Beaumont Select

Interim Tactical Buyer (Indirect Services)

London (West), London (Greater)
£275-375 per day
16 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Full Time

Tactical Buyer (interim) opportunity to support the Head of Sourcing & Operational Buying in managing the sourcing / procurement process within Marketing for contracts (less than £250k).

This is specifically for Marketing but not limited to. Market leading global financial services company.

Tactical Buyer Role 

  • Responsible for identifying and engaging with key stakeholders to ensure a robust process is utilised to agree  requirements, search and appraise appropriate supply sources and negotiate /renew contracts.
  • To manage the Group-wide buying process, that is aware of and adheres to category / sub category plans, ensures that all purchase requisitions and purchase orders for spend up to £250k are effectively managed and approved and ensures that suppliers are not out of contract.
  • The job holder will also support in providing buying and procurement advice to designated business areas and will contribute to the wider strategic plans of the Sourcing Team.
  • Experience in Facilities, Legal and HR would be also be valuable.

Tactical Buyer Experience 

  • Previous experience, ideally 2 years, in a relevant role within a large organisation.
  • Knowledge and experience of procurement related systems (e.g. Oracle, Ariba, SAP etc.).
  • Good knowledge of contracting and purchase-to-pay processes.
  • Some experience of tactical buying on low value, low risk transactions. Would be beneficial if this was within the Marketing & Professional Services Category
  • Customer service orientation, with excellent attention to detail

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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