Senior Buyer 6 month FTC

Barclay Meade
Brighton, UK
10 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The role of senior buyer will be to carry out research into Supply Market and Supplier attributes to identify potential opportunities for the business.

Location - Near to Brighton

Salary - £40 - 50k dependant on experience

The roles and responsibilties of the role will be to -

Build deeper expertise within a specific Category - e.g. market structure, manufacturing technologies, value drivers, relative strengths of individual companies.

In conjunction with the Purchasing Team Leader, build and develop category strategies, linked to business needs - to exploit Supply market opportunities and deliver value and improved Quality

With the Category buyer and Purchasing Team Leader, drive execution of agreed category strategies and plans, communicating impact and monitoring benefits.

Engage with stakeholders within the business, to understand their needs, leverage supplier capability and build robust plans and solutions to meet business objectives.

Coordinate sourcing and selection of new requirements and suppliers for associated categories.

Set targets for supplier performance and establish action plans to achieve agreed objectives.

The ideal candidate for the role -

Senior buyer experience

Relational databases

Business risk assessment

Drawing sound conclusions from various sources of information to support a course of action

Strong ICT skills including competence with Windows applications, company intranets, extranets, and relational databases

Ability to engage with key Stakeholders across the company.

Strong organisational skills including: Planning, Time-management, and Prioritisation

Good analytical capability - skilled in use facts and presentation skills to support course of action

Able to plan and think Strategically

Ability to work independently and provide direction to others as part of a multi-disciplined team across a multi-site location

Able to conduct independent research to build deeper domain knowledge and translate this into focused strategies and action plans

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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