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Project Buyer

38000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Specialist Area
Banking, Finance and Insurance
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Project Buyer - Brand Team

Department: Supply

Reporting: Senior Project Buyer

Join A Dynamic Team!

Are you a seasoned Project Buyer with a flair for taking ownership and driving successful outcomes? We are seeking a motivated individual to join our clients Supply team as a 360 Project Buyer. As a key player, you will lead crucial projects, ensuring seamless operations from design to project completion and take ownership of each stage in the process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of key projects, providing accurate information to Sales and customers.
  • Negotiate with global suppliers to secure the best price and delivery, optimising the supply chain for efficiency and cost reduction.
  • Maintain budgetary control and contribute significantly to financial reporting.
  • Collaborate with the Project Manager to plan and prioritise tasks, adapting to change proactively.
  • Oversee quality control in the supply chain, ensuring projects meet company standards.
  • Interact with overseas offices, suppliers, and partners through effective communication and occasional travel.

Experience and Attributes:

  • Minimum 3 years of buying experience (preferably in outsourcing for displays/fixtures/ Component parts).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of production disciplines and materials associated with manufacturing displays.
  • Understanding of technology and technical drawings.
  • Track record in project buying for Brands, especially multi-material assemblies.
  • Experience in managing both domestic and overseas suppliers; familiarity with the Far Eastern supply market is a plus.
  • Computer literacy, particularly in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Level 4 or above is advantageous.
  • BA (Hons) or HND in Business and Finance is a plus.

Qualities We Value:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Analytical mindset with a high level of numeracy.
  • Solution-oriented with excellent communication skills.
  • Exceptional organisational skills.
  • High energy level.

What Else:

Working Monday to Friday 8:30 to 5:00, you will be based in our clients quirky offices based in Baldock. You will earn a salary between GBP38k to GBP45k plus annual company bonus linked to the businesses annual performance (dependent upon experience).

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Tate is committed to promoting equal opportunities. To ensure that every candidate has the best experience with us, we encourage you to let us know if there are any adjustments we can make during the application or interview process. Your comfort and accessibility are our priority, and we are here to support you every step of the way. Additionally, we value and respect your individuality, and we invite you to share your preferred pronouns in your application.

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