Senior Buyer: Financial Services - £60k - London

Location
London
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP60000 per annum +
Posted
21 Aug 2017
Closes
20 Sep 2017
Ref
1708-18
Contact
jobsOB
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Buyer - Global FTSE 100 Financial Services Firm - London - £45k -£60k + Package

As a result of large-scale market growth, a leading blue chip financial services firm is seeking an ambitious procurement specialist to join their fast-growing team. With an international sourcing remit across either FM & Marketing, Professional Services and IT, this FTSE 100 firm's fluid procurement function offers a diverse and challenging career route.

As Senior Buyer you will:-

  • Lead key supplier sourcing projects and large-scale negotiations, helping to secure significant savings and build fruitful long term supplier relationships
  • Spearhead £ multi-million sourcing projects across indirect procurement categories, with a particular focus across either FM & Property Services, Professional Services (Legal, Consulting, Training, Recruitment & HR etc), or IT and Marketing
  • Work alongside industry leading experts from a variety of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 backgrounds, embedding yourself within a world-class sourcing hub
  • Progress quickly towards Category and Senior Category Management level, with a number of different category specialisms to choose from

In order to be successful in your application you must have:

  • Significant end-to-end sourcing experience across indirect procurement categories, with full working knowledge of RFP, RFQ, contract drafting and negotiation, executive stakeholder engagement and supplier relationship management (SRM)
  • Handled significant spend portfolios (£1m+) and achieved vital cost savings through following best practice procurement processes
  • Progressed within your procurement and sourcing career to date, ideally having experience within a blue chip firm with senior stakeholder engagement
  • A high level of articulacy, professionalism and charisma in order to fit in with a team renowned for its collaborative and close-knit feel
  • Degree & MCIPS (or working towards / equivalent)

This is a fantastic opportunity to join ranks with a multi-award winning FTSE 100 strategic sourcing hub, learning from and even mentoring those around you. With strong progression routes toward Category Management and Procurement Directorship, this could be an excellent move for the right candidate.

If you fulfil the above criteria please send your CV to o.bennett@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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Key skills: Procurement, Buying, Strategic Sourcing, Indirect procurement, contract drafting, negotiation, supplier relationship management (SRM), RFP, RFQ, stakeholder engagement, stakeholder management, FM & Construction Procurement, Property Services procurement, Professional Services & HR procurement, Transport, Logistics and Distribution procurement