Buyer - Indirects

Defence, Manufacturing, P2P, ERP, Procurement, Supplier Management, Dorset, CIPS, Negotiation, Bournemouth

Your new company
The Group manage a wide range of specialist capabilities, generating highly-differentiated solutions and products in the Defence & Aerospace, Security & Cyber, Transport and Energy markets. Meeting customer needs by applying electronic and software technologies in demanding environments and satisfying critical requirements.

With a footprint in 30 countries globally this business can provide longevity and fulfilment in a rewarding career path.

Your new role
This role is based in a centralised back office function that has been created to manage the spend of other U.K sites of the business and their acquired companies. Sitting in the indirect procurement team of 5, this remit will have an emphasis on Supplier scorecards and set up onto a new Procure to Pay (P2P) system.

The natural progression in this role will be to become a system expert for the new software and set up new KPI's to give accurate indications on supplier performance. The role will still operate as a buyer for services into the organisation and the successful applicant will report into category managers of I.T, FM, Travel, Staffing and utilities.

Within this team they are always looking to streamline existing processes and rationalise the supplier base. It is important to be innovative and be forthcoming with information to improve OTIF, quality and cost targets.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Expertise in ERP or P2P systems
  • Negotiation skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent organisation
  • Data analysis
  • Effective communicator
  • Experience in managing suppliers


What you'll get in return
Fantastic progression opportunities, full CIPS funding, excellent pension contribution, 35days holiday plus BH's, Flexible hours, Gym discount, childcare support, early Friday finish, Sports club

What you need to do now
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