Buying Manager

Recruiter
Brook Street UK
Location
Oxford
Salary
£30000 - £31000/annum
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Buying Manager will liaise closely with the Operations, Quality and Finance Teams. The Buying Manager will be responsible for managing input costs, whilst optimising Working Capital, Service Level and Quality aspects.

Client Details

This is a great opportunity to join one of the most well-known charity's in the Oxford area , the successful Candidate will be joining a high functioning, fast paced team that will further develop their skill set and career.

Description

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to;

* Development and Implementation of the Company's Purchasing Strategy
* Identification of opportunities to enhance competitive advantage
* Management of Tendering processes, from Supplier Identification through to implementation.
* Documentation and hand-over of purchasing arrangements to the Operations Department
* Performance Management of suppliers
* Financial control and reporting against contractual performance
* Liaison with the Quality department to ensure implementation of the Company's Quality Policy

Profile

The successful Candidate will possess;

* Demonstrable track record in a similar role
* Strong mathematical skills
* Strong communication skills
* An enthusiastic and energetic self starter, capable of developing innovative solutions
* Strong planning and negotiation skills, and the ability to hold the agenda through any negotiation