Strategic Buyer

Recruiter
Ronin Limited
Location
Warwick
Salary
32000.00 - 39000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Role: Strategic Buyer

Location: Warwick

Salary: GBP32,000 - GBP39,000 plus package

Our client is an innovative leader within their space. It is important to them that they continually evolve, advance and improve. That's why they need the very best people to join the team.

This award-winning procurement team are no strangers to achievement. It's at the heart of their high-performing department. We are looking for candidate who can use their first-class skills to help them go even further. If you see your future in management, this role is the ideal preparation.

The department in question purchase the goods and services required to ensure the country has energy available when needed, this includes major upgrades to infrastructure and asset maintenance work.

About the Role

- As a Buyer, you'll tackle our largest and most complex buying challenges.
- You'll be in charge of daily strategic procurement events in your area and a portfolio of up to GBP50m.
- You'll own your own Category, deliver category strategies and be responsible for spotting new commercial opportunities.
- To succeed, you'll need to understand the business and what your stakeholders need. That means working closely with them and studying the supply chain, so we can offer the best solutions.
- Much will depend on your ability to connect and influence.
- But with your drive, expertise and communication skills you'll have what it takes to win credibility, trust and respect.
- Responsible for purchasing circa GBP50m of goods and services including service agreements, spares, construction projects, equipment.
- Owning their own category the Senior Buyer is expected to understand business needs, develop a category strategy and run sourcing events from end to end.

About You

- Educated to degree-standard, you'll have significant experience in strategic sourcing and category management.
- You've led a highly complex or valuable procurement event from start to finish; developed high value category-specific strategies; and led negotiations at a senior level.
- Furthermore, you've handled multiple projects and a portfolio of suppliers.
- In short, you're a skilled professional in your field, with exceptional commercial acumen.
- Ideally MCIPS-qualified (or working towards this), you can use analytical tools, build strong working relationships and present persuasively.
- Now you're ready to use these talents - plus innovative thinking and your drive for results - to bring business value and new commercial solutions.

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