Category Buyer

Ref No. EMP426872
Salary £30,000 - £35,000/annum
Location Guildford, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

A prestigious non-profit organisation operating within the education sector are recruiting a Category Buyer. Focusing on FM and corporate services categories, applicants need indirect, or services procurement experience.

Important

Indirect, Sourcing, Category Mangement, Procurement, Sourcing

The Job

A prestigious non-profit organisation operating within the education sector are recruiting a Category Buyer. Focusing on FM and corporate services categories, applicants need indirect, or services procurement experience.

The Category Buyer will work within a business services purchasing function, sourcing across the FM and corporate services categories. The role will entail close liaison with key stakeholders across the business, as the Category Buyer will handle both operational and strategic procurement tasks, covering negotiation and supplier management.

Specific duties of the Category Buyer include:

  • Developing and implementing category management strategies across FM and corporate services
  • Forging close relations with suppliers - driving improved performance and ensure SLA adherence
  • Supply analysis and market intelligence activities
  • Stakeholder management
  • Supporting initiatives to improve procurement and supplier management processes

Category Buyers should meet the following criteria:

  • Indirect or services procurement experience
  • Understanding of category management and supplier relationship management
  • Commercial acumen
  • CIPS, part CIPS or willingness to study CIPS

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

 

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