Indirects Buyer- London - £45k-£55k

England, London
£45000 - £55000 per annum
10 Sep 2018
25 Oct 2018
Specialist Area
Buyer, Procurement
Full Time

Blue Chip FMCG - Indirects Buyer- London - £45k-£55k

This prestigious FMCG are looking to find a like minded individual to join their Procurement function at a firm leading the European market in their field. The role will work within a cross-functional and multi-site location - with a European focus. The successful candidate will be expected to educate a Procurement function relatively new to strategic sourcing in the best Procurement practice - working towards a transformation of the Procurement function. There is considerable autonomy over spend with the buyer therefore being accountable for the delivery of global strategic spend in line with the business objectives of the company.

The role will involve:

  • Work across indirects categories such as FM and marketing - developing and implementing global strategy in line with business requirements
  • Working within a cross-collaborative procurement function - liaising with stakeholders across different categories building and maintaining relationships
  • Supplier review and management- reviewing strategy, supplier risk and cost analysis, cost modelling, benchmarking KPI's
  • Leading as well as participating within a team environment - advocating the firms culture through processes and behaviour

Key Skills:

  • A strong record of proven category management and savings in a European environment
  • Ability to identify, influence and maintain relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience implementing change and transformation on projects
  • Meet targets in a timely fashion when it comes to strategy goals and other targets including savings
  • Degree/CIPS

Why Apply?

  • Meritocratic working environment
  • Responsible for complex accounts and projects
  • Autonomy to work your area of spend with the freedom to express your expertise and personal vision
  • Opportunities to travel

To have an opportunity to take advantage of this exciting new Procurement position and become a vital part of a new team; making a difference to one of the world's most prominent companies - please send your CV to Daniel Barnes at

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