Procurement Category Buyer | Leading Retailer

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Talent Drive are pleased to be partnering with a leading retailer, who are looking to hire a Procurement Category Buyer as part of a newly created team to work across the GNFR spend not currently managed by the procurement category team, which covers everything <£500K contract value.

With a significant volume of contracts, you will be required to seek opportunities to reduce cost and improve commercial terms through reviewing supplier strategies, market testing and negotiation.

There has never been a better time to join this outstanding organisation as they undergo a huge transformation ensuring they make significant progress towards being pioneers within a competitive retail environment.

What the role involves:

  • Delivering a high number of robust and commercial contracts across a range of categories
  • Driving business value through all supplier interactions
  • Supporting with the delivery of Procurement sustainability initiatives
  • Managing multiple end-to-end sourcing processes and strategic Procurement initiatives
  • Utilising data to drive decision-making, monitor compliance and track progress

The person we hope to find:

  • Experience in a Procurement role, including managing end-to-end sourcing processes
  • A background in delivering savings and commercial value
  • Experience of contract drafting including development of schedules, commercials, and appropriate terms and conditions
  • Strong analytical and commercial approach, confident and capable of challenging the status quo
  • An ability to get going quickly, balancing multiple projects while prioritising effectively

Salary & Benefits:

  • £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
  • Annual bonus (paid out in full over last 3 years)
  • Attractive employee discount scheme across the entire portfolio of products
  • Employer and employee contributory pension + life assurance
  • 25 days annual leave plus a personal day and the opportunity to buy and sell more
  • Hybrid working (3 days a week in the office with Thursday being the anchor day)

For more information please apply directly, or by emailing the latest copy of your CV and contact details to brad@talentdrive.co.uk

Talent Drive are committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We review all applicants on equal merit and we do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.

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