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Strategic Sourcing Buyer 12 month FTC

Posted 16 January by Barclay Meade Ended

The Strategic Sourcing Specialist will be responsible for developing and managing strategies for key commodities within the business. The Sourcing specialist will support execution of category management, contracting and supplier management activities across various categories in the region.

Location - Portsmouth

Salary - £40000 - 470000 plus benefits

The roles and responsibilities of the strategic buyer are -

Forming part of the growth strategy and will play a crucial part in the development of the business whereby you will deliver significant change and improvement

Manage end-to-end sourcing for Key Commodities incorporating Indirect Spend & risk mitigation strategies involving: baseline spend analysis, requirements planning, market analysis, strategy development, risk management, competitive bidding supplier's negotiations, supplier selection, contracting, cost saving and performance reporting

Collaborate with Senior Managers to identify and drive innovative Procurement strategies across multiple Indirect spends

Manage tender processes within the business, providing guidance regarding best practice procurement

Liaise with Internal Stakeholders to identify key business needs, influencing them to understand the benefits of Procurement and meeting their needs effectively

Support purchasing team in best practice procurement practices (cost effective sourcing of materials and services)

Formulate, agree and maintain commercial terms and conditions, service level and supply agreements

Facilitate an ongoing supplier relationship management process with the key suppliers in each material category "supplier intimacy"

The ideal candidate for this role will have -

Strong supplier relationship managment experience

Solid understaning of electronics and mechanical components

Ideally MCIPs or degree qualified

Purchasing experience from a technical or manufacturing environment

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

Required skills

  • Strong mechanical or electronics experience

Reference: 34245352

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