Category Buyer

Recruiter
Purchasing Professionals Ltd
Location
Chorley, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Jun 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Ref
1159157190
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Category Buyer - up to £25,000 - Permanent - Buckshaw Village

The post holder will be responsible for providing procurement solutions to customer requirements therefore we are looking to hear from individuals that can demonstrate contract and supplier relationship management experience and can become the "go to" person for advice within your assigned category of products.

Role overview:
  • To provide procurement solutions to customer requirements; including recommendations on standard product items and alternative available products.
  • To expedite purchase orders; by request and based on achieving best price/maintenance of appropriate stock levels.
  • To manage and develop suppliers, to include the implementation of specific supplier agreements.
  • To have a commercial understanding and analysis of market movements and pricing, including the negotiation of prices.
  • To develop, implement and deliver specific product and supplier strategies for assigned categories.

Person specification:
  • A relevant qualification i.e. CIPS or working towards qualification.
  • Sourcing and category management experience and expertise
  • Experience in developing Category Management plans/strategies that have delivered improved quality, value for money and supply chain improvements
  • Strong commercial skills and highly developed analytical skills.
  • Contract and supplier relationship management expertise.
  • Strong negotiation skills

Interested? Please submit your CV alongside your salary expectations to me!

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86564141

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