Category Buyer

Category Buyer

Job Title: Category Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 7499536_1583229000
Contact Name: Rachel Hunt
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 03, 2020 09:50

Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join an Internationale Business Service Provider based in North Nottinghamshire, who are seeking an experienced Category Buyer!

Responsibilities include:

* Decide independently on tactical purchase orders for the assigned facility

* Provide administrative support with contract agreements for major sub-contractors

* Product/Service negotiation with suppliers, including use of online negotiation tools

* Responsible for supplier management

* Be a point of escalation for the team on issues/queries relating to categorised contract

* Ensure all corporate policies, standards and agreed processes are adhered to by the team, rectifying non-conformance as appropriate.

Skills & Experience:

* 3 years+ experience working within a Buyer role

* Experience of working in a busy Customer Procurement/Finance environment.

* Strong communication and negotiation skills, with an understanding of procurement/sourcing processes and operations.

* An understanding of SAP/Ariba and Oracle preferred but not essential

* Self-motivated & possessing good interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with peers both within the UK and Group.

* You must have the confidence to make sound recommendations to the client and must be fully experienced with running a tender.

* CIPS level 4 +

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