Junior Buyer

Recruiter
Barclay Meade
Location
Plymouth
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A professional services business are recruiting a Junior Buyer to work closely with suppliers and customers. Applicants need experience working in a commercial function, relationship building schools, and be of graduate calibre.

The Junior Buyer will work closely with customers and suppliers, to ensure mutually beneficial business relationships. The Junior Buyer will be responsible for matching the most suited supplier, to client needs.

Specific duties of the Junior Buyer include:

1. Market Intelligence / Research activities to highlight prospective suppliers
2. Engage with suppliers to understand their capabilities, offerings and capacity.
3. Develop relationships with customers and suppliers
4. Monitor supplier performance and generate reports re: this
5. Prepare, dispatch & track supplier contract documentation; file, maintain & manage return information.
6. Arrange supplier / customer meetings
7. Manage customer relationships

Junior Buyer applicants should meet the following criteria:

1. Ability to build relationships with customers and suppliers
2. Exposure to a; Commercial, Customer Service, Legal, or "B2B" environment
3. Desire to build a career within a commercial environment
4. Excellent teamwork and communication skills
5. Strong academic / educational background