Buyer - GNFRS

Portfolio Procurement
£43000 - £45000 per annum + package
28 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our client who is a Leading Retail Organisation have a brand new Buyer position based in their Head Office based in Luton. You would be responsible for all Non-food categories, sourcing new suppliers and negotiating prices for both materials and services on a global scale. You will need buying experience within Non Food categories, purchasing items such as packaging, uniforms and cutlery. You will need to be able to work independently and willing to travel, as the role will involve occasion business trips to visit suppliers or factories abroad. Role Responsibilities Source, research and select new suppliers Develop relationships with current supply base Negotiate prices and terms for all non-food products Manage multiple tenders simultaneously Manage stakeholders at all levels, ensuring all departments buy in to procurement Develop supplier networks to meet global category needs Work with Senior Buyer to develop and implement category strategy Drive supplier performance improvement Experience Required Proven experience within buying Contract management experience Understanding of GNFRS category Ability to build relationships Global Sourcing experience (Desirable not essential) CIPS Qualified (Desirable not essential) This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading organisation at an exciting time. If you have the relevant experience and would like to find out more, please submit your CV now. INDPRO This job was originally posted as