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Reference3495491_799009
EmployerHays
Industry SectorCharities & Not For Profit, Public Sector & Not For Profit
Salary£28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Town/CityReading
LocationsBerkshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted14 December 2018

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Development Role

Your new company
Your new company are on of the largest companies from within its field providing a service to over 50,000 places across the South of England. They pride themselves on working closely with communities, building long standing relationships with partners and suppliers.

Your new role
Your next role is to act as Buyer from within the Procurement team with various projects from within the Indirect function. Your duties will be to analyse suitable routes to market, support the supplier relationship management scheme,work closely with the established Category Managers to look at expenditure and find savings opportunities. Working collaboratively with the business to fully understand the company objectives, handle performance issues, challenges and opportunities for procurement categories and sourcing activities. You will be required to engage with the key stakeholders and assist with identifying and clarify requirements and lead support on a number of sourcing projects.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful you will already have experience being heavily involved with procurement projects from start to finish. Your CV will be able to demonstrate what categories you have worked on and what success you had from your hard work.

You will be comfortable presenting and working with stakeholders at all levels and will have done this in a project environment.

This is a great opportunity for a candidate who has worked in a procurement function already and looking for a chance to step up to Buyer level.

Key skills required.
  • Project based approach
  • Strong knowledge a indirect category
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Positive "can do" attitude
  • OJEU (Desirable)

What you need to do now
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If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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