Strategic Buyer

Derby Permanent £45,000 - £55,000 per year
  • Join a highly-successful manufacturing client and global market leader!
  • My manufacturing client are offering full support towards CIPS

About Our Client

A global leading manufacturer who are an iconic brand across the globe.

Job Description

You will work closely with Suppliers and will:

  • Negotiate deals and select high performing suppliers that meet our cost, quality, delivery, management and technology objectives.
  • Create procurement strategies that will draw value for the business.
  • Work with the business units to deliver a high performing supply chain.
  • Work with Group business services to transact on our behalf.
  • Manage any day-to-day tasks working within our brand-new system.

The Successful Applicant

Michael Page's client embrace agility, are bold, pursue collaboration and seek simplicity in everything we do. These principles form our values and behaviours and are an essential component of our assessment process and are fundamental qualities that we seek for all roles.

  • Experience working as a buyer in a regulated or complex industry is required.
  • Excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills with focus on drawing value for the company.
  • A proven track record of delivering results. Business and commercial acumen.
  • A degree in a relevant field or CIPS qualification - desirable.
  • You are motivated, have a can-do attitude and can work in a range of teams.
  • Global outlook and exposure to different challenges, cultures and ways of working. Willingness to learn and be part of a dynamic, diverse team.
  • Good planning / project management skills.

What's on Offer

  • Salary up to £55k
  • Annual Bonuses
  • Pay reviews
  • Extensive package
Tom O'Donnell
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Phone number
+44 115 948 6406

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Tom O'Donnell
Consultant phone
+44 115 948 6406
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