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Job

Indirect Buyer

  • Location:

    Kent, England

  • Sector:

    Buying

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Job ref:

    J12711_1542902514

  • Duration:

    Ongoing (Perm)

Inside Out Purchasing and Supply has been engaged by a global business to recruit an experienced Indirect Buyer. This role comes with an excellent basic salary plus bonus, great pension, Bonus and healthcare.

The Role

* Execute procurement lead savings initiatives
* Lead supplier negotiations
* Maintain the strategic outlook over a 5-year period and ensure continuation of services is maintained while still achieving best value for money for the business
* Develop a 5-year plan to deliver cost a cost down program
* Attend regular supplier review meetings to ensure they are delivering to contract SLAs.

Successful Candidates Will Have/be
* A competent contract negotiator with confidence in drafting and executing contract agreements and negotiating favourable commercial terms and conditions
* Proven track record in delivering cost savings and service enhancements through best practice and management of the tender process;
* Enthusiastic, proactive and adaptable individual able to deal with complex situations and effectively influence senior Internal and external stakeholders and suppliers;
* Experience of working with multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time-scales;
* A forward-thinking approach and an appreciation of proactive strategic procurement provision and methodology