Indirect Buyer

Location
Birmingham
Salary
GBP30000 - GBP35000 per annum +
Posted
22 Sep 2017
Closes
22 Oct 2017
Ref
13859241/001
Contact
Alexander Anderson
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The role is an indirect buyer role which will have strategic elements, negotiation and will affect the company's UK presence. The opportunity will be a provide a fantastic challenge.

Client Details

The client is a giant in the engineering space and is very well established. They function in a great deal on industries and have a great reputation. The client's revenue runs into the Billions and they are continuing to go from strength to strength.

Description

  • Implementation of sourcing strategies
  • Focus on analytical and commercial elements of the business
  • Support and provide expertise to stakeholders
  • Negotiate contracts for indirect spend
  • Lead national project teams
  • Opportunity to represent to company in international procurement projects
  • Manage vendor contracts

Profile

The successful candidate will have:

  • experience in the engineering industry (highly desirable)
  • exceptional negotiation
  • an understanding of category management principles (critical)
  • a willingness to occasionally travel overseas
  • previously studies MCIPS/CIPS (desirable)

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be offered worldwide opportunities which will provide a platform for them to develop and be successful. Investment into the growth and future career of the candidate through career planning. The client emphasises the appreciation success which will be recognised. The role will offer great responsibility which will keep them engaged and focused.