Senior Buyer/Category Leader

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Barrow-in-Furness
Salary
34000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Your new company

You will join a leading UK organisation with great career prospects and benefits.

Your new role

As a Senior Buyer/Category Lead you will be an integral member of the Indirect Procurement Services (IPS) team and work with a number of key stakeholders. You will be responsible for managing the Consultancy Services and Facilities Management category. The role offers the opportunity of growth & longevity. Key duties include-

  • Managing the end to end lifecycle of the procurement process ensuring that our Procurement strategies and commercial arrangements are robust
  • Maximising and leveraging opportunities through economies of scale and developing Framework Procurement Agreements
  • Ensuring that Procurement strategies and commercial arrangements are robust
  • Managing the performance/development of key suppliers
  • Providing procurement advice and guidance to other functions


What you'll need to succeed

  • Degree or other professional qualification; Level 4 CIPS diploma required, MCIPS preferred
  • Previous procurement/supply chain experience
  • An awareness of SAP or similar ERP system
  • Experience/Knowledge of indirect procurement would be an advantage but not essential
  • Project Management skills would be beneficial


What you'll get in return

£34,000 - £36,000 plus benefits

What you need to do now

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