Senior Buyer

Recruiter
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Bristol, South West England
Salary
34000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
15 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a Buyer/ Senior Buyer looking to join a fantastic organisation that is renowned in the Bristol area? A perfect opportunity has arisen for a talented and driven Senior Buyer to join the Procurement team with a highly successful public sector company in south Bristol.

Reporting to the Category Manager for this area, this is a commercial role responsible for the full procurement lifecycle, including development of sourcing opportunities, support to purchasing and on-going supplier performance management.

In this role, you will be required to work with key internal and external stakeholders at all levels, building new relationships as well as growing existing ones, therefore you must be able to make a positive personal impact. The successful applicant will require strong negotiation and influencing skills to gain crucial support for key projects and sourcing initiatives.

You will be an experienced contracts negotiator with a breadth of experience in a similar role. The successful candidate will have proven experience of managing the entire procurement process, whilst reducing risk, contributing to strategic objectives and adding value at all times.

The ideal candidate will be a confident and highly motivated procurement professional with strong influencing and communication skills and a proven track record of significant cost savings. You will also possess a good commercial understanding of category management and an ability to operate at all levels in the business. The role demands a high level of internal and external relationship management.

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