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Senior Buyer - EXPIRED

Job Title: Senior Buyer - EXPIRED
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shildon
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Benefits
Duration: Permanent
Contact Name: Peter Talbot
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Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description - EXPIRED

My client, an expanding national organisation with multiple sites across the UK, are currently looking for a Senior Buyer to join their team.

The Role:

  • Creation and development of a long term strategy for total spend across all of the client sites nationally.

  • Responsibility for the spend for direct and indirect purchasing across the group

  • Management of the sourcing strategy for external purchased products and services

  • Measuring supplier performance and maximising inbound performance across the group

  • Managing and developing client relationships and management of tender process

  • Continual delivery of cost avoidance and reduction, improvements and NPI

  • Support, development and management of site buyers in order to ensure tactical delivery of business strategy

The Person:

  • A strong communicator, with interpersonal skills

  • Computer literate, particularly with Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent organisation and analytical skills

  • Fully compliant with all processes and procedures

  • Flexibility to travel to suppliers and other sites within the group

  • A demonstrable track record within a purchasing environment

The Package:

  • 28k-30k Salary

  • Hours of work – Monday-Thursday 8am-4.30pm, Friday 8am-1pm

  • 25 days holiday + 8 statutory bank holidays

  • Pension scheme

Ref: SJSENBUY | Published: 13th Apr 2017

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