Senior Buyer - Professional Services

GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + Package
24 Apr 2019
24 May 2019
Emily Knight
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Buyer - Professional Services - £40-50K+ car + package - FTSE 100 Professional Services Company - London

This FTSE 100 procurement team has recently been recognised as an outstanding sourcing function with excellent opportunities for development and progression. With a large spend across the professional services category; they are looking for a procurement professional to step up with the gravitas and confidence to negotiate with suppliers across legal, audit, tax and management consultancy.

What is required in this role?

  • Working with the Senior Category Manager on the full end to end procurement of the professional services category
  • Leading negotiations with stakeholders across services including; tax, legal, audit and advisory consultancy services to gain savings
  • Implementing best in class sourcing processes across the wider procurement team to help develop the procurement group
  • Working with senior business stakeholders to ascertain the business requirements for the professional services category

What skills and experience are required?

  • Prior sourcing experience across indirect services, ideally within the HR or Professional Services category
  • Excellent negotiation skills with tangible examples of personal savings achieved
  • The ability to identify opportunities for process improvement and excellent project management skills
  • First - rate communication skills with the ability to influence stakeholders across different levels
  • Degree qualified

This really is a great opportunity to join a leading organisation and gain invaluable experience working in a collaborative and financially rewarding environment. To apply directly, send your CV to

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SKILLS: Procurement, Senior Buyer, Strategic Sourcing, Indirects, Change Management, Supply Chain, Professional Services, Audit, Tax, Legal, Degree, London, FTSE 100