Buyer - FM, Construction & Utilities

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Farnborough
Salary
37100.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The successful candidate will work independently providing execution support of projects to the Category Lead.

The role will be accountable for the execution of sourcing programs, developing and implement best in class sourcing strategies alongside the application of category plans.

Client Details

FTSE 250 Business that takes development seriously

Description

  • Drive and deliver sourcing plans, with focus on implementation of change programs.
  • On boarding new suppliers and driving best practice across spend.
  • Provides guidance on best practice sourcing to the organisation
  • Development of sourcing strategies, stakeholder mapping and engagement, contract negotiation and award, and on-going supplier governance.
  • Ownership of key supplier relationships through SRM
  • Formulate sourcing strategies using key information drawn from analysis.

Profile

Essential:

  • An ability to think creatively to solve complex challenges with low levels of definition
  • Experience of stakeholder engagement within a complex multi-site environment
  • Demonstrable interpersonal skills, with the presence to be a role model for other team members and the confidence to challenge
  • Demonstrates a lack of acceptance of the status quo, "business as usual" and willingness to challenge
  • Shows a willingness to look for ideas or intelligence from outside the immediate team, their business, and their industry
  • Self-starter, resilient and tenacious under pressure

Job Offer

A career building Buyer within FM, Construction & Utilities