£30000 - £35000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
5 months ago
Junior Buyer - Indirects
Our client a Major Global Leisure Organisation, are now seeking an individual with at least 2 years experience in procurement who is keen to develop their career within Indirect Procurement which may include Marketing, IT, Consultancy and some Direct spend on a global basis.
You will be required to work closely with stakeholders understanding spend requirements and negotiating prices as appropriate
Manage all commercial and contractual interactions with external suppliers.
You will be responsible for creating and developing sourcing plans for local categories based on internal requirements, supply market analysis and cost models.
Stakeholder management: Engages, obtains sponsorship and influences senior level stakeholders.
Management of supplier performance.
You will be involved in numerous projects which will involve some tactical and strategic sourcing, and will range in value.
Ensure agreements and relationships have a good supplier metrics embedded within them
Degree in Business/Finance or related field strongly preferred or equivalent
Have gained some knowledge of the strategic sourcing step process
Experience of excel and ideally Ariba (but not essential)
Ideally prior procurement category experience as a junior buyer or having studied procurement techniques