Buying Team Leader

  • Location

    Kent, England

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  • Salary:

    Up to £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Inside Out Purchasing & Supply

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  • Duration:

    Ongoing (Perm)

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Inside Out Purchasing and Supply has been engaged by a leading distribution company to recruit a Buying Team leader.

The Role

Reviewing product and product sub-categories within the portfolio, conferring with suppliers and other key stakeholders to ensure the right product at the right price. Evaluating commercial offers, customer tender support, product inventories.

Job Accountabilities

* Reduce cost of goods in relevant categories.
* Category Management
* Selecting new products and review existing product portfolios
* Sourcing the right suppliers
* Negotiating prices
* Ensuring products are delivered on time
* Interpreting reports and predicting future sales
* Pitching ideas to senior management
* Aiding Stock control
* Regular meetings with existing suppliers to manage the category.
* Manage a small team of up to four buyers.