Senior Buyer

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Merseyside, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Oct 2019
Closes
18 Oct 2019
Ref
1293023891
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is a leading pharmaceutical organisation that are currently in the market for a talented Senior Buyer that has extensive experience within Indirect Procurement to join their team on a permanent basis.

Client Details

My client is a pioneering market leading organisation that are currently in the market for a talented Senior Buyer that has extensive experience in Indirect Procurement to join their team on a permanent basis.

Description

The Role

Manage portfolio of suppliers providing indirect goods and services as well as materials to Supply Point in terms of security of supply, productivity, safety & quality, working capital, supplier relationship and performance management.
Pro-actively work with stakeholders to define and implement strategies for local spend.
Provide to the internal stakeholders the appropriate sourcing execution (Fleet, Travel, IT, Packaging, Goods and Services, Capex) at optimised total cost of ownership, in line with Factory needs and the Category strategies.
Participate or initiate cross-functional improvement projects in terms of cost, quality, service within the organisation.
Liaise and coordinate with other Buyers and other experts globally on spend that could be sourced jointly to deliver synergies.
Implement and roll out Sourcing procedures, processes and systems ensuring compliance.
Manage and develop effective and productive relationships with local suppliers, lead performance evaluation.
Act as site's Point of Contact for Central Procurement function based in Amsterdam.
Manage and grow motivated Junior Buyer to the full potential.Profile

The Person

Operating at the same level within a relevant industry
Previous Procurement experience managing wide range of suppliers
MCIPS or CIPS Qualified
Financial aptitude and good business understanding
Strong analytical, reasoning and organisational skills
Commercially focused & results orientated
Good understanding of IT systems (SAP or similar system)
Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
Proactive and highly motivated self-starter
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to be able to build effective relationships and influence a wide variety of stakeholders
Committed to deliverables and deadlines
Tenacious and able to see things through to completion
Commitment to deliverables and deadlines
Networking skills
Effective team worker
Good balance between strategic vision and hands-on mentality
1 local report in LiverpoolJob Offer

My client is looking to offer a base salary of up to £40k plus package for the ideal candidate

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