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Job title

Indirect Buyer / Services Buyer

Ref no. BHN569361
Location Stevenage, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

My clients who are a leading multi-national business are currently recruiting for an Indirect Buyer based in Stevenage (hybrid working) to join on a permanent basis.

Key skills required for this role

Buyer, Procurement, Sourcing, Indirects/Services, IT

Important

Proven experience as a Buyer, indirects/services procurement is preferred and not essential.

Job description

My clients who are a leading multi-national business are currently recruiting for an Indirect Buyer based in Stevenage (hybrid working) to join on a permanent basis.

The Indirect Buyer will be responsible for a range of services including enterprise software, SaaS, software services, engineering & manufacturing software, networks, telecoms, hardware, printing, cyber security and outsourced services.

Role - Indirect Buyer

Location - Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Type - Permanent position

Salary - £30,000-£40,000 (DOE) + benefits

Key responsibilities of the Indirect Buyer / Services Buyer role and not be limited to:

  • As a Indirect Buyer, you will steer procurement activities in a given category, working with the Category Manager, Supply Chain Manager and other key partners to drive procurement excellence and improvement. You will support the creation and implementation of category strategy throughout the business, both nationally and internationally, with the purpose of improving operational efficiency
  • Reporting to the Procurement Manager, you will negotiate terms and conditions to implement contracts and flexible trading agreements, risk identification and management, understand budget requirements, identifying and implementing opportunities for cost reduction/avoidance, receive demand plans & forecasts for processing to purchase orders and ensuring topicality of order books, implement, monitor and maintain Key Performance Indicators and actively support functional excellence programmes - identifying and developing areas for improvement.

Key skills and experience required for Indirect Buyer / Services Buyer role and not limited to:

  • Proven experience as a Buyer, Indirect/Services is preferred but not essential
  • Good working knowledge of both strategic and operational procurement processes
  • Excellent team player, willing to take lead in designated category
  • Well-developed communication, negotiation and analytical skills with a strong ability to influence
  • Passionate about developing strategy and driving innovation with a continuous improvement approach

To apply for this Indirect Buyer / Services Buyer role, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Eric Ho manages this role

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