Senior Buyer

GBP35000 - GBP42000 per annum +
12 Oct 2018
11 Nov 2018
Daniel Barnes
Job Level
Analyst, Buyer
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Buyer - Leading Research Corporation

Role: Senior Buyer

Industry: Pharmaceutical

Salary: £35k-£42k

Location: Cambridgeshire

Contact: Daniel Barnes,

This prestigious research firm are looking for a like-minded individual to join their Procurement function within a transformation project on a Greenfield site. The role has a high focus on Supplier Relationship Management with the successful candidate expected to utilise and further existing supplier relationships. This role offers excellent exposure to suppliers, stakeholders and management up to a senior level - providing an unrivalled opportunity to progress your career internally.

The Procurement role will involve:

  • End to end procurement across multiple indirect categories - notably FM and also HR and professional services
  • Effective management of suppliers - building and maintaining lasting relationships over the lifecycle of the contract
  • Lead price negotiations and supply contracts - delivering in line with business goals
  • Managing stakeholders across the business and externally in order to influence them in line with business goals
  • Analysis of supplier performance - implementing necessary supplier reviews and pin pointing where additional value can be delivered

Key Skills:

  • A proven record across various areas of indirect categories including FM, HR and professional services
  • A highly driven and self-motivated individual that can work autonomously as well as in a team - effectively communicating their opinion and views in both environments
  • Strong interpersonal skills and negotiating ability which allows you to effectively manage suppliers
  • Experience of stakeholder management at various levels with an excellent ability to influence
  • Degree or MCIPS

This world-renowned research firm is going from strength to strength and they are looking for top procurement talent to help them complete their objectives. If you wish to become a vital part of a growing team; and to take advantage of this exciting new Procurement position with an excellent starting salary and package then click "apply" now or send your CV to

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