My client is a FTSE 250 within defence and military, They're based in Farnborough they have over 6000 employees who consistently work hard to ensure that new technology is being developed, such as robotics, military fleet and prevention of cyber attacks.
As the buyer, you will be responsible for the full end to end procurement process. This will involve you sourcing brand new suppliers, engaging with them to gain new business and push for cost savings through negotiations. The buyer will be purchasing a range of different technology equipment from multiple different clients.
As face to face meetings are quite common within the business, the client is looking for a confident candidate who is able to add value to the business through supplier engagement and cost negotiation. As the buyer, you will be involved in traveling around the UK a few times a month and internationally a few times year to meet key suppliers face to face.
Knowing the full end to end procurement process will help the ideal candidate be successful.
A candidate who has influenced high value projects, as the role will be dealing with a high value of spend.
A Competitive salary is on offer with additional benefits,
My clients like to invest in their employee's career, offering to fund CIPS for the ideal candidate should they choose to study it