Global Senior Buyer

Location
London
Salary
GBP30000.00 - GBP45000.00 per annum +
Posted
27 Jul 2019
Closes
26 Aug 2019
Ref
BBBH7997
Contact
Devan Amin
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global Senior Buyer - FTSE30 Industry Major - London - £30-45k + Excellent Benefits + CIPS Sponsorship - Executive-Level Stakeholder Engagement - Fast-Track Progression Opportunities

Aggressively growing FMCG brand seeks passionate Procurement specialist to join their centralised global team managing a complex portfolio of indirect services and suppliers. Operating in a cross-functional position across multiple category areas, the successful Senior Buyer will immerse themselves in the firm's best-in-class procurement function, forging strong relationships with senior stakeholders to create a strong internal network. With an outstanding reputation for staff development and a high percentage of home-grown Directors, this Times Top 100 employer presents a compelling career opportunity for aspiring procurement professionals.

As Global Senior Buyer you will: -

  • Collaborate with senior stakeholders to define key business requirements
  • Partner with the end-to-end supply chain to deliver high quality products, seeking out opportunities for supplier rationalisation, competitive tendering, tail spend management, and supplier-sourced innovation
  • Devise global sourcing & category strategies including less mature regions beyond Europe, delivering impressive cost savings and wider commercial benefits that impact company results
  • Implement initiatives and programs to improve quality of bought-in goods and services and reduce lead times
  • Build strategic relationships with critical suppliers and develop risk mitigation strategies to provide secure and cost-effective sources for specialist commodities
  • Participate in the development of Continuous Improvement strategy for the supply base, employing Lean Six Sigma approaches
  • Benefit from personally tailored professional development programmes to aid your quick progression within the company

Global Senior Buyer Required qualifications & experience: -

  • 2-3+ years Procurement / Strategic Sourcing / Category Management experience, with a CV that details commercial achievements (cost savings & avoidance, risk mitigation, supplier relationship and performance improvement, stakeholder engagement)
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes or regulatory requirements desired not essential
  • Procurement / strategic sourcing / buying experience within complex global organisations
  • Degree & CIPS qualifications preferred though not essential

To find out more and apply‎ please send your CV to Devan at JobsDA@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, buying, strategic sourcing, tendering, procurement transformation, change management, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder influencing, collaboration, purchasing

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