Senior Purchasing Officer

Recruiter
DG Partnership LTD
Location
Ipswich
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
19 Jun 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Purchasing Officer – Competitive Salary + Benefits - Suffolk

The Role

Are you comfortable with fast changing priorities and have a strong attention to detail? Are you able to keep going when presented with setbacks and driven to achieve targets? If you answered yes, then this could be the perfect career move for you.

Unisurge is looking for a Senior Purchasing Officer to join their team and help them develop and manage the procurement department by setting targets and monitoring performance as well as provide regular reporting to the Senior Team and Directors.

Key responsibilities:

  • Promote the effective management of suppliers to sustain value throughout the life of the contract
  • Improve processes and systems for effective procurement across the Company
  • Provide specialist advice, guidance and service on leading practice procurement to all marketing activities
  • Enhance relationships to ensure effective execution of strategies and drive cost savings

The Company

Established in 1988, Unisurge is a trusted manufacturer and supplier of practitioner-specified procedure packs, dressing packs, medical disposable and theatre products to health care professionals. Their range of bespoke single use products is both cost effective and patient specific. Unisurge is always developing and introducing innovative products to increase purchasing efficiency and satisfy customer needs.

The Person

The key skills and responsibilities of a Senior Purchasing Officer:

  • Degree qualified
  • Ideally from a medical background
  • Procurement and supplier management experience gained at senior level
  • Comfortable with fast changing priorities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly developed business acumen and negotiation/influencing skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Focuses on making change happen and has the influencing skills to do this
  • Tenacious in achieving results, keeps going when presented with setbacks
  • Able to challenge existing purchasing practices in a positive way

What are you waiting for? Take this exciting step in your career and click the apply now button to find out more.

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