Procurement Buyer - Birmingham

GBP25000 - GBP30000 per annum + CIPS qualifications + Bonus
17 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Gajan Sivarajah
Specialist Area
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Full Time

Procurement Buyer - Prestigious Global Blue Chip - Pharmaceutical - Birmingham - £25,000-£35,000 + Package

Due to an internal promotion a globally renowned pharmaceutical company is searching for an ambitious procurement buyer with strong academics to join their award winning team. The selected candidate will receive in-depth training from company executives and be promoted to a procurement category of their choice within two years. On top of this, their buyer must be excited about the company mantra of helping save lives across the globe.

Within the first two years the role will involve:

Gaining full exposure to the end to end procurement process, successfully handling multi-million pound spends and implementing cost-saving initiatives, thereby pushing the business forward

Direct procurement of raw materials including chemicals and manufacturing products, developing strategic sourcing plans and negotiating with suppliers for significant orders

Working closely alongside senior members of the procurement team, absorbing their coaching and building up an excellent network for a successful career within the organisation

Building rapport with senior stakeholders across the board, challenging them and driving best procurement practices

In order to succeed in your application for this procurement buyer position you must:

Have an impressive background in either direct or indirect procurement or both within a recognised company

Demonstrate large cost savings that have been achieved through your personal actions within an organisation

Be degree educated (or equivalent)

Be qualified for or studying towards CIPS

This is a fantastic opportunity to be taken on by a FTSE 100 Global Blue Chip organisation where you will be heavily invested in and given real responsibility from the start. You will be working within an established procurement function with an excellent infrastructure for rapid progression, as well as a close-knit team who genuinely enjoy making a positive difference.

If you are interested, please send your CV to

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