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Industry SectorSea Freight & Shipping, Transport & Distribution
Salary£18 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsCentral, Scotland
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted12 March 2018

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Your new company
This job for a Buyer is with a dynamic UK-based organisation offering a fantastic opportunity for a driven and successful Buyer to join the team on a temporary basis with a view to go permanent.

Your new role
You will be responsible for developing and implementing long term procurement strategies within the Scottish business to drive and achieve cost savings. You will manage relationships and lead negotiations with suppliers and stakeholders whilst managing all existing operational contracts to ensure best value. You will analyse the data driven from the Purchase to Pay system recognising trends in the market.

What you'll need to succeed
As a Buyer you will work closely with all stakeholders in order to undertake detailed category research. You will have excellent negotiation skills and be able to build lasting relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will have experience drafting agreements and contracts, with excellent attention to detail. You will be confident in using Microsoft Office including Word and Excel. You will be CIPS qualified or working towards your qualification.

What you'll get in return
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work for an exciting and well regarded organisation. You will be offered a salary up to £30,000 on an initial 3 month contract, with the view of going permanent. This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a role that does require a full generalist skill set yet offers the opportunity to partner with key stakeholders. This could be an excellent opportunity for an experienced Buyer looking to gain more responsibility in their next role.

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