Group Buyer

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
14 Apr 2018
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

I am recruiting a Group Buyer role with an industry-leading, forward-thinking and progressive organisation within the FMCG (food manufacturing) industry. The successful candidate will have proven success within developing a category around a strategy.

Client Details

This is an exciting opportunity for a Group Buyer to work for a global, market-leading food manufacturing organisation with fantastic opportunities for progression and development.

These roles form part of a newly established and centralised UK wide spend and procurement strategy and require each Group Buyer to look after a specific area across either ingredients, packaging or indirects - avg. £35mil+ spend.


These roles require travel across all UK sites and to visit both UK and global suppliers.

You will have proven experience in developing a strategy around a category, cost savings and exceptional internal and external stakeholder management. You will have strong experience within SRM across global suppliers, in ensuring that the entire UK business is supported and processes are followed to maximise efficiencies and effectiveness of a central sourcing function.


You must be educated to degree level and be proficient in Excel.

Core skills required: stakeholder management, strong negotiation skills, capability to develop a strategy around a category.

Core behaviours required: self-starter, good communication at all levels, highly numerical, dynamic, able to work well in a highly changeable environment.

Job Offer

The successful candidates for the roles will be offered a competitive salary alongside company car, bonus and a flexible benefits scheme.

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