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Job Title

Senior Buyer / Procurement Manager

Reference3208578_192467
EmployerHays
Industry SectorConstruction, Infrastructure
Salary£45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Benefitspension, free parking
Town/CitySouthampton
LocationsHampshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted17 January 2018

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Indirect Procurement, Supplier Management, Contracts, Southampton, Hampshire, Distribution, CIPS, Purchasing

Your new company


This growing family run firm operate within the construction sector and have an excellent reputation across the South.

Their success is built upon their market expertise and proficient knowledge of the specialist equipment that they provide.

The business has a strong emphasis on customer focus and strives to offer the best quality machinery by utilising their well-developed supplier relationships with the world’s leading manufacturers.


Your new role


Created by expansion, this role will report directly to the Managing Director with a key objective to co-ordinate all buying activity across several site depots.

The successful individual will have the following responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain critical supplier relationships
  • Implement measures to monitor quality, cost and OTIF delivery
  • Identify a sustainable procurement strategy for key suppliers
  • Conduct business review meetings with internal stakeholders to identify continuous improvement opportunities




A key spend category within the business is distribution and logistics. Some exposure to managed stock procedures or inventory control would be advantageous in this position.


What you'll need to succeed
  • Comprehensive knowledge of procurement skills and practice
  • Proven track-record of contract implementation and demonstrating savings
  • Indirect category experience
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent Word, Excel, IT skills
  • Self-motivated and capable of working under own initiative


What you'll get in return

This role will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to make the procurement strategy their own and be able to see real results and self fulfilment. It gives great exposure to influence key business decisions and experience working closely with chief stakeholders.

The company offer competitive pension contributions, 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, childcare voucher scheme, healthcare scheme, free parking.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

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