Interim Buyer

Recruiter
SF Recruitment
Location
Leicester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
04 Sep 2019
Ref
1222701770
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Commercial division at the SF Group are now recruiting for an Interim Buyer for a world class company based in Leicestershire. Your role will be to ensure that the supply chain during the project has the most appropriate end to end procurement & sourcing strategies, commercial agreements and relationships in place.

Key Accountabilities:
Responsible for the management of circ £2m supply chain spend
Drive supplier compliance, performance& continuous improvement
Manage supplier risk across the Supply Chain Services
Ensure high quality internal collaboration & stakeholder management with the business
Influence and build strong relationships with internal stakeholders and team, as well as external customers and suppliers.
Maintain accurate records of supplier, and all data of goods and services that are procured
Acting as first point of contact for account support functions
Generate and maintain departmental / category specific reports including Category spend
Prepare and place purchase orders ensuring best cost, quality and delivery obtained.
Purchase Order and invoices reconciliation
Undertake analysis and prepare reports relating to purchasing activity.
Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure supply lead times are adhered to, in line with Production Schedule and that any issues are communicated promptly.
Maintain and manage supplier's performance.

What do you need to be successful in this role?
Demonstrable negotiation experience
Supply chain and Category management experience- Essential
Procurement experience, ideally within FM and Supply Chain
Able to work in a fast paced environment
Great IT skills including Excel and Oracle
Organisation skills & Team player
Great communication and customer service skills
Problem solving and an ability to focus on multiple projects simultaneously

What's on offer?
Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognizing the contribution you bring

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