Senior Indirect Buyer / Category Manager

Ref No. BHN514773
Location Gloucestershire, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

A global technology and production engineering business seek a strategic procurement professional to join their Purchasing division as their Senior Indirect Buyer / Category Manager on a permanent basis.

Important

Proven experience within a strategic procurement role, indirects is preferred.

The Job

A global technology and production engineering business seek a strategic procurement professional to join their Purchasing division as their Senior Indirect Buyer / Category Manager on a permanent basis.

Joining a large-scale international manufacturer this role will join an established procurement division with UK multi-site responsibilities for indirect spends covering a wide range of categories with a focus on facilities manager (soft & hard FM) and utilities.

The Senior Indirect Buyer / Category Manager will be developing and implementing category strategies including lead of negotiations, supplier selection, supplier relationship, stakeholder management and implementing contracts across designated categories.

Role - Senior Indirect Buyer / Category Manager

Type - Permanent full-time contract

Salary - Competitive (DOE)

Location - Gloucester, Gloucestershire (3 days in the office & 2 days from home)

Key responsibilities for Senior Indirect Buyer / Category Manager job role and not limited to:

  • Responsible for multi-site category management
  • Utilise Buyers and global team to define, develop and implement category management strategies collaborating with stakeholders
  • Cost reduction, lead and develop cost reduction roadmaps leveraging group spends
  • Lead supplier relationship management for major suppliers within indirect categories
  • Provide support to the Purchasing Manager for key cost saving projects

Key skills and experience required for Senior Indirect Buyer / Category Manager role and not limited to:

  • Proven experience within a strategic procurement role
  • Indirect purchasing experience is essential
  • Proven track record in cost reduction activities
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken

To apply for this Indirect Buyer / Senior Indirect Buyer / Category Manager / Indirect Category Manager position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

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