Senior Procurement Buyer

GBP30000 - GBP40000 per annum + Package + Bonus
25 May 2019
24 Jun 2019
Emily Knight
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Procurement Buyer- FTSE 250 Healthcare Brand - Birmingham + Flex Working - £30,000 - £40,000 + Excellent Benefits

Growing Healthcare major seeks passionate Procurement expert to drive crucial spend-categories toward best-in-class and mentor team of Buyers.

Company & Procurement Overview:

The firm has an outstanding reputation for providing professional development and an enjoyable work environment to 5,000 people across the UK. Historically Procurement has played a relatively small part in the firm's success, but thanks to an influx of top-down investment the Strategic Sourcing function is having an increasing impact and the Board has a strong appetite for best-in-class Procurement.

Senior Procurement BuyerOutline:

  • Lead procurement strategy development and deal execution for a £75m+ spend category spanning Directs & Indirects, namely: Professional Services, Fleet, Travel, HR, Facilities, Marketing, Medical Consumables& Technology procurement
  • Build strategically important supplier relationships to secure longer term benefits beyond mere cost savings
  • Spearhead major sourcing strategy reviews, negotiatingcomplex agreements and mitigating risk
  • Be an inspirational figure to less experienced procurement professionals in the team, demonstrating best-in-class procurement and acting as coach / mentor to raise performance
  • Use procurement toolkits & spend data to deliver value for the business

Required background:-

  • Impressive Procurement, Strategic Sourcing & Category Management track record, with a CV that clearly demonstrates your personal procurement results / achievements
  • Degree, MCIPS preferred though not at all essential
  • Natural flair for people leadership

If you are passionate about furthering the image of Procurement amongst senior stakeholders and instilling a high performance culture amongst a close-knit team, this is a brilliant opportunity to carve a name for yourself and progress to Procurement Directorship.

To find out more and apply please send your CV to or directly through this page.

Key skills: Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Purchasing, Buying, Vendor Management, Supplier Relationship Management, SRM, contract negotiation, contract drafting, RFP, RFQ, tendering, strategic procurement, MCIPS, stakeholder management

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