Indirects Buyer

Recruiter
1st Executive
Location
Bedfordshire
Salary
GBP30000 - GBP35000 per annum + benefits
Posted
25 Sep 2018
Closes
25 Oct 2018
Ref
J11868
Contact
Sheila Harris
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Catering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Indirects Buyer

Our client a Major Global FMCG organisation who are undergoing significant growth are now seeking an Indirects Buyer with 1 - 3 years experience in Indirects Purchasing (which may include, HR, Marketing, FM, Professional Services, IT) .Reporting to the Procurement Manager, you will play a key role in assisting in the delivery of the procurement strategy.

Key skills required

  • Delivery of saving targets using procurement best practice across spends categories assigned.
  • Develop and deliver a portfolio of savings and value adding projects that will reduce the total acquisition cost of spend as measured and documented through the savings process
  • Drive local procurement initiatives through implementation of Global Sourcing Strategies and local RFQ's in conjunction with key business partners.
  • Identify, develop and deliver initiatives by working with internal customers as Lead Business Partner
  • Ensure compliance with Procurement Policy
  • Support category managers as appropriate

Person Specification:

  • Ability to develop relationships with key customers and suppliers.
  • Able to engage with senior leaders
  • 1-3 years procurement experience
  • Excellent Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Tenacious and works with integrity and can be relied on to achieve savings within deadlines agreed
  • Able to support other procurement areas as required.
  • Rigorous approach to data
  • Ideally studying CIPS and graduate level qualifications
  • Takes pride in own work ensuring a right first time approach.