Role details

Buyer - Indirects

Birmingham   •   £25,000 - £30,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Generalist Indirect Procurement
  • Blue Chip Organisation

About Our Client

Our client is a blue chip, fast paced FMCG organisation based in Birmingham.

Job Description


  • Assisting Procurement Managers in the identification and delivery of marketing leading cost saving or value creation procurement activities.
  • Under the guidance of the Head of Procurement, lead the procurement process from tender through to contract execution, including production of tender packs, tender analysis, negotiation and contract writing.
  • Consistently identifying and developing best practice ways of working by taking a holistic view of a category.
  • Monitor and report upon contract performance and adherence.
  • Interpret daily, weekly and periodic reportage from suppliers.
  • Develop and manage supplier relationships
  • Build and maintain effective stakeholder relationships internally and externally.
  • Enhance category and procurement knowledge through the ongoing personal development programme.

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified or currently studying towards CIPS, preferred but not essential
  • Highly organised with strong administration skills
  • Passion and concern for results and accuracy
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Commercial and negotiation skills
  • Confident and proactive team player
  • The ability to quickly gain personal credibility and effectively build and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • Strong drive for results

What's on Offer

Available to candidates is £25,000 - £30,000 + Car Allowance and blue chip benefits

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