Buyer

Location
Bradford
Salary
GBP30000 - GBP35000 per annum + pension + car allowance + quarterly bonus
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
19 Aug 2017
Ref
13839685/001
Contact
Emily Bland
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


A Buyer is required to join a leading organisation based in Bradford, and will be responsible for developing an effective category strategy for the procurement of goods and services within the given portfolio.

Client Details

The Buyer will work for a global, sustainable organisation, who are well known for their excellent benefits package and commitment to employee development and progression.

Description

  • Set the category standard for an assigned spend category according to business needs
  • Negotiate framework agreements for relevant category
  • Develop and communicate sourcing strategies for the procurement of goods and services
  • Own list of preferred suppliers for an assigned category
  • Improve service, quality, and cost level of supplier base
  • Ensure adherence to category strategies
  • Engage and influence stakeholders effectively

Profile

  • Experience in a similar indirect procurement role, accustomed to delivering category strategies
  • Good supplier relationship skills
  • Creative thinker with the ability to inspire and influence internal customers & stakeholders
  • Effective communicator within an internal matrix organisation but externally with suppliers at all levels of management
  • Excellent negotiator
  • Member/Student Member of CIPS preferred
  • Driving required

Job Offer

In return, the successful candidate will receive a basic salary of up to £35,000 plus a car allowance and bonus.