Senior Buyer - Indirect

Employer
Michael Page
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 May 2021

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

The role is responsible for creating effective sourcing strategies that best meet stakeholders needs

Client Details

Well established company going through a period of change and growth

Description

Collate and map out all ares of direct expenditure, grouping by strategy

Manage all commercial negotiations with key suppliers across the indirect categories, ensuring contractual agreements are agreed and in place with preferred suppliers

Creation of preferred supplier matrix by category, promoting to key internal stakeholders

Monthly reporting of forecast and actual results related to the sourcing initiatives/savings plan

Project management of related sourcing initiatives / tenders through to delivery

Be the subject matter expert in all areas related to indirect procurement

Profile

Experience of indirect procurement, preferably in a manufacturing environment

CIPS qualified or equivalent preferred

Degree qualified, or equivalent with appropriate training and experience

Knowledge and experience of managing indirect commodities essential

Demonstrable ability to lead large scale supplier contract negotiations

Strong project management skills

Job Offer

Excellent salary an benefits package

A role with real autonomy

Opportunity to implement change

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