Category Buyer

Leeds Permanent £40,000 - £45,000
  • FM Buyer - Negotiate & Manage Framework Agreements and Procurement Activities
  • Indirect Procurement Developing Sourcing Strategies for FM Categories / Sub Cats

About Our Client

Michael Page are retained with one of our major clients who are based in the Leeds, Sheffield and Birmingham as we are aiming to find the most suitable procurement candidate for this indirect procurement FM Cat Buyer role.

You will need 5+yrs experience and you will be working for a large international organisation in a challenging and complex role.

Job Description

In this FM Cat Buyer position you will provide a cost effective and value added procurement service to the business.

You will need to provide appropriate support to the relevant procurement teams in order to assist in the delivery of saving initiatives and FM spend targets.

You will be working closely with an established procurement team and you will be expected to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with key internal stakeholders in order to gain an understanding of requirements to improve the service provided.

You will liaise with other relevant departments and plant personnel to identify needs and agree specifications to achieve maximum value and efficiency.

You will manage supplier relationships across the FM spend categories in a professional and effective manner.

Any NEC3/NEC4 experience you may have would be an added benefit to the business.

The Successful Applicant

5yrs+ experience - required

Experience as a procurement professional

Commercial awareness and excellent interpersonal skills: negotiation, influencing, facilitation skills

Proven ability to analyse, interpret and act upon large amounts of information, with a keen attention to detail

Numerical ability, in particular able to understand, analyse and interpret financial information

Confident, pro-active attitude, with the ability to influence key stakeholders

Computer literate with practical experience of SAP

Project management skills

A team player, with a flexible approach to work

Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent and a member of CIPS.

Experience managing multiple internal stakeholders

Leeds bacsed and happy to travel to Birmingham once/twice a month

What's on Offer

£40-45K + package + benefits

Chris Blackhall
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+44 113 388 9075

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Chris Blackhall
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+44 113 388 9075
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