Strategic Sourcing Buyer

Employer
Foodbuy
Location
Chester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
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  • Would you consider yourself a whizz when it comes to Public Sector Regulations?
  • Can you work effectively with other category buying teams?
  • Have you written or influenced strategies?
  • Do you enjoy working on the tendering process from start to finish?

If you find yourself answering 'yes' to the above questions, we have just the opportunity for you! We're seeking a Strategic Sourcing Buyer to join our team at Foodbuy working on the NHS Supply Chain contract for Food and Beverages. Foodbuy won the fantastic opportunity to work on the NHS Supply Chain in 2018 and have been successfully working in conjunction with them since!
Job Description

Strategic Sourcing Buyer
  • Competitive basic salary (DOE)
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Private healthcare package
  • Clear pathway for progression and development for those that would like to progress
Who you are:

Working with the NHS Supply Chain is quite specialist, as such, we're seeking a procurement specialist to join us. Ideally, we'd like someone with experience in public sector regulations because of the nature of the contract. In addition to this, experience in writing or influencing strategy - would be massively in your favour. Otherwise, we're looking for procurement specialists that can communicate effectively with stakeholders of all levels including working with a large supplier base.

As a Strategic Sourcing Buyer, you must have the knowledge and ability to provide sourcing insight through a variety of tools to deliver cost saving opportunities through our strategic sourcing programmes. You will have the ability to execute best practice sourcing and procurement processes in addition to being highly effective on excel and other forms of data programmes to conduct data analysis to ensure that products are been effectively sourced.

Feel like you're up to the challenge? Do not delay in applying today!
Who we are:

Foodbuy is a premier procurement company for food and beverage who provide innovative and unique procurement solutions to operations across the UK and Europe. Developing your career within Foodbuy means that you aren't just taking another job, it's an opening to an exciting and rewarding career. It's your chance to join an organisation that places its people, their development and their success at the forefront of what we do, at an exciting time when we are commencing our journey to become the number one third party procurement company in the UK.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received. You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.
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