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Strategic buyer job

Posted 13 March by REED Procurement & Supply Chain Easy Apply Featured Ended
Are you an experienced strategic buyer?

Now is your opportunity to consider joining a leading research company.

How would you like to go to work each day knowing your projects will be varied and that the items you buy assist in the research of improving the quality of life of significant numbers of people? This isn't your normal run of the mill tactical buying role, if you are a tactical buyer then this may not be the role for you.

You've already completed a few years as a buyer or a procurement manager. As a strategic purchasing professional you've probably worked at a large multinational already, perhaps a pharma company or even within healthcare. Having been around these organisations you've been exposed to consumables and services and understand where to get these and the associated complexities. This would line you up nicely to enter into discussions with this organisation.

They look for the best, someone that can really extract added value, collaborate with their suppliers and engage with your internal stakeholders to really understand their needs., As a strategically minded individual you're recognised currently as an expert in identifying prospective cost savings, taking ownership of your projects and seeing them through to fruition.

If you want to work on significant projects from developing the business case through the procurement cycle to negotiating terms and managing the reviews this could be the role for you.

Experience being looked for;

An experienced procurement buyer/manager
Demonstrable strategic purchasing experience
Your CV demonstrates where you have made savings
Your CV explains what you have bought

What will you get in return?

Health cash plan
Childcare vouchers
Group life assurance
Holiday purchase scheme

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34007940

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