Indirect Buyer

Butler Ross
From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 6 month FTC
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
A fantastic opportunity for an Indirect Buyer to join a leading manufacturing organisation has become available. The Non-Production Buyer will support the business and Procurement function through specific project related activities focusing on Indirects/Services. Obtaining and analysing of data, coordinating relevant tenders/quote requests and interpretation of data to make recommendations to the business. The ideal candidate will have a background in indirect purchasing and will be available immediately Role responsibilities of the Indirect Buyer: · Obtaining, collating and analysing data to support defined procurement projects (such as Travel, Mobile phones, outsourcing activities etc). · The creation of relevant forms and templates for tendering, interpretation and presentation of data. · Identifying suppliers and issuing tenders/quote requests as appropriate. · Preparation of relevant business case documents (Cost/Benefit analysis) supporting sourcing decisions and outsourcing projects. · Working with internal stakeholders and suppliers to ensure the best quality and most cost effective solutions are offered to the business. · Agreeing commercial terms and conditions leading to supply (as defined, with support from the Purchasing Manager), ongoing performance management, relationship management, supplier reviews, supply scheduling, continuous improvement activities and resolving pricing/invoicing queries. · Supporting the continuous improvement process, and streamlining of company processes. · Working towards the delivery of departmental and personal objectives, including cost savings and improvement projects. Person Specification of the Indirect Buyer: · Previous experience in an Indirects/Services Purchasing/Procurement role · CIPS part/fully qualified · Commercially aware · Problem solving skills · Excellent verbal and written communication skills · Confident in analysis and presentation of data · Self-motivated · Excellent organisational skills · Confident in the use of MS Office, particularly Microsoft Excel Salary of the Indirect Buyer: · £35,000 (pro rata – 6 month FTC) This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role as a; Junior Buyer, Buyer, Senior Buyer, Procurement Professional, Sourcing Executive, This job was originally posted as

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