Newly created Purchasing opportunity
A newly created role for this highly successful and established Essex based organisation. This stand-alone position will develop into taking full ownership for all spend.
Key areas of focus will be to help the senior management team drive a greater commercial focus across the business, identify and secure opportunities for cost-reduction and improved efficiencies. The successful candidate will be given time to learn the company product, processes and stakeholder dynamics and will help formulate and drive a consistent approach towards all sourcing, purchasing and tendering activity within the business. In time, this role will support the development of supplier partnerships for quality, supply chain, risk management, product and margin enhancement and it will also have the opportunity to develop long-term supplier relationships across the UK and EMEA.
With scope to shape the role around candidate experience, the ideal candidate will relish the opportunity for fast-track growth and development. Working with the company ERP/MRP systems and working in an entrepreneurial environment, you will possess exceptional negotiation and influencing skills and have the ability to interact with key stakeholders and build trust at all levels of the organisation. Previous purchasing experience in a fast-moving working environment is essential with exposure to a wholesale based business beneficial. An excellent opportunity to harness skills and experience gained to date with outstanding long-term career development prospects.
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