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Buyer - Telco & Infrastructure

This organisation are market leading, household name and supermarket retailer who have a well recognised Procurement function. Year on year they win a multitude of awards for a high delivering best in class Procurement team. As a result, this is an excellent opportunity to join one of the UK's most well recognised Procurement teams and keep moving on an upward trajectory.

Description

  • End to end sourcing activity within the Telco & Infrastructure category in project areas such as data centres and next generation wifi
  • Developing and implementing category strategy and influencing stakeholder relationships to a senior level, acting as a trusted business advisor for procurement
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Commercially managing and delivering BAU activity such as supplier and contract reviews/renewals
  • Achieving savings, cost avoidance and other benefits to the business in line with wider business goals

Profile

  • A strong understanding of and experience within developing and implementing category plans/strategy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem solving skills and an ambitious, driven mindset with an ability to work autonomously
  • Able to lead commercial negotiations and manage not only internal stakeholder relationships but suppliers as well
  • Basic understanding of contract management
  • Experience of and/or strong interest in technology
  • Degree/CIPS/Equivalent qualification

Job Offer

  • An opportunity to work for an award winning team
  • Excellent growth and development opportunities
  • Work for an organisation who place emphasis on their values and sustainability
  • An opportunity to work in an environment where you are valued as a long term investment
  • Autonomy with excellent training/support where necessary
Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
14092951/001
Job Type
Industry Sector
Town/City
City of London
Salary
£35000 to £45000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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