Buyer

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Wakefield
Salary
29000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As a Buyer based in the Wakefield area you will be responsible for a product portfolio - managing relationships with a varied supplier base, our internal customers and ultimately support the hospital trusts in delivery of their cost saving initiatives.

Client Details

Working within the NHS sector you'll provide specialist procurement expertise as a Buyer with a proven track record potentially gained within a public sector or similar environment and an ability to manage multiple stakeholders and develop and maintain successful customer relationships

Description

  • Undertake market analysis to understand the size, trends, supplier base, market share to inform category / commodity management planning
  • Develop detailed understanding of the clinical practices which drive product usage or influence the market
  • Manage task forces and product
  • or coordinate the management of mini competitions, group buys and supplier offers
  • Manage data in a methodical and systematic manner
  • Construct product and service specifications for tender
  • Be an active member of the Procurement team, supporting teamwork and joint learning and development initiatives
  • Contribute to formulation, review and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Participate in projects and initiatives as appropriate.
  • Develop detailed product and market knowledge for a specific sub category or market area
  • Work with marketing and sales to construct the communications plan to effect change

Profile

  • Experience in a commercial procurement environment - Buyer or Senior Buyer
  • Structured thinking and planning
  • MCIPS / CIPS, either achieved or studying towards
  • Computer application proficiency - MS Word, Excel and Project
  • Financial knowledge - understanding of profit and loss statement, management accounts, margin, management, business plans

Job Offer

£29000 = £30000

Pension

Holiday

Bonus