Senior Buyer

Durham Permanent £40,000 - £45,000 per year
  • Fantastic opportunity to develop and progress
  • Funded training - CIPS

About Our Client

With a strong growth plan and increasing turnover our client are looking for a dedicated Senior Buyer to join the team and help achieve targets. This role is based near Durham in a new office facility and offers hybrid working, funded training and the opportunity to develop and progress.

Job Description

  • Negotiate with key suppliers to improve pricing and stock holding term
  • Identify, manage, and mitigate risks in the supply chain.
  • Managing supplier relationships and maintaining good communications.
  • Ensuring compliance with regulations and company policies.
  • Forecasting market trends and making procurement decisions accordingly.
  • Coordinating with other departments to ensure smooth operation.
  • Tracking procurement KPIs and reporting to management.

The Successful Applicant

A successful Senior Buyer should have:

  • Proven experience in procurement for a minimum of 3 years.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to forge relationships with suppliers.
  • Excellent understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement.
  • Proficiency in procurement software and ERP systems.
  • Driven to succeed and progress

What's on Offer

  • An estimated annual salary of £40,000 - 45,000, depending on experience.
  • Funded training (CIPS).
  • Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4pm, hybrid working following successful completion of probation (2 days WFH)
  • 23 day holidays + birthday off + bank holidays
  • A supportive company culture that values teamwork and innovation.



If you're looking for a challenging and rewarding role as a Senior Buyer, we'd love to hear from you.

Contact
Mia Robinson
Quote job ref
JN-062024-6455960
Phone number
+44 113 243 7728

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Subsector
Direct Procurement
Sector
Business Services
Location
Durham
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Mia Robinson
Consultant phone
+44 113 243 7728
Job reference
JN-062024-6455960