United Kingdom | change country 

Supply Chain Jobs: A supply chain recruitment resource and the UK's best supply chain career opportunities

Headline Job
Senior Commercial Adviser - Foreign & Commonwealth...

Featured Jobs
Procurement Specialist

Buyer Specialists - European Patent Office - Munich and, or The Hague
Munich and/or The Hague

Procurement Strategy and Policy Advisor
Procurement Opportunities - McCormick EMEA
UK, France, Poland, and Italy

Category Manager x 2 - West Berkshire Council

Purchasing Manager

Featured Recruiters

Category Buyer

Job Title

Category Buyer

RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorCharities & Not For Profit, FMCG - Non Food, Healthcare & Education, Local & Central Government, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Other, Public Sector & Not For Profit, Technology & Electronics
Salary£25,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsBerkshire, Hampshire, South East (Excl London), Surrey
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted30 August 2017

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

My client, a global organisation based in Fleet, are seeking a Buyer / Procurement Officer to join their purchasing function on a 12 Month FTC.

This role would be ideal for someone holding strong negotiation skills and looking to study towards CIPS.

The role of Category Buyer / Procurement Officer will be to assist the Procurement Manager with all operational managed services procurement buying activities and the associated sales order process within their supply chain, influencing stakeholders and delivering a range of objectives, operational processes and spend compliance.

My client, a dynamic, growing organisation, offer sponsorship for CIPS along with some additional company benefits. This role will require someone with strong negotiation skills and a proven ability to achieve cost savings within an indirect procurement role.

Location - Fleet

Role - Category Buyer - 12 Month FTC

Salary - Up to £30,000

Key responsibilities of the Category Buyer / Procurement Officer -

• Procure equipment and 3rd party UK support contracts to fulfil sales orders in accordance with established procedures and timescales to achieve customer SLA
• Work with both European and Global teams to ensure efficient and cost effective back out of UK business
• Negotiate / ensure best price and service to achieve maximum profit whilst monitoring spend compliance and exceptions with minimised risk
• Ensure support back offs occur with technology orders where applicable
• Ensure relevant information is added to the Purchase Order (service levels, asset data, locations etc.)
• Negotiate annual price for individual back off’s ensuring service levels & commercial risk are transferred to supplier when appropriate
• Generate and log savings
• Obtain Order & Contract confirmations from Vendors in timely manner, resolve queries and escalate issues
• Report / escalate supplier issues
• Accountable for managing Purchase Orders raised to delivery and receipting

Key skills / knowledge required for the position of Category Buyer / Procurement Officer -

• Willingness to study towards professional MCIPS qualification
• Strong negotiation skills
• Proven record of achieving cost savings
• Ideally previous experience in IT industry desirable
• Demonstrable savings contribution within the supply chain
• Sound academic record
• Good communication skills at varying levels
• Commercial awareness
• Demonstrable previous experience in fast-paced environment and achieving targets

If you feel you hold the necessary skills required for the position of Buyer / Procurement Officer, then please apply below.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
Recruiter Profile
View all jobs
Headline Job
Procurement Strategy and Policy Advisor
Buyer Specialists - European Patent Office - Munic...
Munich and/or The Hague

Candidate Login

Candidate Registration
Apply for Jobs and / or opt into our Candidate database

Daily Job Alerts
New Jobs direct to your inbox

  Job of the Week  
Procurement Specialist

Latest Jobs
Supply Chain Manager

Home  |  Search Jobs  |  Find Leading Procurement & Supply Chain Recruiters  |  Blog  |  Client List  |  Contact  |  About Us   |  Jobs
Supply Chain Sitemap  |   Sitemap  |   Privacy Statement  |   Facebook  |   Twitter