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Category Buyer - Tier 1 Financial Services

Category Buyer - Tier 1 Financial Services

  • Location

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Risk and Compliance, Sustainability, Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits attached

  • Contact:

    George Purkiss

  • Contact email:

    george.purkiss@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    50000

  • Salary low:

    30000

  • Job ref:

    123456_1672733678

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-02-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

You will have your own category to manage end to end which includes setting the strategy, negotiating supplier contracts and working with business stakeholders, you will also support other category specific opportunities as they present themselves, making this a great opportunity to upskill and gain exposure in various areas of all Indirects such as consultancy, HR, marketing,property, prof services, travel, etc. category management, working on mid to large scale projects.


Specifically you will:

  • Develop a robust understanding of market dynamics for a range of categories of spend as well as gaining a detailed knowledge of business strategies
  • Negotiate new and existing supplier contracts, including pricing and other commercial terms, to deliver savings and manage supply risk
  • Establish rapport and communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders across all levels of the business
  • Build beneficial relationships with our suppliers, from innovative technology companies through to niche start-ups
  • Gain experience using and embedding market-leading Procurement tools and systems