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Indirect Category Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorEngineering, Engineering - Other, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
LocationsHumberside & East Yorks, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted31 May 2017

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Currently working with a well known Manufacturing Business, based in the Leeds area, who require an Indirect Category Buyer to oversee several strategic categories for the business.

Client Details

Manufacturing Business in the Leeds area, who require an Indirect Category Buyer.


Ideally, the candidate will have the following background:

  • Set the category standard for an assigned global indirect spend category according to business needs
  • Negotiate global frame agreements for relevant category
  • Own list of preferred suppliers for an assigned category
  • Improve service, quality, and cost level of existing Indirect supplier base
  • Ensure adherence to category strategies
  • Projects and others tasks as assigned


Ideally, the candidate will have the following background:

  • Experience in indirect procurement
  • Good supplier relationship skills
  • Embraces challenge and change management
  • Ability to quickly understand complex issues
  • Good analytical skills
  • Creative thinker with the ability to inspire and influence internal customers & stakeholders
  • Effective communicator within an internal matrix organisation but externally with suppliers at all levels of management
  • Excellent negotiator
  • Member/Student Member of CIPS preferred

Job Offer

Competitive Basic and Package

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