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Indirect Buyer

Reference3393443_178015
EmployerHays
Industry SectorManufacturing, Pharmaceutical & Biotech
Salary£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Town/CitySlough
LocationsBerkshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted13 August 2018

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Buyer - Indirect

Your new company
I'm working with a global Pharmaceutical company based in Slough. Due to movement in the team my client has approached me to source a indirect Buyer.

Your new role
About the Role The major accountabilities of this role are to:
  • Negotiate country-specific /local contract Terms & Conditions (technical, economic, financial and legal aspects) to fit with current and future “internal client” requirements, and liaise with related functions
  • Maximise costs optimisation through synergies and volume bundling
  • Build stakeholder/budget holder buy-in to purchasing strategies by applying a formalised stakeholder relationship management programme
  • Manage portfolio of suppliers towards optimum return: balancing service, quality and cost, in line with business objectives
  • When and where appropriate, challenge internal demand (make or buy decision, demand management... etc.)
  • Liaise with other Purchasing colleagues to implement global purchasing strategies
  • Facilitate end users’ awareness of risk and cost related to purchase commitments, and promote good purchasing practices
  • Implements TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) methodology together with internal users, identifies and implements improvement opportunities


What you'll need to succeed
About You You should have/must be:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business and Administration, Marketing or related field
  • Purchasing experience in similar position with indirect purchasing categories and proven commercial marketing exposure.
  • Very Good negotiating skills
  • Communication/Presentation Skills
  • Able to manage by influencing & convincing
  • Capable of operating in cross-functional teams – a team player
  • Process and analytical capabilities
  • Results oriented
  • Indirect spend related knowledge
  • IT literate: Office and ERP knowledge, SAP

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