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Date Added: Mon 03/06/2024

Buyer - FMCG

Oxfordshire, OX2, UK
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Company: MICHAEL PAGE

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £40000 - £50000/annum

The Senior Buyer is responsible for managing the procurement of goods and services, ensuring that the company secures the best quality products at the most competitive prices.
This role involves strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, contract negotiation, and continuous improvement initiatives to optimize procurement processes.Client Details

My client have had huge growth plans in place, and are now looking to add additional heads to their procurement team

They are passionate about learning and development, and invest heavily in wellbeing of employees

Description

Oversee the end-to-end procurement process, from requisition to purchase order issuance.
Implement best practices in procurement to drive efficiency and effectiveness.
Coordinate with internal stakeholders to understand and meet their procurement needs.
Identify and implement cost reduction opportunities.
Analyze spending patterns and develop cost-saving initiatives.
Assess and mitigate risks associated with the supply chain.
Develop contingency plans to address potential disruptions.
Drive continuous improvement initiatives in procurement processes and systems.
Stay updated with industry trends and innovations to enhance procurement practices.Profile

Ideally you will come from FMCG Manufacturing and be used to fast paced environments
High spend and significant project sourcing experience is advantageous
Skills:
Strong negotiation and contract management skills.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Proficiency in procurement software and Microsoft Office Suite.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.Job Offer

Salary depending on experience
Potential Bonus
Pension
Other work related perks including cycle to work scheme
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