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Reference13978982001_668737
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorNon-Grocery, Retail
Salary£40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Town/CityLondon
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted05 January 2019

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  • Indirect Procurement Opportunity
  • Buyer position in UK`s largest retailer

Client Details

My client is one of the largest retailers in the United Kingdom listed on the FTSE 100. They have number offices in the UK and are commited to employee`s development and internal progression, giving them every chance to succeed.



Description
  • Working in collaboration with Sourcing/Category managers, providing support to the development of complex commercial strategies that balance cost, quality and risk;
  • Provide analytical and research support to projects and activities across the category area;
  • Support the execution of sourcing activity including the preparation and management of sourcing events (RFIs/RFPs), supplier appraisal and selection, negotiation and contract;
  • Develop and execute category plans for specific commodities, building understanding on internal and external supply markets and influencing stakeholders to obtain support for your ideas;
  • Work flexibly across the category delivering commercial projects as required to maximise value

Profile

The successful Buyer will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Demonstrable category experience across a range of indirect categories
  • Highly numerate and technical
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • Strong commercial acumen





Job Offer

On offer is an excellent opportunity to be a Buyer in one of the biggest retailers in the United Kingdom where procurement is really valued. In this role there is strong base salary and package, as well as the opportunity to join a growing procurement function that has employee growth plans.



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