Buyer - Indirects

London (Central), London (Greater)
£38-40k + bonus + pension
16 Feb 2018
02 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Buyer-Indirects opportunity with a fast paced and market leading Blue Chip Retailer. Use your strong stakeholder engagement skills and end to end procurement experience to take your career to the next level...

Our client is a blue chip, industry leader with well known, recognised brands throughout the UK. If you are a services (Indirects) procurement professional looking to further your career, then please read on.

Our client is looking to hire a Procurement professional to join their fast paced Group Procurement function.  To be considered, you must have demonstrable experience including:- 

  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Significant negotiation experience
  • Detailed knowledge of contract law, structuring & documentation of agreements
  • ‘Indirect’ services buying experience with a “blue chip” company.
  • Tender process experience
  • Supplier rationalisation
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Category expertise and detailed understanding of the supply base to which they are aligned
  • Strong analytical skills

Providing appropriate support to the category lead you will have an end to end involvement in the procurement process from defining the requirements for specified services, through to managing supplier relationships. You will take an active part in the negotiation and agreement of non-merchandise supplier contracts at optimal cost, timeliness and quality, while minimising risks to the Group (with support from Group Legal).

You will also be required to play an active role in the management of the internal relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

To be considered for this role you will need to have had experience in a commercial environment, ideally within an indirect procurement function.  You should be familiar with a category planning process and an end to end strategic sourcing methodology.  Project management and contract negotiation skills would also be a significant advantage.


Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business


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