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Indirects Buyer - ftc 12 months

Indirects Buyer - ftc 12 months

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Sheila Harris

  • Contact email:

    sheila.harris@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    35000

  • Salary low:

    30000

  • Job ref:

    j11591_1530527208

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-08-01

  • Startdate:

    02/07/2018

  • Consultant:

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Indirects Buyer - FTC - 12 months potential to permanent

Our client a Major Global, organisation who are undergoing significant growth are now seeking an experience Buyer with category experience within Professional Services - HR, Marketing, IT, Consultancy, Legal or Audit for a contract role. There is high potential of this role converting to a permanent position after this time.

Key skills required

Ability to deliver savings and improvements in KPIs across key Procurement imperatives of cost, risk, quality, service, growth, innovation and governance

  • Delivery of saving targets using procurement best practice across spends categories assigned.
  • Develop and deliver a portfolio of savings and value adding projects that will reduce the total acquisition cost of spend as measured and documented through the savings process
  • Drive local procurement initiatives through implementation of Global Sourcing Strategies and local RFQ's in conjunction with key business partners.
  • Identify, develop and deliver initiatives by working with internal customers as Lead Business Partner
  • Ensure compliance with Procurement Policy
  • Support category managers as appropriate

Person Specification:

  • Ability to develop relationships with key customers and suppliers.
  • Able to engage with senior leaders
  • Excellent Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Tenacious and works with integrity and can be relied on to achieve savings within deadlines agreed
  • Able to support other procurement areas as required.
  • Rigorous approach to data
  • Ideally studying CIPS and graduate level qualifications
  • Takes pride in own work ensuring a right first time approach.