Beaumont Select

Category Buyer

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£30-37k + pension + CIPS sponsorship
20 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Exciting Category Buyer opportunity with a unique and well respected organisation, which has a Global reputation as a world class centre of excellence in research and development…

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast paced, diverse organisation who have a reputation across the globe for being a leader within research and education.

The Category Buyer Role:

  • You will be responsible for working alongside Purchasing Managers and departments within the organisation, identifying opportunities and ensuring departments comply with our clients purchasing guidelines.

  • You will be confident in speaking with a diverse range of stakeholders at all levels, and capable of working independently, as well as being part of a close knit team.

  • You will be responsible for co-ordinating and actioning tender processes; Interfacing with internal customers; Managing contractual risk; co-ordinating the supplier base, and any other tasks required.


  • To be considered for this role, you must have previous experience of running tenders, negotiating with suppliers, have excellent analytical skills and the ability to build relationships.

  • Specific category experience is not important, although proven experience of running the end to end procurement processes, attitude, and team fit are.

  • CIPS qualified or the willingness to study for CIPS

  • Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel)

  • Degree preferred.

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