Senior Buyer

Gleeson Recruitment Group
Birmingham, West Midlands
£45000/annum + Car/allowance & benefits
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a background in the purchasing / procurement of HVAC, M&E or Building Fabric? Do you fancy working for a FTSE listed organisation with a high performing procurement function who are multi-award winners? Then this Senior Buyer role should be right up your street!The successful Senior Buyer will be joining an organisation that has a multi billion pound turnover and employs a significant workforce across the globe. They are recognised as having one of the best procurement functions in the UK, as demonstrated by nominations for multiple awards this year, and offer employees the chance to enhance their knowledge base and further their careers in a structured environment.As Senior Buyer you will work closely with the Category Manager, taking responsibility for the strategic, and operational, delivery of indirect categories incorporating HVAC, M&E and Building Fabric. You will build and manage key stakeholder relationships both internally and externally and strive to deliver cost savings, improved levels of service, tighter levels of compliance and governance and seamless tendering processes. To be considered for this Senior Buyer opportunity it is expected that you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
* Previous procurement / purchasing experience, ideally covering HVAC, M&E and Building Fabric (or a combination of the three).* CIPS qualified or working towards* Outstanding communication skills and the ability to build strong stakeholder relationships* Previous experience working within purchasing in a large, complex organisation with multiple business units* Excellent negotiation skills (as evidence in key achievements within your CV)* Strong understanding of contract law and terms & conditions* Prior experience of e-procurement systems would be highly advantageous* A team focused, collaborative attitude
In return, the successful Senior Buyer will receive a remuneration package that includes:

* Base salary of circa £40-45k* Bonus of up to 10% of base salary* Company car or car allowance* 25 days holiday* Contributory pension* Additional flexible benefits

Gleeson Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of leadership roles and technical specialists on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including 3PL, construction, retail, service sector, automotive, aerospace, general manufacturing and FMCG. Please visit our website for further information about our services and to view all of our rolesTo apply for this Senior Buyer position, please click on the "apply now" button and your CV will be sent directly to the responsible recruiter. We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application