Buyer

Recruiter
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Bracknell
Posted
11 Apr 2019
Closes
19 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Buyer

Salary + laptop + phone + CAR

As Buyer you will be the primary point of contact within the Supplier Relations team for the suppliers that are allocated to you.

You will develop an in depth knowledge of these suppliers so that they understand all aspects of their business from a product development, financial and operational point of view. Your primary goal is to identify opportunities to improve the margin and working capital performance with these suppliers.

You will be responsible for a variety of suppliers, these are known brand suppliers with which our client has a range of spend levels. All within the technology arena.

Our client believes in forging strong symbiotic working relationships with their suppliers. Your role will see you working with them to help them improve their offering to the business.
You will get to know them, visiting them at their sites to understand the constraints they face.
You will leverage your exceptional working relationship to ensure the very best terms for supply.
Managing multiple suppliers, this will be an excellent opportunity to learn from experts in the true are of supplier management.

The ideal candidate would have a warm influencing personality and the initiative and confidence to think outside the box and explore cost saving and efficient improving techniques with the supply base.

Person Specification

· Driven and self-motivated
· Numerate with good mental arithmetic skills
· Strong relationship building skills
· Interested in people
· Well organised with the ability to prioritise
· Aptitude for learning
· Naturally inquisitive with an outgoing nature
· Team worker
· Energetic and committed to achieving goals and targets

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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