Indirect Category Buyer

Recruiter
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Farnborough
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain are representing an award winning, multinational services business in Farnborough who are looking to recruit an Indirect Category Buyer to join their successful procurement team.

Looking after categories which include: Fleet, Cleaning, HR, Waste, Catering and Marketing, you will be managing supplier performance as well as developing category strategy.

The role would suit an individual who is currently studying or looking to start studying for their CIPS as well as build upon their existing knowledge and skills within procurement.

For further information please contact me: Hayley.Hockham@reedglobal.com

• Develop category strategies 
• Manage and maintain relationships with suppliers
• Manage and maintain key senior stakeholders across the business 
• End to end tendering – Specification, process, evaluations and award of contacts
• Conduct market analysis to establish and update best practices for sourcing, contracting and cost efficiencies for categories
• Develop and implement approved preferred supplier lists
• Introduce vendor assessment
• Evaluate performance of suppliers

CIPS qualified (not essential)
Bachelors degree (not essential)
2 years experience in category focused role
Can demonstrate strong experience of supplier management

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