Senior Buyer:Prestigious FTSE 100/Indirect - £55k

GBP40000 - GBP60000 per annum +
21 Aug 2017
20 Sep 2017
Specialist Area
Procurement, Supply chain
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Indirect Senior Buyer - Prestigious FTSE 100 - £50K - £55K - Central London

A world-leading FTSE 100 firm is seeking a polished and ambitious indirect procurement specialist to help drive their international strategic sourcing function towards best-in-class. The company is focused on driving towards its global 2020 procurement vision under the leadership of an ambitious CPO who this will be your direct line manager for this role. The client is looking for a Senior Indirect Buyer to manage a £50 million portfolio within Facilities, Marketing, IT and Professional Services.

This Global Marketing Procurement position will involve:-

  • Owning the multi-million spend portfolio (£60-£80 million) across the Marketing, Professional Services, Facilities and HR categories
  • Create strategic procurement strategy plans within your indirect spend areas and lead the procurement delivery to achieve the procurement 2020 vision
  • Managing two Strategic Sourcing Specialists to ensure their continued development within the procurement function
  • Growing towards Global Category Manager level, whether within Marketing, Professional Services, Facilities and HR categories or in another indirect spend area

Desired skills / qualifications / experience:-

  • Significant sourcing experience across at least one of the following indirect procurement categories: Marketing, HR, Professional Services & Consultancy, Facilities Management (FM), Travel, Fleet, MRO, IT
  • A strong track record of progression within leading blue chip institutions
  • Strong knowledge of strategic sourcing and capability to work with autonomy across the full step procurement lifecycle
  • Degree or equivalent

If you fulfil the above criteria and would like to be considered, please send your CV to

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Key skills: Procurement, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, HR Procurement, Corporate Services, Facilities Management, Marketing, FTSE 100, Purchasing, Buying, MCIPS, German