Senior Buyer - £40K

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
GBP40000 per annum +
Posted
19 Sep 2017
Closes
19 Oct 2017
Ref
J10656
Contact
Laura Marshall
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Buyer - Facilities Management

London

1st Executive are currently working with an Internationally recognised Professional Services company who as part of their on-going growth have a requirement for a Senior Buyer.

Role:

  • Senior Buyer to support the FM/Fleet/Consumables and Equipment categories
  • This is a stepping stone role for a bright/ambitious with a few years of 'blue-chip' experience
  • Ability to fast track to Category Manager within 2 years with excellent coaching from line manager
  • Commercial common sense and be able to demonstrate some experience of engaging stakeholders in a measured fashion
  • Manages/Supports Categories; Consumables, Equipment, Logistics, Special Projects
  • Carry out compliant sourcing, negotiation activities with key suppliers, in line with the Regional Category strategies, ensuring supply chain solutions meet the business requirements and deliver in year P/L savings and efficiencies.
  • Support supplier performance measures against which suppliers are monitored within a culture of continuous improvement and best practice, making recommendations to change suppliers where necessary
  • Deputise on behalf of the Regional category managers, become subject matter expert for your areas supplier contracts, driving a continuous improvement agenda, with tangible measurable outputs.

Experience:

  • Candidates should present procurement experience operating within a Buyer/Senior Buyer capacity
  • FM procurement experience
  • Must have University Degree