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Senior Buyer - Indirects

Senior Buyer - Indirects

  • Location

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive Package

  • Contact:

    Harry Creighton

  • Contact email:

    harry.creighton@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J13379_1571215836

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

I am currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer Indirects for a top leisure company based in Southampton. This is a really exciting opportunity to join an ever-growing team managing excursions on a global basis.

In this role you will be working a number of projects worldwide across multiple business areas and stakeholders, with day-to-day tendering and bid management. You will be responsible for the full end to end sourcing and supply process from supporting business partners to develop a definition of need through to confirmation of delivery and supplier payment, as well as managing supplier relationships.

Responsiblities:

  • Develop and lead sub-category sourcing strategy for defined areas.
  • Responsible for leading and executing contract management activities within your category.
  • Identify and lead opportunities within the category to drive performance
  • Manage the ongoing commercial, operational, quality and risk requirements within the category.

Person Specification:

  • Strong General Indirects buying experience, with a preference for excursions, travel, events or fleet.
  • Experience working on an international or global scale.
  • strong contract management skills and experience.
  • Preference for an industry background of either leisure and hospitality, events, FMCG or retail.

Next Steps:

I will be sending an initial shortlist to our client shortly. For confidential consideration please apply or email an up to date CV to harry.creighton@1st-executive.com