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Category Buyer

Reference2942050_567958
EmployerHays
Industry SectorCharities & Not For Profit, Energy & Utilities, Engineering, Engineering - Other, Healthcare & Education, Local & Central Government, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Mining, Oil & Gas, Public Sector & Not For Profit, Rail & Transport Insfrastructure
SalaryNegotiable
BenefitsATTRACTIVE
Town/CityBradford
LocationsWest Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted24 August 2017

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Your New Company

A market leading Utilities organisation are seeking a Category Buyer to join their team based in Yorkshire.

Your New Role

Your role as a Category Buyer will be to work as part of the wider Business Support Group understanding the strong financial and commercial acumen which form the basis of all supplier interactions to deliver maximum value throughout the procurement lifecycle. You will develop an in depth understanding of the relevant category supply chains and UK & EU law with respect to the procurement of Goods & Services to advise and support the business where necessary. You will also support the Category Manager in developing and communicating category specific sourcing strategies including introducing Innovation into business solution options through wider Business Support Group networks. In addition to this you will ensure that sustainability (environmental, economic and social) risks and opportunities are core to understanding value. Finally, you will be leading the procurement lifecycle to ensure that a consistent approach to contract dispute & resolution is achieved.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will have previous experience in a Procurement/Supply Chain role and an understanding of Category Buying. Knowledge of EU Procurement Law is advantageous but not essential. You will be commercially and financially aware and have proven ability to establish & maintain effective internal and external relationships with strong negotiation skills. You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent experience) and have demonstrable written and verbal communication skills with an ability to foster long term internal and external working relationships. You must have a full and valid EU driving licence. It would be desirable to have your MCIPS qualification or be actively working towards it. Procurement experience in Facilities, Engineering, Maintenance contracts, capital equipment and operation goods is also advantageous.

What you’ll get in return

You will get a competitive salary as well as a generous annual leave but also career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience.

What to do now

If you wish to apply for this role click “apply” to send a CV alternatively contact Vakaar Javid on 01132003737

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