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Senior Buyer - Indirect Spend

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Senior Buyer - Indirect Spend

Reference13948882001_668787
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Non-Grocery, Other, Retail
SalaryNegotiable
Town/CityFolkestone
LocationsKent, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted05 January 2019

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As Senior Buyer - Indirect Spend you will be responsible for indirect procurement activities for both UK and EU sites. You will be required to take the lead on procurement saving initiatives for the EU Supply Chain.

Client Details

Based near Dover, Kent our client are a world-leading FMCG company undergoing substantial growth which has bought on the need for expansion. This is an exciting time to join the company and be a part of something great. The opportunity sits within a fast paced team who deal daily with complex situations that challenge and develop.

Description

As Senior Buyer - Indirect Spend you will be responsible for indirect procurement activities for both UK and EU sites. You will be required to take the lead on procurement saving initiatives for the EU Supply Chain.
  • Lead on procurement saving initiatives
  • Negotiate with suppliers and report on findings and contracting solutions to other stakeholders
  • Manage relationships with suppliers, stakeholders and industry partners
  • Attend supplier meetings regularly to assess performance against contract SLAs
  • Ensure continuation of services and best value is maintained, adhering to a strategic outlook of 5 years
  • Review needs of the company and drive the procurement process through market competitions and challenges
  • Develop a 5 year strategic plan to deliver a cost down programme and report on status monthly





Profile

The Senior Buyer - Indirect Spend will be able to demonstrate:
  • Confidence in negotiating, drafting and executing contract agreements
  • Proven track record of delivering cost savings and service enhancements
  • Ability to work within complex situations and influence decisions
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbally
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office



Job Offer
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Clear career path

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