An experienced Indirect Buyer is required for this highly successful manufacturing business. There is some flexibility to work from home 1 or 2 days a week.
OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTSJob Security - highly successful business Flexibility to work from home 1 or 2 days a weekCompetitive SalaryFantastic benefits
THE INDIRECT BUYERExecute procurement lead savings initiatives - as identified by Direct Procurement and other supply chain teams.Proactively review future needs and lead the procurement/sourcing process through marketplace competitions where appropriate, driving company values within.Lead supplier negotiations on behalf of the organization, and brief, present and deliver recommended contracting solutions to senior stakeholders.Maintain the strategic outlook over a 5-year period and ensure continuation of services is maintained while still achieving best value for money for the business. Develop a 5-year plan to deliver cost a cost down program YOY - in line with company defined cost reduction program - and report status monthlyAttend regular supplier review meetings to ensure they are delivering to contract SLAs.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
You will need to have a strong background in Procurement ideally focussing on indirect purchasing. On top of this you will also need: A competent contract negotiator with confidence in drafting and executing contract agreements and negotiating favorable commercial terms and conditionsProven track record in delivering cost savings and service enhancements through best practice and management of the tender process;Experience of working with multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time-scales;A forward-thinking approach and an appreciation of proactive strategic procurement provision and methodologyExcellent communication and Microsoft office skills
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