning the cradle-to-grave procurement process for complex cross-border deals (including requirements gathering & definition, ITT / RFQ / RFP‎, contractual and supplier negotiation and award), through to post-contract phases of supplier relationship management
  • Delivering substantial benefits to the Firm including but beyond savings, including risk mitigation and strategic vendor relationships

Required background:-

  • Quick progression within your Procurement, Strategic Sourcing and Category Management career to date, stepping from Graduate Buyer to Senior Buyer to Procurement Manager / Assistant Category Manager within just a few years
  • Degree & MCIPS (preferred though not essential)

If you're an ambitious procurement and strategic sourcing specialist at the early stages of your Procurement career, this is a brilliant opportunity. The Firm has an outstanding reputation for developing ambitious talent, so their top-light team presents excellent organic growth prospects.

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Key skills: Procurement, CIPS, MCIPS, Project Management, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, FTSE 100, Purchasing, Buying, Negotiation, Vendor Management, Capex Procurement, Capital Expenditure, Global procurement

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