Beaumont Select

Software Buyer

Location
UK wide / home based
Salary
Competitive remuneration package
Posted
19 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Ref
JO-04299
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A great opportunity for a Software Buyer to develop within the Software category, and potential to work from home…

As a Software Buyer you’ll work with business stakeholders and the Senior Category Manager to ensure that the sourcing activity within the Software category is delivered effectively and contracts are reviewed and negotiated. 

Software Buyer Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring the contracts remain in force, and are effective and kept up to date with market trends, price, customer service competitiveness and regulatory change

  • Lead negotiations on a variety of mid/high value opportunities, as well as manage the running of RFx and e-Auctions

  • Utilise the Business Sourcing Process, whilst guaranteeing maximum value and innovation

Experience Required:

  • A proven track record in the software procurement field with experience of dealing with large and small software suppliers and an understanding of licensing metrics

  • Demonstrable stakeholder management and relationship management skills with both internal and external parties

  • Strong commercial acumen as well as being a self-starter and able to demonstrate an ability to work autonomously

  • Exposure to the Financial Services Insurance industry would be advantageous

This is a great role which will offer the successful Software Buyer development opportunities, ensuring you’re ready for the next step into category management. 

Our client is  flexible for this role to be based in any of their office locations or to be a full time home worker. There will be an element of travelling involved for supplier visits.

This is a really exciting time to be joining, and as the company evolves over the next 18 months, this role will offer a great opportunity to develop your experience within the software category.

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Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business
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