• Location

    Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Pharma, Procurement and Supply Chain

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  • Contact:

    Niall Gilligan

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  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

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  • Consultant:

    Niall Gilligan

Position - Buyer

FTC - 9 months

West Midlands

Salary - £30,000 (pro rata)

Are you a Buyer that is looking for experience within the pharmaceutical/health industry? Then this could be a fantastic opening for you to gain priceless and valuable experience with a market leader which may see future opportunities open up. My client is a seeking a Buyer on a 9-month fixed term contract to come on-board to Support the Director of Strategic Procurement in the development and implementation of the strategic plan for the Procurement department.

You will be Responsible for managing the commercial relationship with suppliers of medicines, consumables and ancillary products implementing innovative solutions to achieve sustainable cost reduction and process improvements. Support activities to minimise impact to working capital, improve product rationalisation and life cycle management through competitive bidding and negotiation, driving costs down whilst delivering a high-quality service to patients.

You will also Lead the management of the Master Data policy for Product, Pricing and Supplier data including the development of appropriate policies, governance and processes including the development and reporting of all functional reports and KPIs.

Previous industry experience is not essential. Hybrid working is included with 1 day per week on site.

If this is something that you feel could be a suitable role, please email


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