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Senior Buyer - Indirects

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  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum + shares

  • Contact:

    Ross Harrison

  • Contact email:

    ross.harrison@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    13624/003_1580816999

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-05

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Pod Talent are working with a fantastic well known FMCG business based in West London to find a Senior Buyer. Backed by a Global FMCG company this business has created a brand-new role to cover all areas of indirect spend. You will need to be relationship focused as this role will require you to build strong relationships both internally and externally.

The role will require you to build a category management plan and work with the rest of the Procurement team to establish a cohesive a best in class Procurement function. You will also be responsible for the following:

  • Source new suppliers in the Indirect categories

  • Lead negotiations with suppliers

  • Draft and review contacts and monitor supplier performance

To be successful in this role you will need to show previous experience in the above whilst also having the following skillsets:

  • Strong verbal and written skills

  • CIPS

  • Experience working across several Indirect categories

  • A driven approach and passion for Procurement

If you would like to find out more about this role, please don't hesitate in making an application and one of our consultants will be in touch.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.