Purchasing Specialist - Hospitality & Catering

Recruiter
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain - London
Location
Gunnersbury, West London
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Who are we looking for?

Buyer – Distribution and Hospitality

About the Employer

An award winning and highly prestigious distributor within the hospitality sector.

About the Role

• Liaise with Operational management to obtain information on their business needs including specifications and services required.
• Conduct research on suppliers as appropriate to the product categories.
• Conduct all purchasing related meetings with Suppliers and audit them for appropriate accreditation
• Manage tender process where applicable.
• Evaluate and renew contracts where applicable.
• Measure & Monitor supplier performance with regard to service and quality, conducting regular supplier reviews where required.
• Proactively manage pricing to control inflation, creating alternative solutions where required.
• Maintain procurement related systems and electronic catalogues
• Maintain all documentation and administration relating to this procurement.
• Maintain statistical data on suppliers and exploit systems data available for supplier evaluation.

Requirement

This role will be expected to operate with initiative and limited supervision, and have the ability to balance different priorities. The successful candidate will be required to gain the trust and confidence of a variety of different stakeholders.

• Excellent oral and written communication
• Analytical thinker
• Team worker
• Independent thinker, proactive
• Ability to build relationships at all levels
• Strong influencing skills
• Resourceful
• Can Do attitude
• Ability to think on feet and be flexible.

Required Experience, Training and Qualifications
• CIPS qualification – sponsorship provided if required.
• Educated to degree level
• Minimum 2 years previous experience in Procurement environment.
• Experience in hospitality or logistics advantageous
• Negotiation skills
• Good IT skills

Salary Permanent salary ranging from £30000-£35000

ARE YOU THE ONE WE ARE LOOKING FOR? COULD THIS BE THE NEXT STEP IN YOUR CAREER? IF SO PLEASE GET IN TOUCH – FORWARD YOUR CV TO

Chris.hunt@reedglobal.com , https://uk.linkedin.com/in/chris-hunt-03b24022

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