European Senior Buyer - £40 - 60k

GBP40000 - GBP60000 per annum + 25% Bonus
08 Sep 2017
08 Oct 2017
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

European Senior Buyer - Reporting to Head of Category - Group Responsibility for €60-80 mil. Providing Best in Class Procurement - £40 - 60k + 25% Bonus - London

A Renowned Household Name requires a European Senior Buyer to Conduct a Team, Nurture Talent, and procure Global and European Markets through Strategic Sourcing, as well as working at an Operational Level.

As the European Senior Buyer you function within a Highly Successful team who operate a crucial role dealing with million pound purchasing contracts to outsource manufacturing and packaging.

Responsibilities of the European Senior Buyer:-

  • Implementing robust, leading edge systems that deliver impressive results on the current procurement function
  • Collaborating with high-end stakeholders and suppliers to deliver excellent customer service to their market to leverage the procurement expertise and scale across the business
  • Cultivating established and new relationships with stakeholders across the spectrum, ranging from HOC and Procurement Directors, to Manufacturing Sites, and Suppliers
  • Committing to purchasing contracts up to €2 million spend, then consolidating the line manager's approval for contract commitment upwards of €2 million

Knowledge and Skills of the European Senior Buyer:-

  • Expertise in developing sourcing strategies that support specific business requirements, whilst creating leverage on a corporate scale to establish spending power
  • Five years' experience in a procurement function with a spend of €60 million
  • Required to be degree trained, or have a CIPS equivalent
  • It is desirable to have five year's food industry experience, two years' senior leadership management experience within Procurement,

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