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Senior Category Buyer - Soft FM

Senior Category Buyer - Soft FM

  • Location

    North London, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum + Flex allowance (5k), extensive benefits

  • Contact:

    Sheila Harris

  • Contact email:

    sheila.harris@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    65000

  • Salary low:

    60000

  • Job ref:

    J11164_1519988929

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-04-01

  • Startdate:

    02/03/2018

  • Consultant:

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Senior Buyer- Soft FM

Our client is a Major Global organisation, who are seeking a new team member to join the organisation with specialist purchasing skills within Soft FM, including - Waste Management, Catering, Cleaning Services and Pest Control

Duties:

  • You will manage, develop and implement procurement strategy for FM areas
  • Lead sourcing for both technical and quality performance
  • Manage outsourcing for some FM services
  • Take responsibility for spend, ensuring targeted savings achieved
  • Design and implement category strategies which significantly improve the commercial performance at regional level whilst maintaining compliance to company policy and standards and mitigating all risk.
  • Engage with buying teams in active collaboration for developing categories globally
  • Build a strong network within the Supply Management both at a regional and local level
  • Work with key stakeholders within FM
  • Design and implement adequate strategies to achieve high performance meanwhile ensuring continuity and risk mitigation
  • Ensure the relevant due diligence and buying process is adopted across all categories within remit.

Person skills:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent
  • CIPS qualification would be advantageous
  • Experience of buying in Soft FM services as above along with outsourcing experience
  • Skills in Stakeholder management, Relationship management, Organisation and negotiation
  • Strong supplier management skills
  • Essential skills in international purchasing