Senior Buyer - Indirects

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A great opportunity for an experienced Procurement professional to join a leading organisation as a Senior Buyer to be responsible for Indirect spend.

Client Details

An organisation servicing millions of customers per week


Responsible for obtaining best value for money for indirect purchases (FM/HR/IT/Marketing/Prof Servs)
Assess total cost of ownership of goods and services for indirect purchases.
Generate cost reduction ideas.
Take part in group wide procurement projects & initiatives for the business.
Assist with vendor approval activities for new suppliers.
Resolve material non-conformance issues, delivery performance issues or payment issues where necessary.
Oversee and control the spend on service providers and contractors.
Ensure robust processes are in place for contract creation and review.
Ensure robust processes are in place for controlling departmental spend and creation of purchase orders.
Maintain the indirect procurement contract database and ensure goods and services are in line with current contract requirements.
Ensure a good working relationship with vendors and key internal stakeholders is maintained.
Work with internal stakeholders to obtain the best possible level of service from suppliers.
Provide expert advice on purchasing terms, conditions & contracts for the site.Profile

Degree qualified within a relevant discipline.
Professional qualifications e.g. MCIPS.
Contract drafting experience and end to end sourcing experience is highly desirable
Proven Procurement experience.
Indirect Procurement Category experience.
Proven experience of delivering significant cost savings.
Strong Communication & Negotiation skills.
Ability to work using own initiative and to prioritise effectively.
Ambitious and Self-Motivated.Job Offer

A great opportunity for an experienced Procurement professional to join a leading organisation as a Senior Buyer to be responsible for Indirect spend
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  • Negotiable
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  • CV-147496
  • Permanent
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