The successful Buyer will be working for an employer who offers services to organisations within a number of different sectors. This gives the successful individual the opportunity to work with a number of organisations and will give you the opportunity to be involved within a variety of different areas within procurement.
The Buyer will be responsible for managing and driving down total acquisition costs, strategic sourcing, developing supporting documentation, contract negotiation, supplier development, supplier management and will also need to help to improve supplier performances. Customer and supplier meetings will also be part of the role in the medium to long term so an enthusiasm for meeting people and driving stronger relationships is essential.
As the successful Buyer you are likely to have significant experience in:
- Minimum 1 years' procurement experience with businesses
- Must have a proven track record of achieving results with the ability to perform to demanding deadlines
- Degree Level or Equivalent or relevant work experience
- Demonstrable examples of achieving cost savings on behalf of employer(s) and/or customers
There will be support for CIPS qualification with this role. To apply for the Buyer position, please click on the apply now button and your CV will be sent directly to the responsible recruiter. We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application.