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Generalist Indirects Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFood Service, Catering, & Hospitality, Services
Salary£30,000 to £50,000 per annum
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted06 July 2018

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A great opportunity to join one of the most exciting and ambitious tech start up brands around as a generalist indirects buyer. This is a chance to join a new procurement team in central London as they embark on an exciting journey in one of the consumer services/ leisure sectors most exciting brands.

Client Details

My client is trailblazing in the consumer services/ leisure sector and has already established itself as one of most exciting and innovative tech start-ups in central London. In a business that really values procurement as a generalist indirects buyer you will be supporting this ambitious brand in pushing boundaries and being one step ahead of the competition.


The key responsibilities of the successful generalist indirects buyer are the following:-
  • Category Strategy, Planning & Sourcing
  • Prioritising activity throughout the year to ensure maximum impact for the business
  • Leading value chain analysis and value engineering on products sourced in conjunctions with colleagues from other teams/functions
  • Tendering and negotiation of key contracts
  • Lead major negotiations, run tenders or alternatively guide others in negotiating excellent outcomes with suppliers.
  • Selecting Suppliers & Managing Relationships
  • Deciding and maintaining in conjunction with functional colleagues a suitable preferred supplier list in each category
  • Work with suppliers and appropriate colleagues to recommend (and where appropriate approve) product selection
  • Support new product development opportunities in conjunction with functional/operational colleagues


The successful generalist indirects buyer will joining a ambitious procurement team in central London and will be able to demonstrate the following:-

  • Strong analysis skills and good general understanding of business
  • Good stakeholder engagement and management experience
  • Proficient negotiator and deal maker
  • Good research skills
  • Credible with senior management especially within suppliers
  • Able to lead small cross functional groups on multiple assignments

Job Offer

If you are the successful generalist indirects buyer to get this you will be joining a business which is in a very exciting stage of growth and development. From their incredible central London offices you will be at the cutting edge of the business as they look to expand into more and more markets international.

My client offers a number of great perks and an office which is hard to rival.

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