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Indirect Buyer

RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorEnergy & Utilities, Engineering, Engineering - Other, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Mining, Oil & Gas, Other
Salary£30,000 per annum
Town/CityWest Yorkshire
LocationsWest Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted12 May 2017

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Global manufacturing business are recruiting a Procurement professional, to lead all indirect purchasing. Previous experience sourcing indirect goods and services is required, alongside excellent negotiation, analytical and vendor management skills.

The Job:
Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the Indirect Buyer will be responsible for sourcing all indirect goods and services required by the business. The Indirect Buyer will be required to foster excellent relationships with a number of stakeholder communities to ensure a supply chain is established that can satisfy their needs.

Specific duties of the Indirect Buyer include:
1. Manage nominated products Indirect spend category to ensure maximum value for money and continually improving Quality, Cost and Delivery
2. Manage allocated Cost Down projects in line with Sourcing strategy.
3. Implement supplier performance measures, analyse and monitor supplier performance.
4. .Ownership of Indirect (Utilities, IT, Telecoms, Soft FM, Travel, Logistics, MRO, Packaging)
5. Developing sourcing strategies and plans.
6. Foster and develop internal stakeholder relationships at all levels.
7. Support Procurement Manager in development of overall Procurement Strategy

Specific experience of the Indirect Buyer includes:
1. Indirect, minimum two years’ previous experience of procurement.
2. The ability to manage suppliers to deliver challenging performance targets and programmes is essential.
3. Proven negotiation and communication skills with high attention to protection of company spend is critical.
4. Ability and willingness to work in extended teams represent the function with internal and external stakeholders and the willingness/ability to visit supply chain as required and appropriate.
5. Excellent of SAP business system preferable
6. Excellent working knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
7. CIPS or Degree – desirable

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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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