Buyer - Marketing

Robert Walters
£38000 - £45000 per annum
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A global leading Pharmaceutical / Food Manufacturing organisation are currently looking to recruit for a Indirect Buyer for their site based in the Somerset / Bath / Bristol area on a 12 month fixed term contract position. The organisation currently supply various Food and Pharmaceutical products into retail and domestic use and would be looking at candidates who have any area of indirect purchasing experience - specifically Marketing focus.

The role will be reporting into the Supply Chain / Procurement Manager and will require candidates to have an understanding within the Senior Buyer / Strategic procurement field.

Role Requirements:

  • Implement and identify cost saving opportunities with new and existing clients / stakeholders
  • Manage various indirect procurement spend for the site specifically Marketing backgrounds
  • Act as the professional point of contact with regards to all procurement requirements
  • Gather and develop market knowledge for various procurement, supply chain, market trends across the UK
  • Establish and maintain commercially viable contracts with existing and new client relationships
  • Constantly monitor and evaluate category areas to ensure both internal and external stakeholders are being serviced equally

Your Requirements:

  • Degree educated, CIPS Qualified or relevant work experience
  • At least 5 years in a Procurement based role is essential
  • Experience within an Indirect Procurement / Buyer based position is essential
  • Any candidates who have experience managing 3rd party contracts / sub contractors and Marketing would be highly sort after
  • Experience working within a Pharmaceutical, Retail or Manufacturing organisation would be highly sort after
  • Strong stakeholder management across various stakeholders and sites
  • Efficient ERP/MRP system knowledge

Offering a salary between £38,000 to £45,000 + Package on a 12 month fixed term contract, this is an excellent opportunity for a Indirect Buyer / Senior Buyer to work with a nationally recognised organisation in the Somerset / Bath area.

Apply below or to find out more about the Indirect Buyer / Senior Buyer role in the Somerset / Bath area, contact Ryan Keane on or call +44 (0)1612407484 quoting the reference 2594340