Buyer / Tactical Buyer - Degree required

Barclay Meade
05 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A large-scale global business is currently recruiting for a Buyer / Tactical Buyer based in Fareham on a permanent basis.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Tactical Buyer will join a team of Buyers responsible for the procurement of all services and equipment required by the business. The Buyer will manage relationships with a global supply chain, and work closely with internal stakeholders.

Applicants must be Degree educated and will not consider any applications without this.

Ideally looking for someone early in their procurement career and looking to progress within this field OR alternatively an experienced Buyer who is familiar in using MRP/ERP - SAP system, will consider applicants from all industries including direct and indirect procurement. Full training, development and CIPS sponsorship included.

Role – Buyer / Tactical Buyer

Salary – Up to £25,000 - £40,000 (DOE) + Benefits

Type – Permanent

Location – Fareham, Hampshire

Key responsibilities for Buyer / Tactical Buyer and will not limited to:

* Raise purchase orders in MRP / ERP system
* Negotiation with suppliers
* Support the introduction of new suppliers into the Supply Chain
* Build and develop collaborative internal and external relationships both nationally and achieving targets for cost reduction which are embedded in business budgets
* Supplier intelligence, bench marking and market analysis activities

Key skills and experience required for Buyer / Tactical Buyer job applicant:

* Proven experience within a Procurement role
* Degree educated
* CIPS would be advantageous but not essential
* Strong negotiation skills
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
* IT Literate

To apply for this Buyer / Tactical Buyer Position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply for this Buyer / Tactical Buyer Position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application

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