|Salary||£30000 - £35000|
Type of role: 12 months fixed term contract (maternity cover)
Salary: £30000 to £35000
Working hours: 37.5 Monday to Friday
My client is now seeing to recruit a buyer to managing spend covering category and cost transformation. The appropriate candidate will report to the Head of Procurement this is a strategic sourcing role, the role holder will be responsible for the provision of a leading procurement service that delivers competitive advantage to the business
Support of assigned procurement category, aligned to PM which entails:
Agreeing approach on buying in the category across the business.
Stakeholder engagement plan covering all users who spend in the category.
Category strategy in place and agreed with stakeholders covering sourcing plans, category governance and risks.
Demand management and regular benchmarking of global market data and competitor analysis.
Plan in place to address tail of suppliers (where appropriate) and adherence to approved supplier list.
Knowledge of key supplier’s i.e. supply base & the risks in the category.
Agreed approach on buying outside of or within the relevant categories and understanding the category plans appropriate and linking back to the relevant category.
Stakeholder engagement plan for the requirements, covering other users as appropriate and linking back to the relevant category
Procurement strategy in place and agreed with stakeholders covering sourcing plans, governance, in-life management and risks
Spend management and relationship with main influencers of spend in the business
Purchasing categories FM, Travel and recruitment
Previous procurement experience, ideally in a fleet or automotive related background
CIPS or equivalent qualification in Procurement & Supply chain desirable (or studying towards).
Interpersonal and people management skills
Ethical Trading Practice
Past experience of working with modern sourcing tools like e-Auctions, e-Negotiations, ERP etc.
Knowledge of market and underpinning procurement requirements
Knowledge of key suppliers in global supply base, category plans, the risks and benchmarks
The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced DBS Checks
If you think this is appropriate opportunity please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Marta at Omega on 01453 852 542