Stratgic Senior Buyer

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Crawley, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1253609955
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Senior Buyer sits within the Direct Procurement function, structured around Category management approach, however, staff are required to be flexible with the types of suppliers they work with.

Client Details

My client is a leading manufacturer of medical devices and operates a centralised category and business driven procurement function operating across four main countries across Europe and the Far East. The procurement function is structures as a matrix organisation with centralised leadership for Direct Purchasing in each of the regions.

Description

Support in the development of global sourcing strategies
Responsible for the development of local sourcing strategies for allocated commodities
Identify supply chain risks and develop mitigation plans
Supplier selection
Negotiation best practice terms with suppliers
Reduce and consolidate the approved vendor listProfile

Negotiation Skills
Category Management
Direct Procurement knowledge within a highly regulated manufacturing environment
Stakeholder Management
Influencing Skills
Supplier Relationship Management
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of sourcing strategy deployment, financial concepts to create business casesJob Offer

Competitive Salary & Package

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