Indirect Buyer / Category Buyer X2

Barclay Meade
30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
09 Oct 2019
06 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

A large-scale global business is currently recruiting for 2X Indirect Buyer / Category Buyer based in Whiteley, Hampshire on a permanent basis due to further expansion of the business.

These Indirect Buyers / Category Buyers will support the Supply Chain in the implementation of sourcing category strategy for selected multimillionGBP portfolio across all business units.

As the Buyer, you will be responsible for undertaking sourcing activity to support delivery of category objectives and to provide data analysis to support the category in seeing opportunities to enhance value, operational support for purchase orders and supplier management.

Role - Indirect Buyer / Category Buyer X2

Salary - Up to GBP41,000 (DOE) + Benefits

Type - Permanent

Location - Whiteley, Hampshire

Key responsibilities for Indirect Buyer / Category Buyer and will not limited to:

  • Undertake end to end sourcing activity for defined category, in accordance with Supply Chain process
  • Take responsibility for specific sub-categories and/or suppliers at the direction of the Supply Chain manager and be the interface internally and externally for those relationships. Ensure all contracts are legally & ethically compliant
  • Undertake effective supplier on-boarding and due diligence activity
  • Provide support for order management activity, including the creation maintenance and management of catalogues, and to act as the key interface between the category and Supply Chain Services, to resolve issues and identify efficiencies
  • Provide data and reports to the category team and use analysis to find opportunities for potential cost savings and transactional efficiencies
  • Renew Outline Agreements and create contract
  • Resolve operational day-to-day supplier related subjects
  • Act as the front line interface for internal customers and suppliers for the nominated category
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of the end-to-end Supply Chain process, developing strong working relationships with Supply Chain teams and business partners, to provide support and optimise category performance, as well as continually enhance value for money (risk, cost and performance).
  • Actively support supply chain projects and initiatives

Key skills and experience required for Indirect Buyer / Category Buyer job applicant:

  • Proven experience as a Buyer
  • Degree and/or working towards CIPS is preferred and not essential
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • IT Literate

To apply for this Indirect Buyer / Category Buyer / Buyer position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply for this Indirect Buyer / Category Buyer / Buyer position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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