Senior Category Buyer - London - £48000+

GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum + 15% Bonus
30 Aug 2017
29 Sep 2017
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Category Buyer - London - Global - £48000 + 15% Bonus

Major player in the professional services market is seeking a Senior Category Buyer across various Indirect categories of their corporate and practice business units. The successful individual will report directly to the Head of Procurement and will be responsible for key components within the Global Procurement Strategy at this leading firm.

Responsibilities of the Senior Category Buyer:

  • Delivering expertise on the assigned portion of the Global category through supporting development and execution of the category strategies
  • Managing end-to-end sourcing processes, including market analysis, execution of tenders, negotiating, contracting, and contract management activities on significant spends
  • Confident and collaborative communication with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring consistent value for money at all times
  • Supporting the delivery of secure commercial and contractual terms to support the company's expenditure

Ideal Characteristics and Qualities for the Senior Category Buyer:

  • A minimum of 5 years purchasing experience
  • Robust ability to problem solve, alongside working as part of a team
  • Tangible evidence of delivering significant cost reduction through the use of appropriate sourcing, contract management and supplier management tools and techniques
  • Experience sourcing and contract managing categories such as HR, Marketing, Audit, Learning and development, FM and IT

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Key Skills: Procurement, Professional Services, Senior Buyer, Purchasing, HR, Marketing, Learning and Development, FM, IT, Technology, Innovative, London, Global, Category Manager, Indirect, Defence, Security, Telecommunications, Transport, Logistics