Senior Buyer - Indirect Procurement

Location
South London
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
16 May 2018
Ref
1801 - 71
Contact
jobAV
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Specialist
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Buyer - Indirect Procurement

Senior Buyer - Indirect Procurement - South London - Leading Industry Brand - £40k-£50k + Excellent Benefits Package

Location: South London

Contact: JobsAV@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

This globally revered firm is seeking a bright, ambitious and up-and-coming strategic sourcing specialist to join its award-winning team as a Senior Buyer - Indirect Procurement. With a challenging range of £ Multi-Million sub-categories to manage and a supportive and collaborative team ethos, the Procurement Manager will embed themselves quickly and build an impressive portfolio of strategic achievements.

As a Senior Buyer - Indirect Procurement you will:

  • Focus your time on strategic sourcing and skilled procurement & project management, leaving more junior members to handle transactional procurement
  • Design & implement innovative category strategies across the full range of indirect spend areas such as; Professional Services, Marketing, IT, Fleet, Facilities, HR & IT
  • Manage a challenging executive stakeholder community, honing your influencing skills and playing a key role in the further progression of procurement across this FTSE 100 business
  • Own the cradle-to-grave procurement process (ITT, RFP, RFQ, contract drafting & negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM etc)

Required experience & qualifications:-

  • A strong introduction to procurement via a FTSE 250 Procurement Graduate Scheme, or experience as a Buyer / Senior Buyer / Assistant Category Manager in a Blue Chip organisation
  • Full working knowledge of end to end procurement lifecycle, with exceptionally strong stakeholder management, strategic sourcing and project management skills
  • Ideally at least a year specifically spent managing an indirect procurement category (i.e. Marketing Procurement, HR / Professional Services, IT, FM etc)
  • Degree & CIPS (or studying towards)

This is a stand-out opportunity for an ambitious procurement & sourcing specialist to focus on challenging strategic projects and progress quickly to senior management.

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Key skills: Procurement, Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Stakeholder management, Supplier relationship management (SRM), Negotiation, Contract drafting and management, Marketing Procurement, Buying, Creative Agencies, Above the Line (ATL), Below the Line (BTL), PR, Events, Media, Indirect procurement, Global FTSE 100, RFP, RFQ, London

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